Education By the Sea

"We are very thankful to have been able to attend today’s documentation lecture at Port Aransas EMS Conference. Lots of great information to bring back to our department."

Mathis EMS Department

Education By the Sea 2023  |  May 10-12, 2023  |  Port Aransas Civic Center in Port Aransas, Texas

EMERGICON presents Education By the Sea 2023, in conjunction with the Port Aransas EMS Conference on May 10-12, 2023.

Registration is now live. Register today.

  • 16 Hours of CE Available
  • Compliance and Documentation Day with Steve Wirth, May 10th
  • Evening, family-friendly activities
  • T-shirt with pre-registration
  • Hotel discounts available
  • Casual attire, family friendly
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Education by the Sea Event Registration

Pre-registration is open now and closes April 15th.

We are pleased to provide our clients with 2 complimentary registrations for the full conference and additional registrations for $100 per person.

$150 Registration

Walk-in registration for $175, if available

Conference Agenda - DAY 1

Wednesday, May 10


09:00 - 09:50 Steve Wirth Malpractice or Murder: When Do EMS Providers Cross the Line from Negligence to Crime?
10:00 - 10:50 Steve Wirth The Seven Deadly Sins – The Bad Behaviors Most Likely to Get You in Trouble with Your Patient, The Public, Your Agency, and the Law!
11:00 - 11:50 Steve Wirth To Repeat or Not to Repeat: What Elements of Your ePCR Must be Included in the Narrative?
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch (Provided)
12:40 - 13:30 Steve Wirth Patient Offload and Hospital Wait Times: APOT Run Amok
13:40 - 14:30 Steve Wirth EMS On the Hot Seat – Really Know What it is Like to Testify in Court?
14:40 - 15:30 Steve Wirth The “Super Six” EMS Legal Landmines: Strategies for Reducing Risk for 2023 and Beyond
19:00 Meet & Greet at Treasure Island Bar, sponsored by Siddons-Martin

Conference Agenda - Day 2

Thursday, May 11


09:00 - 09:50 Shane Beck Customer Service is a Choice
10:00 - 10:50 Suh Hughart Hidden in Plain Sight, Human Trafficking in America
11:00 - 11:50 Bill Justice Trauma Vignettes
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch (Provided)
12:40 - 13:30 Macara Trusty The X, Y, & Zs of Employee Retention: How to Retain the Current Generations
13:40 - 14:30 Rick Maricle EMS Considerations for the Operational K9
18:00 Seaside Shrimp Boil, sponsored by Siddons-Martin

Conference Agenda - Day 3

Friday, May 12


09:00 - 09:50 Dr. Northeim / Lee Richardson Lightening Round in EMS Hot Topics
10:00 - 10:50 Stephen Rahm Airway Management: The Anatomy, Physiology, and Procedure
11:00 - 11:50 Chris Way Putting the M back in EMS, A focus on Medicine
12:00 - 12:50 Scott Lail The Way of the Shepherd

Where to Stay

We are pleased to recommend the following lodging options and have negotiated special conference rates when you mention the promo codes.

Holiday Inn Express

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS and the block code EMS will be needed to get the discounted rate. Under the section for dates there is an option for Rate Preference and the dropdown needs to be clicked to access the group rate tab. That is where the block code needs to be entered. Reservation can be made by calling 361-749-5222.

Call 361-749-2600 option 1 and ask for a local representative.

You must book by phone to get 10% off. Mention Education by the Sea.

bron's beach carts

To reserve a golf cart call Bron to receive a special rate.

2023 Sponsorships

Register as a Sponsor today! Sponsor registration closes April 15, 2023.


(4 available)


  • A designated space in the conference building to set up and have conversations with attendees. Table and chairs provided.
  • Opportunities to promote your business between conference general sessions.
  • Access to conference social events to mix and mingle.
  • Access to registered attendee list.
  • Signage with your logo throughout the event spaces (depending on sponsorship level).


(0 available)


All benefits of Silver Level plus:

  • Exclusive signage for food sponsorship during lunch break
  • One daily live podium mention/commercial and recognition (3 total)
  • Organization logo on the event website


(0 available)


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