North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association

2023 Southwest Conference

Medora Community Center

September 23-24, 2023- Medora, ND

Tiny Patients, Big Emergencies: Navigating Pediatric Emergencies Preconference on the 22nd! 

NCCR Classes offered in 2023 at the Southwest Conference 

Post Board has Approved 18 hours see schedule for the post approved courses!

View the Southwest Brochure Here


If you have any questions about the sessions or registration, contact the office at 701-221-0567.

Register online Here and pay online.

Refund Policy

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 8th. If written notice of cancellation is received after September but before 5:00 pm (CST) September 14th registration fees, less a $35.00 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 SW Conference will run all scheduled days regardless of weather.

DEMS Grant and Continuing Education Credits:

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 EMS Training Grants | Department of Health (

Need a Place to Stay?

Reservations for the group will be made individually by the guests. The group contact will provide

guests with the reservation line, 1-800-633-6721 and the name of the block ND EMS Association.

Individuals with the group will call in and make a reservation within the block putting down

payment of their own to guarantee and pay for the room. The room block is guaranteed

until 8/22/23.

AmericInn Is full. The Badlands has rooms available for $143.65 plus tax.

Ask for the ND EMS Conference Rate.


AmericInn Motel

75 East River Road South
Medora, ND 58645
For reservations call: (701) 623-4800

Continuing Education:

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

North Dakota EMS Association

1622 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503


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