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Background for Presenters TLC is an annual conference featuring current best practices in EMS education. The primary objective of this conference is to provide resources, networking opportunities, and information on all aspects of instruction for those teaching or interested in teaching the various levels of EMS providers.


Audience
Instructors, trainers, skill assistants, program directors and coordinators, exam monitors, and anyone else interested in educating EMS professionals. TLC is the only conference in Minnesota dedicated solely to meeting the needs of EMS educators throughout the state and surrounding areas.


Areas of Focus
We are interested in a wide array of presentations on various topics, which may include assessment, curriculum development, educational philosophy, simulation, online or blended education, technology topics (software, hardware, etc.), accelerated learning principles, etc. We encourage entertaining and informative presentations that engage the audience and make use of graphics, interactions and dialogue.


Submission Guidelines 

Presentation Application and Submission Rules
The committee is particularly interested in presentations on teaching and learning in remote or challenging environments or conditions and how to prepare students to practice EMS in remote or challenging environments. Examples may include…
1. ​Instruction with limited resources.
2. High and low tech methods of content delivery.
3. Preparing students to work in remote or challenging conditions (e.g. wilderness EMS, farm medic, rural EMS, working on
oceanic oil rigs, disaster EMS, special event EMS, tactical medicine, specialized rescue, improvisation).
4. Special challenges students in remote or challenging areas have.
5. Curriculum modification for remote or challenging areas or conditions.
6. Creative financing for education and related issues in an underfunded EMS system.

The committee is interested in presentations on topics that fit within the DOT EMS Instructor curriculum and meet all of the stated objectives for each module. See Guidelines for a list of those areas. We encourage entertaining and informative presentations that engage the audience and make use of graphics, interactions and dialogue.

We specifically DO NOT want presentations that simply parrot the material verbatim from the DOT manual.


​Applicants will be notified via e-mail four to five weeks following the deadline for submissions regarding whether or not their submission was accepted for presentation.


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