SEMPA Procedures Course 2024

SEMPA Procedures Course 2024

January 25 - 26, 2024
Jacksonville, FL

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  • Limited to 50 participants
  • All hands-on
  • Small group sizes
  • Perform lifesaving procedures on high fidelity simulators
  • Course held at a high-tech simulation center
  • Procedural cadaver experience
  • Fulfill your EM-CAQ requirements
  • Extensive opportunities for supervised practice
  • Pre-course materials available to enhance the learning experience
  • Faculty are emergency medicine trained and emergency medicine educators
  • Breakfast and Lunch included

Take your emergency medicine skills to the next level with hands-on training on life-saving emergency medicine procedures at the SEMPA Procedures Course.


During this day-and-a-half course, you will engage in procedural education through hands-on training with high-fidelity trainers. There will also be a procedural anatomy demonstration by instructors on human cadavers. Participants will have access to the demonstration cadavers.


Day 1

Rotation Time
Airway (BLS adjuncts/BVM/DL) 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Airway (Rescue Devices/VL) 9:00 am - 10:00 am
BREAK 10:00 am - 10:15 am
LP (Blind/US) 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Arthrocentesis / IO 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
LUNCH 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Central Lines 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm
Chest Tubes / Needle Decompression 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
BREAK 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Peritonsillar Abscess / Paracentesis 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Thoracentesis / A line 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm


Day 2

Rotation Time
Lab time for extra practice and procedural anatomy demonstration by instructors on human cadavers (limited hands-on experience with cadavers) 8:00 am - 12:00 pm


The University of Florida Center for Simulation Education and Safety Research is located within a large facility spanning approximately 24,000 square feet and is divided into three areas in the Pavilion building on the UF Health Jacksonville campus. The Main Simulation and Conference/Instruction Area is a 7,000 square-foot area that was once a working hospital emergency department. The area is supported by an additional 800 square-foot conference and instructional area.


Registration Category Procedures Course Only Registration Ultrasound & Procedures Bundled Registration
SEMPA Member $1,100
Non-Member $1,250
Registration with 1 Year Fellow Membership
(Fellows must be a certified EMPA)
Registration with 1 Year Associate Membership
(Associates would be NPs, MDs, EMTs, etc.)


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Emergency Physicians and Society of Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants. The American College of Emergency Physicians is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Emergency Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for a maximum of 12 hour(s) of ACEP Category I credit.


Cancellations submitted in writing - via mail or email - and received on or before Thursday, December 21, 2023, will receive a refund of fees paid less a $50 cancellation fee. No telephone cancellations will be accepted. No refunds will be made for cancellation requests on or after Friday, December 22, 2023. However, if there is a waitlist and we are able to fill your slot, we will refund you less the $50 cancellation fee.

Cancellation requests can be sent to or mailed to SEMPA at 4950 W. Royal Lane, Irving, TX 75063.

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