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2023 Cherokee County EMS/Nursing Conference

March 10 @ 8:00 am - March 11 @ 5:00 pm

Friday, March 10, 2023 and Saturday, March 11, 2023
Western Iowa Tech Community College in Cherokee, Iowa

Session Topics Include:

  • Injuries and Illness in Production Agriculture
  • Burns and Blast Injuries
  • Cardiac Emergencies
  • Pediatric Respiratory Emergencies
  • EMS Response to Iowa’s Overdose Epidemic
  • What’s New with Stroke and Stroke Treatment
  • Even Superheroes Need Help Sometimes
  • Living with Mental Illness: An Individual & Family Perspective
  • Darn That SOB; Respiratory Emergencies
  • Violence and the Use of Force in Medicine
  • Considerations in Hospice and End of Life Care
  • Sepsis is a Medical Emergency & You Play a Critical Role
  • Preserving the Crime Scene & EMS in Assisting Tac Teams

Keynote Speakers:

  • James Hart, MD
    Dr. James Hart is an emergency medicine and EMS physician in Illinois. He’s an attending physician at Decatur Memorial Hospital, a level II trauma center and PCI center, as well as Taylorville Memorial Hospital, a critical access hospital.
  • Jason Brooks
    Jason Brooks is President/CEO at DT4EMS the creator of the Escaping Violent Encounters program that is specific to healthcare and a recognized subject matter expert of violence in healthcare.
  • Michael Crowe
    Mike finished his career in firefighting and EMS in 2013 after starting as an EMT-A in 1992. Mike was medically retired due to 2 specific calls he responded to.


EMS Credits applied through Western Iowa Tech Community College.
Nursing Credits applied through IBON Provider #226.
Pre-registration is required.
1.0 CEH/CE per session; full session attendance required to receive credit.


March 10 @ 8:00 am
March 11 @ 5:00 pm


Cherokee Regional Medical Center
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Western Iowa Tech Community College
200 Victory Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012 United States
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One-Day Conference Registration
Attendees who work or live outside of Cherokee County, Iowa, and wish to attend ONE of the two conference days.
$ 50.00
Two-Day Conference Registration
Attendees who work or live outside of Cherokee County, Iowa, and wish to attend both of the two conference days.
$ 80.00
Employees/Residents of Cherokee County Conference Registration
Thanks to our sponsors, this conference is free for any attendees who work or reside in Cherokee County, Iowa. Pre-registration is still required.
$ 0.00