|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: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VZFP38D
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
The Erie County Medical Center is asking all EMS providers to review the attached communication regarding communication with ECMC via the protocol app.
Please take a moment to review the document and share widely.
You are invited to attend an EMS presentation about the treatment of stroke, cardiac, and pulmonary patients at the GVI.
Wednesday, March 27th 2019 at 7 pm
Scatcherd Hall in the Buffalo General Medical Center, D-Building, 2nd floor
Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 26th to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food will be served
The UBMD EMS Division will be reviewing the requirements for proper completion of the NYS paper PCR. The training will also highlight some “best practices” when documenting on the PCR.
The session will be held at the Clarence Center VFC on Tuesday, March 26th at 7pm. Please register in advance (link below).
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!
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.
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: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/359413357
For more information, please download the flyer.
On January 9, 2019, NYS adopted a change that reduced the minimum certification age for EMTs to age 17 (previously 18).
For more information, please visit the following link: EMT Initial Certification Eligibility Requirements