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Training Opportunity: DHS Active Shooter Workshop

By | Training
Active Shooter Workshop

April 11, 2019 (8:30am – 4:00pm)
Erie County Fairgrounds: Ag-Grange Building
5600 McKinley Parkway
Hamburg, New York 14075
Register Here:
Hosted by US Department of Homeland Security

This scenario-based workshop features facilitated discussions to engage private sector professionals and law enforcement representatives from Federal, State, and local agencies to learn how to prepare for, and respond to, an active shooter situation. Through the course of the exercises, participants evaluate current response concepts, plans, and capabilities for coordinated responses to active shooter incidents.

There is no charge for the workshop (Lunch extra/on own).
Workshop limited to 128 participants (max 3 per agency) – Each attendee must register individually
Registration will close on Thursday, April 4, 2019

Anne M. D’Angelo, RN, MS

Program Director, Finger Lakes Regional Training Center


REGISTRATION OPEN! 2019 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference

By | Events, Training

Registration is now open for the 2019 Greater Buffalo EMS Conference being held at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens on Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13.

This year’s conference will continue to feature excellent presenters from several emergency medicine physicians, EMS researchers and leaders!  Additionally, a full buffet dinner by Salvatore’s Italian Gardens is included with your conference registration on BOTH Friday night and Saturday afternoon!

The conference registration fee remains unchanged again this year! $95 will provide top-notch CME, TWO buffet dinners, and an opportunity to network with EMS providers and leaders from across NYS.  Hotel rooms are also available at a special conference rate.

Topics included at this year’s conference are as follows:

Before the Door: Prehospital Stroke and Neurology

Widow Makers, mTBIs and Bathrobes…Why They Matter Too You!

Deciphering the Alphabet Soup of Legal Documents: DNR, MOLST, HCP, & POA

Beyond EMS: Public Safety & Transportation Research

Damage Control Extrication: A two-part Case Study

Faceoff!  Whose Side Are You On?  EMS Best Practices Discussion

– A full presenter line-up will be disseminated in the coming days!

Register – 2019 EMS Conference

Updated NYS EMS Inspections

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Ed Mager from the Bureau of EMS and Trauma Systems will be sharing information regarding the updated NYS EMS agency inspection process during the Wyoming-Erie Regional EMS Council meeting on Wednesday, March 6th.  The meeting will be held at the South Wales VFC at 6pm.

EMS agencies are invited and encouraged to attend this REMSCO meeting to learn more about the updated process.  An opportunity to ask related questions will be provided.

CME Opportunity: Trauma Tuesday

By | Training

The ECMC Trauma Program will present “TRAUMA TUESDAY” on Tuesday, February 19th at 2PM.

This event is currently scheduled to occur quarterly in 2019. Your feedback and case suggestions are welcome. Our aim is to make this a positive learning opportunity and discuss ways to improve trauma care in the region.

Access this training from your computer, tablet or smartphone:

For more information, please download the flyer.

Trauma Tuesday Training