North Dakota Emergency Medical Services Association

Thank you for attending the 2019 Southwest Regional EMS Conference! 

The 2020 SW conference will be held September 25-27, 2020 and the 24-26 of September 2021, in Medora.

Information and course schedule will be available Summer 2020.

Schedule Update

Tonight's Corn Hole, Food, and Fun's location has changed to the basement of the Community Center. The event begins at 6.

There has been a schedule change. Saturday's "Stroke" has been moved from 9 am to 8 am and will be in place of "Adding Value to EMS." 

Thank you and see you this weekend!

Best regards,

ND EMS Association

NCCR Classes offered in 2019 at the Southwest Conference 

Pediatric Cardiac Arrest 1.0 Hour

ACS 1.0 Hour

CNS Injury 1.0 Hour

Fluid Resuscitation 0.5 Hour

OB Emergencies 0.5 Hour

Infectious Disease 0.5 Hour

Pain Management  1.0 Hour

Endocrine/ Diabetes 1.0 Hour

Immunological 0.5 Hour

Ambulance Safety 0.5 Hour

Field Triage 1.0 Hour

Hygiene/ Vaccinations 0.5 Hour

Crew Resource Mgmt 1.0 Hour

Evidence Based Guidelines 0.5 Hour

See Schedule Here


Southwest Region Conference

September 20-22nd, 2019

Register Here

2019 SW Brochure 

The SW conference in Medora is being held September 20-22nd. Once again, the SW Board of Directors and the North Dakota Safety Council created an amazing line up.

On Friday, September 20th Come enjoy an evening of fun, food, and friends on the lawn of the AmericInn at 6 pm.  A draw doubles corn hole evening is planned. No entry fee.  Food provided by Billings Co. Ambulance. Registration fun begins at 6 pm.

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

Download the 2019 SW Brochure here

How to Register

Method 1:  Complete and mail in the brochure

                    -Return the brochure, along with your payment (check or provide credit card number), to:                                NDEMSA, 1622 East Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND 58503.

Method 2:  Register online HERE and pay with your credit card.  Online ends 9/20/2019!

Method 3:  Register on site in Medora as a walk-in.  There is a $5.00 fee per day to register on-site.

Need a Place to Stay?

NDEMSA has made lodging arrangements with the AmericInn Motel.  The room block will be released on August 20th at the AmericInn.  Make your reservations soon!!  Be sure to mention that you are with the EMS Conference when making your reservations.  After the release date additional rooms may be available at any of the hotels in Medora, however the special conference pricing may no longer be available.

AmericInn Motel

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

Rooms are $82.10/night plus tax

*Ask for the EMS Conference Block*

Continuing Education:

DEMST has approved 6 hours of CEU’s on Friday, 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.  View our website at for more details.


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

We hope to see you in Medora on September 20th- 22nd for the 2019 Annual Southwest Region EMS Conference!

North Dakota EMS Association

1622 East Interstate Avenue, Bismarck, ND 58503


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