Erie County is asking that you assist us in training Law Enforcement and other Emergency Responders by roll playing as victims of an incident. There will be multiple days and locations of the event and you can participate in one or more. Lunch will be provided.
National EMS Education Standards (Draft 1) open for Public Comment Until early Sept
The National EMS Education Standards, first published in 2009, are being revised with the support of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The revision is a community-wide, collaborative effort being led by the National Association of EMS Educators and the RedFlash Group. The project’s Development Team met earlier in 2019 to review the recently released National EMS Scope of Practice Model and stakeholder input to produce a first draft of the revisions. This draft is now available and public comment can be provided until September 20 using this online form.
Select the link above to learn more about the National EMS Education Standards and how comments may be provided.
The Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) conference will be held on October 4, 2019 at UB’s South Campus. The program is designed to help providers and advocates for victims of sexual assault to maximize their effectiveness in providing care, treatment and services.
EMS is welcome and encouraged to attend this conference. For more information, please download the conference flyer.
Vital Signs Conference is excited to announce the new EMS Agency Innovation Awards! These awards will be split into four innovation categories: organizational, clinical delivery, recruitment & retention and educational.
Award nominations are welcomed via electronic submission using the link provided below.
To submit a nomination, please electronically submit your application via https://apps.health.ny.gov/pubpal/builder/survey/innovative-award
Vital Signs Conference has released their brochure which can be downloaded below. This statewide conference will be held in Buffalo!
Please note – new this year – the conference will only accept two methods of payment: credit card and electronic check transfers.
The conference Website is as follows: www.vitalsignsconference.com
On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 Mercy Hospital of Buffalo will be hosting an awards dinner to recognize some of the amazing life-saving work being done by first responders throughout Western New York.
For more information regarding the awards program, including nomination information, please download the flyer below.
Please note: It is not a requirement that Mercy Hospital of Buffalo was the patient transport destination for the call being nominated.
Please download the flyer below for details regarding a CME opportunity on Friday, September 6th at 10am.
Dear EMS Colleagues,
Please see the attached guidance/policy statement on the subject of Measles as it relates to EMS response as well as two supporting documents. Please share widely.
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 | email@example.com |
The OBLS (Obstetric Life Support) panel, assembled by the AHA, is seeking prehospital providers with experience encountering pregnant patients. The text below is a link to a survey they are conducting to gather more information.