Welcome Guest, Login
Home ยป SEMPA Procedures Course
print print

SEMPA Procedures Course

SEMPA is working on setting dates for a future course. If you would like to be among the first to know when the next Procedures Course will be held, please sign our Procedures Course Interest List.
By signing the list, we will send you updates as they become available and you will have the opportunity to be among the first to register for the course when registration opens. 


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.


  • 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
  • Meal included


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


Member rate: $1,000

Non-Member rate: $1,179

Non-Member rate with a 1-Year Fellow membership: $1,160

Non-Member rate with a 1-Year Associate membership: $1,180

COVID-19 Protocols & Policies

  • All attendees are required to be fully vaccinated and will be asked to show proof of vaccination each day to enter into the event space.
  • Masks will be required at all times.
  • Social distancing protocols will be honored.
  • Unless there are changes from the public health officials, this is our path forward.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations submitted in writing - via mail or email - and received on or before Monday, August 8, 2022, 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 Tuesday, August 9, 2022. 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 sempa@sempa.org or mailed to SEMPA at 4950 W. Royal Lane, Irving, TX 75063.

CME Statement

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.