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    First Responder Staffing Bill Signed Into Law

    The new bill allowing first responders to become a legal part of the ambulance crew has become law. Governor Scott Walker signed the ambulance staffing bill on November 11 along with other legislation. Whether you support or oppose the change, it is likely to impact EMS throughout Wisconsin.

    You can read all of the details on the new first responder rule change, and read comments from EMS providers across the state about what they think, in the November-December edition of EMS Professionals magazine. You’ll also get our first look at the 2015 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC)  guidelines, from the American Heart Association. Plus, there is so much more, including a look into the future of health emergency preparedness healthcare coalitions, details on the 30th Working Together Conference & Exposition, the challenges of treating hypothermia patients, and the basics of negligence. You’ll also get the latest local news from Greenfield, Milwaukee, Baraboo, Mosinee, Janesville, Bellevue, Tichigan and more!

    Magazines are already in the mail to every Wisconsin EMS Association member, but you can login and read the full magazine right now. Not a member? – join right now using a credit card and be able to access this and previous magazines – along with everything else available online. Individual membership is only $25 and includes both online and print access to EMS Professionals magazine.

    Get all of the details on the changes to ambulance staffing in Wisconsin in the November-December edition of EMS Professionals magazine. Take a look now!

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    Details on the 30th Working Together Conference & Exposition Have Arrived!

    The Wisconsin EMS Association, along with the 2016 Platinum Sponsor, LifeQuest Services, is pleased to announce the details for the 30th Working Together Emergency Services Midwest Conference & Exposition. This milestone conference, held at the Wisconsin Center in downtown Milwaukee, is certain to be the best we’ve ever offered – and one you won’t want to miss!

    From expanded days, added tracks & sessions, more choices and extra CEUs, to a new conference app, electronic ticketing & attendance credit, celebrity participation and special events, you’ll quickly see that the 30th conference has a lot that is brand new. The changes will also be evident when you experience the excitement from the first moment you arrive.

    Dozens of educators will come to Wisconsin from across the nation to provide more sessions and offer more hours of continuing educational credit than at any previous Working Together conference. Best of all, conference tuition remains unchanged at only $70 per day for Wisconsin EMS Association members taking advantage of their $10 per-day membership discount. If you’re not a WEMSA member, you pay only $80 each day – or join to save up to $40!

    Check out all of the information in the conference section. Then register for the 30th Working Together Emergency Services Midwest Conference & Exposition, January 26 – 31, 2016. Registration is now open!