EMS Continuing Education / Training Opportunities

EMS Continuing Education / Training Opportunities These events have been submitted to by various entities and are not sponsored by DEMST.  If you would like your approved event added to this list, please submit continuing education approval to knsears@nd.gov; and a request to be added to the website to dems@nd.gov. Not all events on this list include approved continuing education. 


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Hennepin County Medical Center: EMS TRA-CCS Trauma and Critical Care Series: Simple Education for Complex Care

EMS Trauma & Critical Care Series is a free monthly hour-long webinar made possible by the Hennepin County Medical Center departments of Trauma Services and Emergency & Critical Care Education. EMS TRA-CCS can be watched live online or in-person on the first Wednesday of each month at 2pm, or an an archived recording at your leisure.

Register here: http://goo.gl/forms/DL9iRXCvGD


Difficult Airway Management (DAM) Lab; UND Star

October 24, 2015 9:00AM - 4:00PM

1. Review airway assessment and identify characteristics of the anticipated difficult airway.

2. Identify strategies for managing a suspected and unanticipated difficult airway.

3. Experience several different tools for difficult airway management.

4. Become familiar with the devices and techniques needed to manage different difficult airways, and when and how to use them.

5. Evaluate the potential for Difficult Airway Management in bariatric patients.

Informational Flyer and Registration Information


Simulation in Motion - North Dakota (SIM-ND)

Statewide Emergency Care Education with Mobile Simulation - Altru Health System, Essentia Health, St. Alexius, Sanford-Bismarck, Sanford-Fargo, and Trinity Health have joined forces under the directorship of ND STAR (North Dakota Simulation, Teaching and Research Center for Healthcare Education) at the University of North Dakota to bring emergency care education to your area. SIM-ND is a statewide, mobile education system using high fidelity human patient simulators to train pre-hospital and hospital personnel. Grant funding from the Leona M. & Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust allowed ND STAR and the North Dakota Department of Health to design and implement SIM-ND with four large trucks outfitted with adult, pediatric, infant and pregnant/delivery simulators. SIM-ND strives to bring the highest quality emergency medical education to your area.

For more information and to schedule a training session go to the SIM-ND website.



University of North Dakota

Death Investigation Training (BASICS, Cultural Competency, Mental Health First Aid)

  • Online, enroll anytime
  • 1 - 3 months to complete (depending on the course)
  • Independent study
  • Work at your own pace
  • Courses are free of charge until September 30, 2015 (to qualifying individuals)
  • Course / Registration Information Here
  • EMS ICCR hours approved: Basic - 7.75, Cultural Competency - 2.25, Mental Health First Aid - 3.25


Death Investigating Training



Approved by North Dakota DEMST.

Supported by Stryker.

Free EMS Continuing Education!!