Announcements

Archived communications to the EMS Community

EMS Leadership Training – Part I: The NYS EMS System

The UBMD EMS Division is pleased to announce Part I of the 2018 EMS Leadership Training Series. This is the first of several modules which will be offered throughout 2018. This series is FREE and open to ALL providers. EMS leaders/officers are strongly encouraged to...

PCRs to Oishei Children’s Hospital

Oishei Children’s Hospital reminds all EMS services that the PCR is part of each patient’s record and essential to high-quality patient care. EMS is reminded to leave the PCR with the patient at the time of transport. When this isn’t possible, it is imperative the PCR...

Escaping Violent Encounters Training

Twin City Ambulance will be hosting an escaping violent encounters course on March 26 & April 2. Attendance at both sessions is required. For more information, please download the course flyer. Download TCA dt4ems Course...

ECMC ED Construction Notice

Construction of the new ECMC Emergency Department has begun. An important notice regarding this construction project is attached to this notice. Please read and widely disseminate. Download ECMC ED Construction...

2018 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference!

The UBMD Emergency Medicine EMS Division looks forward to the 2018 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference on April 20 & 21 at the Millennium Hotel and Conference Center in Cheektowaga, NY. http://ubmdems.com/conference/ Each year we work hard to offer unique topics with a...

Stroke Prenotification: Kaleida Health

On February 18th, Kaleida's neurosciences transfer resources website went live. Please take a moment to review the information on the site; specifically, the EMS Acute Stroke Pre-Notification Guidelines. The formal communication from Kaleida is attached to this...

Certified Instructor Update: Rochester

Certified Instructor Update Class Saturday 04/07/2018 from 8:00am to 3:00pm Public Safety Training Facility 1190 Scottsville Rd, Rochester, NY Email: mlrems@mlrems.org to sign up.

PHTLS Course: St Johnsburg FD in North Tonawanda

St. Johnsburg Fire Department in North Tonawanda is hosting a PreHospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) course on February 17 - 18, 2018. To learn more about this course, please download the course flyer. Download PHTLS Course...

Notice Regarding Counterfeit Tourniquets

All EMS providers and agency leaders are strongly encouraged to download and review the notice below concerning counterfeit tourniquets. Download Counterfeit Tourniquets...

Proposed Change to Part 800 – Public Comment Open

The proposal to change the age to become an EMT was recently published in the New York State register. The proposed change is to reduce the minimum age by one year, from 18 to 17. The proposal can be viewed at:...

CME Opportunity: Neuro Case Review

Catholic Health System and Daemen College are pleased to offer Neuro Case Review being held at Daemen College on Sunday, February 4th at 6pm. To learn more about this program, please download the flyer. Download CHS Neuro Case Review at Daemen...

CME Opportunity: Troubleshooting the Inter-Facility Transfer

Mercy Flight of WNY is pleased to offer a CME and dinner on February 12th: Troubleshooting the Interfactility Transfer. For program and registration details, please download the flyer. Download Troublshooting Interfacility Transfers...

Rescue Task Force for EMS Training: State Preparedness Center

Rescue Task Force for EMS January 25-26, 2018 Course Description: Recent events have spurred a national discussion on the survivability of victims and safety of first responders during active shooter events (ASEs) and other forms of aggressive deadly behavior (ADB)....

CME Opportunity: Stroke Simulation Training – LVAC

The Lancaster Volunteer Ambulance Corps and CHS have partnered to offer the above CME opportunity on February 26th at 7pm. To learn more about this event, please download the course flyer. Download Stroke Simulation Training at LVAC...

CME Opportunity at LVAC: Trauma in the Atypical Pediatric Patient

LVAC Welcomes Jeffery Abbott NYSAEMT-P, CCEMP-P, TCCC-P; Trauma Injury & Prevention Coordinator for Oishei’s Childrens Hospital: JANUARY 9, 2018 7pm Trauma in the Atypical Pediatric Patient A discussion on how to handle special needs patients in trauma scenarios RSVP...

Ambulance Entrance Clarification at OCH

Oishei Children's Hospital has provided graphics to help clarify the ambulance entrance location. If you have any questions, please contact Jeff Abbott at the email address or phone number identified on page 2 of the downloadable document. Download OCH Ambulance...

NYS DOH Notification: C. auris

As directed by the NYS DOH, we are disseminating an important notification pertaining to C. auris - a multidrug-resistant yeast. The document provides numerous resources including contact precautions and infection control guidance. Download NYS DOH C auris...

Tactical Scene Size-Up: Evans Center VFC

The above program will be held on December 13th at 7pm. To learn more, please download the flyer. Download Tactical Scene Size Up at EVANS CENTER...