2017 Toward Zero Deaths Conference

Optional Pre-Conference Training

The following free training events will be held October 25, 2017, the day before the TZD conference. Separate registration is required.

Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Tech Renewal Testing

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Maplewood Fire Department
1955 Clarence Street, Maplewood, MN

Nationally certified CPS technicians with expired certifications are eligible to take this eight-hour Certification Renewal Testing Course. This class is designed to renew certification for expired technicians who remained active in CPS and wish to become CPS technicians once again. The class is limited to 20 participants, and there will be a fee to attend. To register or for more information, contact Diana Van Wormer at carseatinfo@healthpartners.com.

Standardized Field Sobriety Testing(SFST)/DWI Update Training

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saint Paul RiverCentre
Room 4
Saint Paul, MN

Explore the newest and most relevant court cases affecting law enforcement procedures, review ever-changing DWI law, get tips on solidifying your DWI case, and refresh your SFST skills and techniques. This four-hour course is perfect for those who have already attended the 16-hour SFST course. There is no cost to attend. To register contact Don Marose at don.marose@state.mn.us. Onsite registration will be accepted; please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the session. Attendees are responsible for their own lunch. The session is approved for four POST credits.

Situational Awareness: Perham Area EMS Emergency

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saint Paul RiverCentre
Room 4
Saint Paul, MN

Perham Area EMS and other local agencies responded to a person unconscious—a cardiac arrest for one and a trip to a hyperbaric chamber for others. This session will discuss the need for maintaining a high sense of vigilance and determine what to do when you become part of an incident. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required. To register contact Tom Nixon at thomas.nixon@state.mn.us. This session is approved for two EMS CEU credits.

Child Passenger Safety Advisory Board Meeting

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn St. Paul Downtown, Cathedral Room

This meeting is for state CPS Board members only. No registration is required for meeting attendees. Contact Jennifer Booge at 218-732-7204 or buckleupforlife@gmail.com with any questions.