Yearly Archives: 2019

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Rural EMS Policy Forum Panel Slated for September 27

A Rural EMS Policy Forum Panel will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on September 27th as part of the 2019 Annual NYS Rural Health Conference. The panel, held at the Niagara Falls Convention Center, will educate EMS members and conference participants, and help foster alignment on regulatory […]

10th Annual Fall EMS Teaching Day Slated for October 2

The 10th Annual Fall EMS Teaching Day is scheduled for Wednesday, October 2, 2019 in Crouse Health‘s Marley Education Center, 765 Irving Avenue in Syracuse. This free continuing medical education (CME) program is proudly hosted by Crouse in collaboration with CNY EMS, St. Joseph’s Health & Upstate University Hospital. More […]

Nominations Sought for NEW Vital Signs EMS Innovation Awards!

New York State EMS Innovation Awards Progressive ideas and forwarding thinking agencies have inspired change that has created system sustainability, recruitment, retention, alternative education models and so much more. EMS Agencies, REMSCOs, REMACs, Program Agencies, and Course Sponsors over the past year have been implementing innovation throughout New York State […]

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Garrett Loomis Educational Series Announces 2020 Program

The Garrett Loomis Educational Series has announced the program for its Spring 2020 seminar. Scheduled for April 25, 2020 at Jefferson Community College, the seminar will feature “Mindset of a Survivor,” a presentation designed to empower staff members and give them the confidence to effectively respond to an active shooter […]

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NYS Bureau of EMS Requests Assistance at State Fair

Dear EMS Agencies and Course Sponsors: It’s that time again as The Great New York State Fair is only one week away. Once again, the Bureau of Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems will provide local EMS agencies with the opportunity to be front and center while representing the NYS […]

State Launches ePCR Form for Data Upload Issues

In an attempt to streamline the communication process between EMS providers and the NYS Bureau of EMS, the state has developed a form for resolving issues that come up with different ePCR software vendors. Click the button below to access the state Bureau of EMS’ new ePCR Issues Reporting Form.

2019 BLS Protocol and ALS Collaborative Protocols Update

To: NCEMS EMS Providers NCEMS Agency Directors NCEMS REMSCO and REMAC County EMS Coordinators From: Dr. Sarah Delaney-Rowland Regional Medical Director Ann Smith Program Agency Director Re: 2019 BLS Protocol Update and ALS Collaborative Protocols The Statewide Basic Life Support Adult and Pediatric Treatment Protocols 2019 Version 1.0 and ALS […]

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FDRHPO to Host ‘Community Opioid Forums’ in Jefferson, Lewis Counties

FORT DRUM REGIONAL HEALTH PLANNING ORGANIZATION (FDRHPO) IS SEEKING COMMUNITY MEMBERS FOR OPEN DISCUSSIONS ABOUT OPIOID TREATMENT, RECOVERY, AND PREVENTION IN JEFFERSON AND LEWIS COUNTIES The Fort Drum Regional Health Planning Organization (FDRHPO), in collaboration with PIVOT Prevention and Health Services, will be hosting three community opioid forums in Jefferson […]

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Hepatitis A Outbreak Information for First Responders

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious, vaccine-preventable, liver disease caused by the hepatitis A virus. Mild cases can last a few weeks while severe cases can last several months and can cause death. How does it spread? Hepatitis A spreads by putting something in your mouth (object, food, or drink) […]