October 10-13, 2020
Savannah Riverfront Marriott
Preconference Options: Oct. 10-11
Conference Days: Oct. 11 at noon to Oct. 13 at 12:30 pm
The Georgia EMS Association encourages you to come to the beautiful city of Savannah, GA, home of the 34th Annual GEMSA Providers & Educators Conference.
We believe you are going to find the educational experience at this conference to be both enjoyable and rewarding. In addition, we hope you take advantage of some of the great history this city has to offer; stroll down River Street, or enjoy Tybee Island; taking advantage of the many sites and recreational opportunities that exist on the Georgia coast.
The brochure has details on the conference hotel, an agenda, pre-conference workshops, session descriptions, speaker bios and more! Download it when available in 2020.
Registration will be open in Summer 2020.
Please note: members must login in the upper right to view the member prices. (If you don’t have a password, go to the login screen and click on “forgot my password”. This will e-mail you instructions on how to create one.) If you have trouble, contact the GEMSA office.
EARLY REGISTRATION – SEPT. 23, 2020
Price increases by $50 on September 21
PAYMENT DEADLINE – SEPT. 30, 2020
Please note that payments must be received in the GEMSA office by Sept. 30 to confirm your attendance at the conference. You can pay online or mail a payment.
If you don’t pay online, please mail a copy of your registration information with payment to be received by GEMSA by Sept. 30 to:
ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE – SEPT. 30, 2020
After Sept. 30 you must register on-site.
HOTEL CONFERENCE RATES
2020 GEMSA PROVIDERS & EDUCATORS CONFERENCE –
Georgia EMS Association and the Georgia Trauma Commission are offering a Georgia Trauma Skills Procedure Lab in Georgia with two available sessions each day. The sessions have been approved by Georgia’s Office of EMS & Trauma for 4 hours of CEUs.
Each Lab session will be the same lab for both AM and PM. There will be 5 to 7 rotating lab skill stations per session offering the following education: Direct/Video Laryngoscopy; EZ-IO; NIO; Chest Needle Decompression & Anatomy; Difficult Airway Simulation; and Bleeding Control & Wound Packing Simulation.
Please follow the link for registration information:
Your registration will be confirmed upon placement in a group within a few days of registration. (Dates subject to change if needed due to COVID-19.)
Boundtree, Medline, North American Physio-Control, Rescue,
Teleflex, Z-Medica, Zoll
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of Dr. Robert Fredrick “Fred” Mullins on Sunday, June 14, 2020
ON BEHALF OF THE GEORGIA TRAUMA COMMISSION and the GEORGIA TRAUMA FOUNDATION
STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE BURN AND RECONSTRUCTIVE CENTERS OF AMERICA FAMILY:
The Georgia Trauma Care Network Commission (GTCNC) would like to say THANK YOU for
everyone that applied for the first FY 2020 EMS Trauma Related Equipment Grant cycles. The
GTCNC dispersed a total of $944,000 grant awards during FY 2020.
At the request of the EMS Subcommittee, the GTCNC approved another grant award
opportunity using AFY 2020 funding for your EMS agency “GRANTEE” to be used for purchase(s)
of Trauma Related Equipment to equip ambulances. The total amount of funds to be awarded
is $1,123,977 statewide. Our current ambulance count yielded 1,302 ambulances or
reimbursement up of $863.27 per ambulance. Funds will be distributed on a reimbursement
basis only. Attachment D contains the award amount per grantee.
Attached FY 2020 GTC EMS Trauma Equip Grant Package Round 2 please find the following documents:
Attachment A – Grant Application
Attachment B – Instructions for the required notarized affidavit.
Attachment C – Approved equipment lists.
Attachment D – Awards by Region/Service.
The deadline to submit completed grant packets including your agency applications, affidavit
and copy of invoice or purchase order for reimbursement is on or before April 30, 2020.
Applications received after this date will be returned to the sender.
PLEASE NOTE: We will accept emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) or faxed (706-841-1980)
grant packets to begin processing, but MUST have the originals via mail. Completed grant
packets must be mailed or delivered to:
FY 2020 EMS Equipment Grant Round 2: Georgia Trauma Commission
410 Chickamauga Ave, Suite 332 Rossville, Georgia 30741
This grant can be used by the GRANTEE to purchase equipment that is on the required list for
ambulance licensure by the Georgia State Office of EMS and Trauma within the Joint Policy
Statement or the Commission approved list both in Attachment C. The purpose of the FY 2020
EMS Equipment Grant is to reimburse EMS Agencies for equipment purchased from the
approved equipment lists found in Attachment C. This has been updated with the approved
most recent equipment grant cycle.
The Georgia Trauma Commission and the Georgia EMS Association is offering a Georgia Trauma Skills Procedure Lab in Georgia with two available sessions each day. The sessions have been approved by Georgia’s Office of EMS & Trauma for 4 hours of CEU’s.
Each Lab session will be the same lab for both AM and PM. There will be 5 to 7 rotating lab skill stations per session offering the following education: Direct/Video Laryngoscopy; EZ-IO; NIO; Chest Needle Decompression & Anatomy; Difficult Airway Simulation; and Bleeding Control & Wound Packing Simulation
Please follow the link for registration information!
Your registration will be confirmed upon placement in a group within a few days of registration.
LIMITED SPACE IS AVAILABLE SERIOUS INQUIRES ONLY!
Boundtree, Medline, North American Physio-Control, Rescue, Teleflex, Z-Medica, , Zoll
The Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) program is based on the principles of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and meets the guidelines established by the Committee on Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (Co-TECC). The course teaches civilian tactical EMS; any EMS practitioner called upon to respond to a mass casualty or active shooter event.
Upon successful completion of the course students will receive NAEMT TECC Course Completion Certificates and wallet cards.
Course Locations and Date:
Crisp County Cordele, GA March 13-14, 2020
Floyd County – March 21 & 22, 2020
Muscogee Co – Columbus Co. GA March 28 & 29, 2020
Registration will be limited to 20 students per course so don’t delay.
The first qualified 20 students will be accepted.
Applicants beyond that will be placed on a waiting list
Register at the link provided below:
The course registration fee is Grant funded. Lodging and meals are not included with this course.
Please find our Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report here :GTC_FY19AR_FINAL
Pediatric Trauma Symposium
WHEN: Monday, January 24,2020
WHERE: Central Georgia Technical College H-Building ( Auditorium) located at 3300 Macon Tech Drive in Macon, Georgia
Register Online : www.surveymonkey.com/r/R52020PedsTraumaSymposium
Please e-mail email@example.com for additional details.
Admission One New Teddy Bear
Discussion Topics: Abdominal Trauma, Mass Casualty Triage, Pediatric Burns, Orthopedic Trauma, Suicide Among Children and Teens and much more.
***New this Year….. FREE Pre-Symposium Workshops:
January 23, 2020
8:30a-12p Georgia EMS for Children – Peds CHAMP Orientation
12p-1p Central Georgia EMS-C Lunch & Learn
1p-4p Child Abuse Prevention & Intervention
1p-4p Improving Occupant Protection for Pediatric Patients in Ambulance
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for additional details