Key Note Speaker

Dr. Pohlman with Indy car Driver James Hinchcliffe

Dr. Pohlman will do an overview of
The crash of Indy car Driver James Hinchcliffe and Hemorrhagic Shock


Dr. Tim Pohlman, Senior Trauma Surgeon Methodist Hospital Indianapolis Level-I Trauma Center

Board certified: General Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

        Fellow: American College of Surgeons (FACS)


Rush Medical School, Chicago Illinois-1978

Internship: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Residency: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Fellowship: University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Robin Stump EMS Section Chief

Indiana Update
There was new legislation passed regarding stroke, air ambulance and suicide that requires the EMS Commission to take action.  We will give an update on the status of each of these groups as well as other updates that are currently taking place in the state.


Robin Stump has been with the IDHS/EMS for 32 years.

Robin has held many positions over the years and is currently the EMS Section Chief over EMS field operations.

She also covers district 5 and is responsible for the agency’s Disaster Portable Mortuary Unit.

During disaster times in the State Robin holds the position of Operations Section Chief in the State’s EOC.

Nate Metz – President IEMSA

Creating a Just Culture, Protections for a PSO


Nathaniel Metz, NREMT-P, is the Vice President of Prompt Medical, and Director of Operations for Prompt Ambulance Central. Nathaniel is also the Director of Prompt’s Extended Health Services Division, which utilizes diversified EMS deployment models to meet the needs of a range of healthcare, commercial, and industrial clients. Nathaniel currently serves as the President of the Indiana EMS Association, and is the President and founder of the not-for profit Indiana Mobile Health Collaborative, an organization dedicated to supporting EMS and promoting Community Paramedicine in Indiana and beyond. Nathaniel is a recognized expert and leader for the development and proliferation of Community Paramedicine and Mobile Integrated Healthcare (CP-MIH) programs across the United States.  Nathaniel’s Gap Analysis is widely recognized as a discovery tool that EMS agencies can utilize to identify opportunities to pursue diversified CP-MIH programs.  In addition, Nathaniel serves on numerous stakeholder committees tasked with the development of Community Paramedicine, and has been an invited speaker at the IRCP in Melbourne Australia, the Zoll Summit in 2015, and the 2016 Hennepin CP-MIH Conference in Minnesota.

Lee Turpen currently serves as the Chairman of the Indiana EMS Commission and is Clinical Manager AMR

Designing EMS Credentialing Programs


Lee Turpen currently serves as the Chairman of the Indiana EMS Commission.

He has worked in EMS management for 34 of his 35 years in EMS, primarily in clinical development and quality Improvement roles.

He has also instructed EMT and Paramedic courses since 1987. Lee’s primary focus is the development of evidence-based medicine in the prehospital care environment.

Lindi Holt Community Health Network as the Clinical Coordinator and EMS Educator

My Booboo Needs a Tourniquet


Lindi Holt has served in various positions in EMS Education in Central Indiana since 1988 and most recently with the Community Health Network as the Clinical Coordinator and EMS Educator.  She has served with the City of Lawrence Fire Department as a firefighter/paramedic since 1991 and continues to actively practice part time with CLFD as a paramedic.  Lindi received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Eastern Kentucky University in Sport Medicine/Education with an Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Care.  In 1988, she received her Master of Science in EMS Education from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and completed a PhD in education from Capella University in 2006.  Currently, Lindi serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of EMS Educators, a National Registry Advanced Level examination representative, and is a site visitor for the two primary EMS accreditation agencies.  She is an approved Critical Incident Stress Instructor for the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation and was one of the primary founders of CISM Indiana, Inc. in 1989.  She has served as a CISM Team Coordinator for the MERIT Team and is an active participant with Community Health Network’s RISE Team.

Tony Stimpson, NREMT-P, Flight Paramedic Educator Lutheran Air/Lutheran Ground Lutheran Hospital

Tony will be doing Hemorrhage Management with a focus on tourniquet application, hemostatics and overview of the Boston Marathon Bombing


Tony has been involved for 36 years in EMS, Paramedic for 31 years. Retired in 2016 with 29 years of service with TRAA (Three Rivers Ambulance Authority) in Fort Wayne In. Serving as a street medic, FTO, Director of Training. Tony is a 33 yr. member of the Decatur Fire Department and is currently the Deputy  Chief. He is a Tactical Paramedic with Allen Co. Sheriff’s Dept. SWAT Team. He is a Flight Paramedic with Lutheran as time permits in his primary role as an Educator. Tony initiated a state wide hemorrhage control group along with other public safety personnel and Surgeons, E.R. Doctors to assist with training initiatives throughout Indiana. He is married to his wife Michelle for 28 years and she is an RN working as the Injury Prevention Coordinator at Lutheran Hospitals Level II Trauma Center

LuAnn McKinley Senior Lead Flight Nurse for Lutheran Air in Ft. Wayne, Indiana

The Sepsis Paradigm, LuAnn will review guidelines and current practices as well as cutting edge advances in the treatment of sepsis


LuAnn McKinley, BSN, CFRN, works as the Senior Lead Flight Nurse for Lutheran Air in Ft. Wayne, Indiana.  She has over 20 years’ experience in ICU, Emergency Department and Flight Nursing. She is a member of the Air and Surface Transport Nurse’s Association.  She currently serves on the board and is the current Treasurer for INAAMS (Indiana Association of Air Medical Services).

Lt. Mike Janes
Fishers Police Department

Bridging the gap between EMS and Law Enforcement


Lt. Mike Janes has been with the Fishers Police Department since 2003 currently serving as a night shift supervisor.  He has been a paramedic since 1996.  Mike worked in EMS full time as a paramedic in Vigo County, and with the Terre Haute Fire Department before following a law enforcement career path.  Through a joint venture with the Fishers Department of Fire and Emergency Services his patrol vehicle is certified as an Advanced Life Support Non-Transport unit.  Mike oversees the police department dive team and coordinates their boat patrols.

Scot Tuttle Education Coordinator for Lutheran Air / Ground / EMS

Pediatric case reviews


Scot currently is the Education Coordinator for Lutheran Air / Ground / EMS.   Scot has extensive clinical, educational, and operational experience in both hospital and pre-hospital settings.  His 30+ years of experience include working in almost every type of critical care unit, experience in the management of pediatric critical care units as well as critical care transport operations.  For the past 7 years he has spent the majority of his time as the critical care transport education coordinator as well as a flight nurse.

Andrew Bowman is an acute care nurse practitioner



Andrew Bowman is an acute care nurse practitioner, registered nurse and paramedic with 35 years experience in emergency medical care including prehospital care, emergency department care and inter-facility critical care transport. He currently works in several community emergency departments in central Indiana as an acute care NP. His interests are varied and include emergency cardiac care, airway management, point of care information and FOAMed (free open access medical education).

Kimberly Pate Godden, Vice President, Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service of Indiana, Inc.

Legislative Initiative’s and updates


Ms. Godden is currently the Corporate Secretary and Vice President of Legal and Government Relations for Superior Air- Ground Ambulance Service of Indiana, Inc.  Kim has been with Superior since 2007 and in this position she oversees the legal department, corporate compliance and government relations.

Kim started her legal career in the Illinois Attorney General’s Office where she found her passion for advocacy and impacting policy through the legislative process.  After eight rewarding years with the Attorney General’s Office, Kim accepted a position as in-house counsel for a Real Estate Development Company and also ran several local and countywide campaigns.

Kim currently represents Region 3 (IL, IN, WI, OH, MI, TN, KY) on the Board of Directors for the American Ambulance Association as well as serves on the following Boards:  Indiana Emergency Medical Services Association, Illinois State Ambulance Association, Illinois Department of Public Health EMS Advisory Council, the Illinois EMS for Children Advisory Board, the Illinois EMS Alliance, the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and on the Legislative committee for the Michigan Association of Ambulance Services.

Kim enjoys being able to bring her legal background, education and experience working in and with government to the EMS industry. During this ever-changing environment of health care reform, it is important to make sure that decision makers are informed about the importance of patient transport and the impact of regulations and policies.  Being able to work with state, local, and federal government is an integral component of the EMS Industry’s success.