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For Immediate Release:
February 23, 2012

Tobey ER doctors and Southcoast Health System to host inaugural Cape & Coast Prehospital Conference

MARION, Mass. — Tobey Emergency Associates Inc., the physicians who provide Emergency Department services at Tobey Hospital, and Southcoast Health System will host the inaugural Cape & Coast Prehospital Conference on March 10 at Tabor Academy's Fish Center for Health and Athletics, 66 Spring Street in Marion.

The conference will include multiple 45-minute continuing education lectures featuring national speakers with up to four different topics to choose from hourly along with 45 national and regional vendors and exhibitors from EMS, firefighting and law enforcement companies and educational institutions. The event will include product samples, K-9 demonstrations, an aeromedical landing (weather permitting) and regional employment opportunities in EMS, fire, and law enforcement as well as in trade, paramedical, nursing and allied health educational programs.

The conference is open to the public. Individuals interested in a career in prehospital care and law enforcement are encouraged to attend and explore the exhibit. Registration is $15 per person with a discount of a fifth person free when registering four people at once. Snacks and a light lunch will be provided.

Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with opening remarks beginning at 9 a.m. Exhibition hall hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information or to make a reservation contact Donna Costa with Tobey Emergency Associates Inc. at 508-273-4198, visit or follow on Facebook at Cape and Coast Prehospital Conference.

Stephanie Poyant
Public Information Officer
Phone: 508-961-5280
Pager: 508-387-2532
Fax: 508-961-5876

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