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Scott Wander

NYS Protocol Update: Action Needed from EMS Officers!

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On behalf of the NYS Bureau of EMS and Trauma Systems, the UBMD EMS Division has been asked to communicate information concerning the recent protocol update:

  1. Thank you to all who completed the protocol update by the 12/31/2019 deadline.
  2. The NYS Bureau of EMS is tracking each service’s compliance with the update and is now requesting all EMS services (BLS FR, Ambulance, and ALS FR) to submit an affirmation of compliance on or before Friday, January 17, 2019https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/ProtocolCompliance
  3. If an agency feels it needs an extension, they will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  There are elements necessary to apply for the extension.  The extension process is detailed in the letter which can be downloaded below.

Download Protocol Communication from the Bureau of EMS

CME Opportunity: ECMC Trauma Case Review

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The ECMC Trauma Program will present and discuss 3 blinded trauma cases* and management of pregnant trauma. We will discuss opportunities for improvement and positive aspects of the cases from pre-hospital through discharge. The EMS crews are encouraged to participate and offer insight so we can all learn from each other. Join us in person!

If you are not able to join in person, please participate from your computer, tablet or smartphone. **

https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/200272925

Audio: 1-716-646-8673, conf ID 824627#

*This is a repeat of November’s Trauma Tuesday plus pregnant trauma.

Download EMS Case Review and Training Night Flyer

EMS Job Opportunity: Health Program Coordinator (Albany, NY)

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We are excited to inform you that the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems is accepting applications for the position of Health Program Coordinator – Emergency Medical Services for Children and Coverdell. This announcement and information about the recruitment, including how to apply, is available on the Health Research Incorporated website. A direct link to the posting has been provided below.

https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/4504/health-program-coordinator/job

This is an open recruitment through HRI so please feel free to share this posting as appropriate.

Thanks,

Steven P. Dziura Jr.

Deputy Director

New York State Department of Health

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services & Trauma Systems

Certified Instructor Update Course: Niagara County

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Lake Plains Community Care Network has scheduled a CIU course being held at Niagara County Community College on December 30 from 7pm – 10pm.  Please note: registration is OPEN as this time but the program is pending approval from the NYS Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

To register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf4o0ht4AQz3X9VrnnfVfAs093xk0F2J4AQBXking34zHu6XQ/viewform

Download December 2019 Certified Instructor Update Course Flyer