Wednesday, March 14

8:00 a.m.-9:55 a.m. Bureau of EMS: CEP Orientation - Ryan Nix
10:10 p.m.-12:00 p.m Bureau of EMS: EMT Instructor Orientation - Ryan Nix
1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m SC EMS Educators Training - Outside the Lines…Teaching Those Who Teach Others - Stephen Murphy
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. South Carolina EMS Educators’ Association Annual Meeting
6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. South Carolina EMS Association Meeting
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. EMS Association and Educators' Social
Thursday, March 15  
8:30 a.m.-9:45 a.m. South Carolina Data Oversite Committee Meeting
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. SC EMS PIER Team Town Hall Meeting - SC EMS PIER Team
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Emerging Issues in EMS - Chris Kelly
10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. South Carolina Medical Control Committee Meeting
10:15 a.m.-11:15 a.m. Changing Culture Through Crew Resource Management and Mentoring - George Rice
12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
1:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m. Opening Ceremony - Symposium Committee
1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Keynote Session: The Magic Behind the Medicine - Stephen Murphy
2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m Break
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. SC EMS State of the State - Chief Robert Wronski
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Keynote Session: Field Use of Blood and Plasma - Shawn Griffin
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. South Carolina EMS Advisory Council Meeting
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Wine & Cheese Social in Exhibit Hall (entry with ticket only)
Friday, March 16  
8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Medical Control Physicians Workshop - DHEC Staff
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Young Stroke Realigning Field Training with Field Experience - Amy Edmunds & Gary Moore
  The Meaningful Pursuit of People - Ryan Thorne
  Football Equipment Removal: Utilizing Athletic Trainers - Michael Rice
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m Break in Exhibit Hall
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m Best Practice KPI’s for Revenue, Work Force Response Improvement - Todd Sims & Michael Salonish
  Pediatric Simulation Lab – EMS for Children - Palmetto Health
  When Your Blessing Becomes a Curse - Angie Stewart
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. The Overdose Crisis: Are We Ready to Handle It? - David Glendenning
  Pediatric Simulation Lab – EMS for Children - Palmetto Health
  Rescuing Our Responders: Reducing Risk in Public Safety Employees - Bryan Fass
2:15 p.m.-2:45 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m. Tomorrow’s Paramedics. Where Will They Come From? - Jeff Hammerstein
  Follow First, Then Lead: Leadership and Followership Skills Necessary to Succeed in Today’s EMS Environment - David Porter
  Make It Stick: Confronting Your Patient and Equipment Handling - Bryan Fass
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. South Carolina Community Paramedic Advisory Committee
4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. 2018 South Carolina Paramedic Championship Guest Judges: Stephen Murphy, Dwight Polk , Chris Ebright, Janet Taylor
8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. South Carolina EMS Reunion (entry with ticket only)
Saturday, March 17  
9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Understanding EMS Regulations: 61-7 For Dummies - Mitch Stewart
  In an Instant - Chris Ebright
  Syncope in Children: Differentiating the Benign From the Deadly - Dr. Eric Hawkins
10:15 a.m.-11:00 a.m Break in Exhibit Hall
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m De-escalation Techniques: Let's Talk About It! - Dwight Polk
  Russian Roulette: the American Way - Chris Ebright
  Stroke Care 2018 - David Glendenning
12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m Lunch (on your own)
1:15 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Mental Health Aspects of The Aging Mind - Dwight Polk
  Pediatric Sepsis - Chris Ebright
  Rapid STEMI Recognition: From The Bunny Slope To The Black Diamond - Stephen Rahm
2:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Youth Suicide: When Kids Do The Unthinkable - Dwight Polk
  The Other 3 Stooges - Chris Ebright
  Close To The Chest: Thoracic Trauma - Stephen Rahm
6:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony