Rescue workers get hands-on experience in the fundamentals of air operations in a Helicopter Operations at EMS Incidents class; 8 a.m. to noon Nov. 17, Ellington Field, 11900 Old Galveston Rd , Houston .
Rescue workers will learn and practice high angle techniques such as rappelling; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 17, Houston Fire Department Training Center, 8030 Braniff, Houston.
Responders will practice rope systems and confined space rescue operations; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 18, Houston Fire Department Training Center, 8030 Braniff, Houston .
Keynote address by Dr. James “Red” Duke, surgeon, Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, and former writer and producer of the nationally syndicated Texas Health Reports; 8:15 a.m. Nov. 19.
Texas EMS Awards Luncheon honoring EMS leaders in 13 categories begins at noon Nov. 20, Hilton Americas-Houston, Lanier Grand Ballroom. Photo session to follow luncheon.
Full conference schedule available online at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/emstraumasystems/07conference.shtm