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Scott Wander

Trauma Informed Community Initiative of WNY

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The Trauma Informed Community Initiative (TICI) of WNY will have bi-monthly meetings which are open to anyone who provides care.  During each gathering, there will be a brief educational component on a topic (i.e. vicarious trauma) with the remainder of time for discussion, sharing and supporting each other.

Meetings are from 6:30 – 8pm at 214 Parker Hall, University at Buffalo South Campus.

Remaining 2019 meeting dates are September 18 & November 20.

www.ticiwny.com

Download TICI Support Group Flyer

Information regarding Catholic Health STEMI patients

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Catholic Health has updated its STEMI notification protocol and is asking EMS for additional information to be provided during the phone consultation.  After faxing the 12-lead EKG, EMS should be prepared to give the following information via phone:

  1. Patient’s Name and Date of Birth
  2. Patient presentation/condition
  3. Estimated Time of Arrival

Please take a moment to download and review the CHS communication regarding this change.

Download CHS STEMI Notification Letter

TECC Course Scheduling

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Twin District Fire Company is authorized to offer Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) courses and welcomes agencies and providers to reach out if they are interest in scheduling/attending a course.

For more information on TECC and contact info for Twin District, please see download the flyer below.

TECC Description

Training Opportunity: Rescue Task Force for EMS

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NYS DHSES still has slots available in their upcoming “Rescue Task Force for EMS” course at the State Preparedness Training Center (SPTC) on August 10-11, 2019.

The course announcement (with key details) can be accessed online at:  http://www.dhses.ny.gov//training/courses/RTF%20for%20EMS%20August%2010-11,%202019.pdf

 

Daniel J. Clayton, BS, EMT-P

Deputy Chief, Operations Branch

 

New York State Department of Health

Bureau of Emergency Medical Services

875 Central Avenue

Albany, NY 12206

(518) 402-0996 | (518) 402-0985 | daniel.clayton@health.ny.gov |

https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/ems/

CME Opportunities at Twin City Ambulance

By | Training

Twin City Ambulance has announced two training opportunities which are open to all EMS providers.

Traumatic Injuries in Pediatric Patients: July 16 from 7-8:30pm

DT4EMS ~Escaping Violent Encounters: August 18 and 25 from 8am – 5pm (must attend both days)

For more details including registration information, please download the course flyers.

Download Traumatic Injuries in Pediatric Patients Flyer

Download Escaping Violent Encounters Course Flyer

Credentialing: Don’t Forget to Submit!

By | Credentialing

It’s that time of year again when regional credentialing reports are due.  A number of services have already submitted their reports via the UBMD EMS Portal.  Please remember, June 30 is the last day to submit your agency’s report.

Please take a moment to review your membership summary report in the Portal and click “Submit Report to EMS Division” at the bottom of the page once everything is accurate.

https://portal.ubmdems.com

“Don’t Forget to Submit!”