COMING TOGETHER AT FDIC

This year we’ll be joined by the following core groups in training the fire service. They will have education, meetings, and events at FDIC.

 

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FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES HIGHER EDUCATION CONFERENCE AT FDIC: “EDUCATING THE EDUCATOR” – APRIL 24-25

The mission of Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE) is to establish an organization of post-secondary institutions to promote higher education and to enhance the recognition of the fire and emergency services as a profession to reduce loss of life and property from fire and other hazards. Speakers will include USFA Administrator Dr. Lori Moore-Merrell and NFA Superintendent Eriks Gabliks.

OPENING CEREMONY DAY 1 – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

WELCOME REMARKS: BOBBY HALTON | Conference Director, FDIC

KEYNOTE: BATTALION CHIEF DANIEL SHERIDAN | Fire Department of New York

CADAVER LAB – WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26

Sponsored By: teleflex

A unique opportunity to review relevant anatomy associated with critical care and lifesaving emergency procedures. Participants will enhance their understanding of the various procedures and the associated risks and benefits through the hands-on practicum.

OPENING CEREMONY DAY 2 – THURSDAY, APRIL 27

FEATURED SPEAKER: ASSISTANT CHIEF BRIAN ZAITZ | Kirkwood (MO) Fire Department

KEYNOTE: CHIEF OF TRAINING BRIAN BRUSH | Midwest City (OK) Fire Department

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: DEPUTY DISTRICT CHIEF (RET.) STEVE CHIKEROTIS | Chicago (IL) Fire Department

JEMS GAMES – FRIDAY, APRIL 28

A live educational clinical competition that challenges teams to appropriately assess and provide quality, efficient patient care during realistic, high-pressured scenarios. Attendees are invited to the Final Competition, which serves as an exceptional learning opportunity for the audience and participating teams.

THE EAGLES AT FDIC – FRIDAY, APRIL 28

This coalition of physician leaders who serve as EMS medical directors from most of the largest U.S. municipalities and counterparts around the world, led by Dr. Paul Pepe, will gather to exchange creative concepts and to articulate bold new ideas at FDIC on Friday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., immediately following the JEMS Games.

MORE EMS CREDIT HOURS THAN EVER BEFORE

More than 230 hours of continuing education accredited by CAPCE through hands-on training, pre-conference workshops and classroom sessions.