2021 Southwest Conference
September 25- 26, 2021- Medora, ND
Preconference on the 24th! Sponsored by the Dickinson Shriners.
Post Resuscitation 0.5 Hour
VADS 0.5 Hour
Stroke 1.5 Hours
Trauma Triage 1 Hour
Hemorrhage Control 0.5 Hour
Special Healthcare Needs 2 Hours
Psychiatric 1.0 Hour
Toxicological/ Opioids 0.5 Hour
Neurological/ Seizures 0.5 Hour
At Risk Populations 0.5 Hour
Culture of Safety 0.5 Hour
Pediatric Transport 0.5 Hour
Research 1.0 Hour
If you have any questions about the sessions or registration, contact the office at 701-221-0567.
Register online HERE and pay online.
COVID- 19 Precautions
The North Dakota EMS Association and the Medora Community Center is taking extra precautions as well to ensure safety. There will be distance in the seating, and sanitation areas throughout the conference. Masks will be mandated and rapid tests will be optional for those interested. If you are experiencing any symptoms or have been in contact with someone exposed, do not attend. You will get fully refunded.
The North Dakota EMS Association will do everything in our power to keep the attendees safe, unfortunately there is always a risk. If you do not feel comfortable attending this conference we understand and will give you your registration back no questions asked.
Please don’t hesitate to contact the office with any questions or concerns. Your safety is important. As much as we would like you to join us, if you have any reservations, please do not attend.
Membership Dues are NOT refundable. The conference registration fees, less a $15.00 processing fee, are refundable if written notice of cancellation is received before 5:00 pm (CST) September 3rd. If written notice of cancellation is received after September 3rd but before 5:00 pm (CST) September 10th registration fees, less a $25.00 processing fee, will be refunded. Substitutions for cancellation will be allowed with written notice. All refunds will be issued after the conclusion of the conference.
The Division of EMS has made the Continuing Education Grant available to help cover costs of travel and attendance. This grant must be applied for by a licensed North Dakota EMS Agency. The grant can be found at
75 East River Road South
An application has been made to the DEMS has 8 CEU’s on Saturday, and 8 CEU’s on Sunday for EMS providers. Certificates are awarded at the conclusion of each individual session. CEU’s will be awarded for recertification using the National (NCCR), Local (LCCR), and Individual (ICCR) National Registry requirements.
An application has also been submitted to the ND Post Board and North Dakota Board of Nursing. Stay tuned for updates and approvals.
National Registry Continued Competency Hour Requirements
|Provider Level||National (NCCR)||Local (LCCR)||Individual (ICCR)||Total Hours|
|Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)||8 Hours||4 Hours||4 Hours||16 Hours|
|Advanced First Aid Ambulance (AFA-A)||20 Hours||10 Hours||10 Hours||40 Hours|
|Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)||20 Hours||10 Hours||10 Hours||40 Hours|
|Advanced EMT (AEMT)||25 Hours||12.5 Hours||12.5 Hours||50 Hours|
|Paramedic||30 Hours||15 Hours||15 Hours||60 Hours|