EMS Pro Expo + Conference

EMS Conference Near Rhode Island

October 20-22, 2022
Foxwoods Casino, CT

Why attend?

  • Largest EMS Conference in New England
  • 40 Speakers
  • 3000+ EMS Professionals
  • 300+ Continuing Education Unit Opportunities
  • 30+ Exhibitors
  • Fine Dining, Entertainment, and more!

Who should attend?


The EMS PRO Expo strives to offer you a wide range of emergency medical service conference presenters, exhibits, and classes to accommodate different skill levels and experience.

Our speakers share knowledge that cuts across the spectrum of certification to be useful to EMRs, EMTs, AEMTs, paramedics, and other EMS PROfessionals.

  • Paramedics
  • Critical Care Paramedics
  • Community Paramedics
  • Advance Practice Paramedics
  • Military Medics
  • Physicians
  • EMS Medical Directors
  • Physician Assistants
  • Advanced EMTs
  • Emergency Medical Technicians
  • EMRs/First Responders
  • EMS Educators and Instructor/Trainers
  • EMS Chiefs, Officers and Administrators
  • Emergency Managers
  • Firefighters and Rescue Personnel
  • Fire/Rescue Chiefs, Officers, and Administrators
  • Tactical EMS Providers
  • Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses

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The Expo provides me with best-in-class educational and networking opportunities. At the conference, I am able to reinforce my own skills from cutting-edge educational tracks and gain a broader perspective on best practices by interacting with my peers from many different regions.

- PJ Bridge

EMS Pro Expo:

EMS Conference Near Rhode Island

While no one ever knows exactly what tomorrow has in store, EMS PRO Expo will always be that resource PROviding EMS PROfessionals the tools they need to PROpel them to PROficiency. EMS PRO Expo serves the ever-expanding mobile healthcare PROfessional community by PROviding an unparalleled conference experience comprised of education, networking, and interactive engagement.

Although we started as CT EMS Expo, we’re now bigger than ever and expanding from the largest EMS convention in New England into the international market. By sharing emergency medical knowledge with others at the EMS PRO Expo, you can develop lasting connections and skills to continue being the best at what you do.

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EMS PRO Expo: Oct 26-29, 2022 @ Foxwoods Resort & Casino
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Mark A. Blake, age 61, of Stratford, Connecticut, died Tuesday, September 20, 2022, after a valiant battle with COVID-19. Mark, a beloved and loving son, brother, husband, father, and friend, passed peacefully with his family by his side.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 27, 1961, ...Mark is survived by his devoted wife Eileen, and his two children, Ryan (16) and Liam (13), of whom he was incredibly proud. Mark leaves to cherish his memory: his mother Mary Blake; brother Terry Blake and his wife Tracy Dayton, and their children Jillian and Jackson; and his in-laws Mike and Alexine Henzy, Tim (Kerry), Bill (Wendy), and Catherine (Ryan Eastwood), and their children, his dear nieces and nephews. Mark also had numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins who he loved dearly, some of whom were there to greet him when he passed.

Mark was a selfless volunteer for his community. He was honored to be a Life Member of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department (WVFD) and the Emergency Medical Service (EMS). He served the WVFD as Vice-President and as a Lieutenant. He was also Chairman of the WVFD Benevolent Committee, the Public Relations Committee, and the Explorer Post, amongst others. During his tenure, Mark established the Child Passenger Safety Program in Weston and the Fairfield County Chapter of Safe Kids. He was a Child Passenger Safety Instructor and one of his greatest joys was working with parents and families to teach them how to safely transport their children. Mark received numerous awards, including Firefighter of the Year, the President and Chief Award, and was recognized for Outstanding Service at the Blue Mass by the Diocese of Bridgeport and the Knights of Columbus. Mark also was a Board Member and President of the Southwest EMS Council and the Vice-President of the Southwest Regional Communications Center.

In addition to his volunteer work, Mark was an EMS Supervisor on the Westport Emergency Medical Service, where, after first serving as a volunteer, he was employed for more than 30 years. While Mark was a decorated member of EMS, his greatest sense of accomplishment was doing what he loved to do – assisting others when they needed it the most.
Mark was a mentor to members of his Fire and EMS families. Mark’s family and friends have found comfort in the incredible stories and tributes shared by so many individuals who Mark aided and inspired over the years.

Mark was very proud of his work during the L’Ambiance Plaza building collapse in 1987, and his involvement with the Red Cross, supporting its response to the 9/11 attacks. Mark instilled his love of, and dedication to, community service in so many others, most significantly his brother and sons who so proudly carry on his legacy.

Mark was a wicked Boston sports fan. Going to the Boston championship Duck Boat parades and Red Sox games at Fenway with his brother and with his sons were among his most cherished memories. A member of the Norwalk Police Emerald Society, Mark took every opportunity to celebrate and share his Irish heritage.

Mark and his family would like to express their gratitude to his angels at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Gaylord Healthcare, who so genuinely cared for him from their heart, helping him to find the silver lining during his battle, and making this journey more bearable. Those individuals know exactly who they are because he was sure to express his appreciation no matter what the circumstances.

Visitation will be at the Harding Funeral Home in Westport, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, September 26, 2022.
A Mass will be held at St. Matthew Church in Norwalk at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. Burial will follow at Willowbrook Cemetery in Westport.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Mark’s memory may be made to St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, where his family has established the Mark A. Blake scholarship to be awarded to a student interested in pursuing a career as a first responder. Donations in Mark’s memory may also be made to the Weston Volunteer Fire Department.

Weston-Redding-Easton Patch Town of Weston, CT Weston Volunteer EMS Weston Today News 12 Connecticut WFSB - Channel 3 Eyewitness News WTNH News 8 NBC Connecticut FOX61 Firehouse.com SWRCC Westport Police Department Westport EMS Town of Westport Fire Department Mark Sudol American Red Cross EMS PRO Expo Stratford Patch The Irish Echo Connecticut Fire Academy Westonct Oem Weston Police Department Westport Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (WVEMS)

Very excited to welcome James Boomhower to Trumbull. Was very inspired by his presentation at last years EMS PRO Expo. A motivated and proactive industry leader. You won’t want to miss this event. Save the date: 09/19/2022 at 6:30PM TEMS Dinner and a CME-Invest in your mental health!

...Join us as we welcome special guest James Boomhower to present:

Keeping Sane Through the Chaos- First Responder Mental Health and Wellness

Presented by: James C Boomhower M.S.(c), B.S., FP-C, C-NPT, NR-P, CCISM; Founder- Stay Fit 4 Duty, LLC; Critical Care Transport Specialist-Paramedic Educator/Preceptor/Peer Support Coordinator Boston MedFlight

This presentation will bring to light the ongoing mental health challenges that first responders face daily. This presentation will also highlight the tools and techniques available to first responders that can be used to improve their mental health and wellness. Finally, this presentation will highlight locally available resources to aid in assisting providers in need.

Objectives:
-Recognize the signs and symptoms of cumulative stress in EMS
-Review the prevalence of cumulative stress in EMS and in healthcare overall
-Recognize the high incidence of suicide and self harm in first responders
-Discuss options available to ensure we (as providers) are mentally fit for providing patient
care and staying safe and sane in the first response environment
-Discuss tools that can be used by first responders to improve their own mental health along
with providing the local resources available to providers

Intended Audience: BLS & ALS First Responders

2hrs CT and NREMT credit

No Cost

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