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Annual Conference

The Whatcom County EMS is excited to host its 30th Annual Conference on Prehospital Medicine, Friday October 21st through Sunday October 23rd, 2011. Thank you for your interest in the event, and we hope to see you in October!

  • Fees:
  • Friday: Workshop A (EMS Instructor Workshop)- $75
  • Friday: Workshop B (WA state EMS Evaluator Certification)- $75
  • Saturday and Sunday: Main Conference - $190

  • Late fee: If recieved after Oct. 12th - $30

  • Form:
  • Registration Form.

  • Method:
  • Mail form to: PO Box 5125 Bellingham, WA 98227
  • Fax form to: (360) 715-6492

  • Payment:
  • Checks: Make checks payable to: Whatcom County EMS/TC Council.
  • Credit: We are unable to take credit card payment.

Online Registration
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Schedule of Events
For a more detailed schedule, click here.

Friday, October 21, 2011
Pre-conference Workshops

  • Workshop A: EMS Instructor Workshop
  • Workshop B: Washington State EMS Evaluator Certification

Saturday, October 22, 2011
Main Conference

7:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome
8:00 Oxygen: Helpful, Harmless or Deadly? / Michael Levy, MD
9:30 Break
9:45 Have A Blast! Understanding and Managing Blast Injuries / Marvin Wayne, MD
11:30 Lunch (on your own)
1:00 Back Injuries / Way Yin, MD
2:10 The Downwind Walk: A Paramedicís Experiences on September 11, 2001 / Lt. Steven Kanarian, FDNY EMS (Retired)
3:20 Never Let Them See You Sweat: Taking Control of the Pediatric EMS Call / Michael Sullivan, MD
4:30 All Bleeding Eventually Stops / Jennifer Russell, EMT-P
11:00-7:00 Vendors Fair
5:40-7:00 Social Time: Beer/Wine/Beverages/Hors d'oeurves

Sunday, October 23, 2011
General Sessions

7:00 Registration/Continental Breakfast
8:00 My Rural Is Bigger Than Your Rural / Michael Levy, MD
9:30 Break
9:40 Pulmonary Edema or Pneumonia: The Classic EMS Diagnosis / Lt. Steven Kanarian, FDNY EMS (Retired)


  • Steven Kanarian, EMT-P
  • FDNY EMS Lieutenant (Retired)
  • New York
  • Michael Levy, MD
  • EMS Medical Director, Anchorage FD
  • Emergency Physician
  • Anchorage, AK
  • Jennifer Russell, BS, EMT-P
  • Skagit Medic One
  • Skagit County, WA
  • Michael P. Sullivan, MD, FACEP
  • Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine
  • St. Joseph Hospital, Bellingham, WA
  • Medical Director, San Juan County
  • Marvin Wayne, MD
  • Clinical Assoc. Prof., Univ. of WA
  • EMS Medical Director, Bellingham/Whatcom County
  • Peace Health St Joseph Medical Center
  • Bellingham, WA
  • Way Yin, MD
  • Clinical Assoc. Prof., Univ. of WA
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Bellingham Spine Pain Specialists
  • Bellingham, WA