23rd Anniversary of the First There First Care Conference

June 4th – June 6th 2019

2019 Conference Schedules

Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Advanced Life Support & Nursing Preliminary Competitions
Competition schedule – Click Here

Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Mini Pre-Sessions
Speaker schedule – Click Here

Thursday, June 6, 2019 Plenary Session
Speaker schedule – Click Here

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2019 First There First Care Conference

EMS and Nursing Competition

June 4, 2019 – June 6, 2019

Bonaventure Resort and Spa, Weston FL. 33326

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The Fire Chiefs’ Association of Broward County, Florida and the Broward Regional EMS Council welcome you to the “First There First Care” EMS Conference and the Chief Mike Haygood Broward Invitational ALS and Nursing Competition.

This is South Florida’s premier EMS conference reaching paramedics, EMT’s, nurses and other healthcare professionals from South Florida and beyond! This year’s theme “The Next Generation” First There First Care EMS Conference, explored topics in “Technology and the Future” for the EMS Providers and Emergency Department personnel.

Each year our emergency medical service personnel and emergency nurses face new and more challenging situations. Recent events such as mass shootings and the complex technical rescues of entrapped victims remind us that our skills must remain sharp and focused.

For the past two decades The First There First Care team has brought the latest trends and techniques to both pre-hospital EMS and emergency department nurses.

This year the conference hosted over 600 attendees with CEU’s awarded for the mini sessions and conference attendees. We commend each and every one of you for taking this opportunity to advance your training, education, and networking.

Don’t Miss Out! The Chief Michael Haygood, preliminary ALS and Nursing competition for 2019 will be held on Tuesday, June 4th, 2019 so save the date. Pre-conference Sessions with the top finalist for the ALS and Nursing Competition teams will be on Wednesday, June 5th 2019 culminating with South Florida’s premier EMS conference, The First There, First Care conference will be held on Thursday, June 6th 2019 location TBA. 

***Save the date and we will See You There!***

Click here for the ALS competition Schedule

ALS & Nursing Competition

  • The Chief Mike Haygood Broward Invitational
    ALS & Nursing Competition Past Champions

    2018 – ALS – Margate Fire Rescue
    2018 – Nursing – Memorial Health – Regional
    2017 – ALS – Miramar Fire Rescue
    2017 – Nursing – Memorial
    2016  – ALS – Sunrise Fire Rescue
    2016 – Nursing – Broward Health
    2015 Sunrise Fire Rescue
    2014 Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue
    2013 Margate Fire Rescue
    2012 Held by City College/ Miami Dade Fire Rescue
    2011 Held by City College/ Boca Raton Fire Rescue
    2010 No Competition
    2009 Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue
    2008 Tamarac Fire Rescue
    2007 Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue
    2006 Coral Springs Fire Rescue
    2005 Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue
    2004 Miramar Fire Rescue
    2003 Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue
    2002 Miramar Fire Rescue
    2001 N. Lauderdale Fire Rescue
    2000 N. Lauderdale Fire Rescue
    1999 N. Lauderdale Fire Rescue
    1998 Sunrise Fire Rescue
    1997 Broward County/ Sunrise Fire Rescue

2018 Diamond Sponsors

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2018 Platinum Sponsors

2017 BH_4CP

2018 Gold Sponsors

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2018 Silver Sponsors

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2018 Bronze Sponsors