Monthly Archives: January 2019

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Advanced Standing Program

Advanced Standing Program Offered for EMT-Critical Care Providers

Finger Lakes Community College has announced an Advanced Standing Program for EMT-Critical Care providers wishing to advance their certification to the Paramedic level. The course will run from February 27, 2019 to September 19, 2019 and classes will be held at the college on Wednesdays from 6-10:00 p.m. and Saturdays […]

Memo to EMS Agencies in Regards to Syringe Epinephrine Recall

A memo to EMS Agencies in regards to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s syringe epinephrine recall: TO: All EMS Agencies with Syringe Epinephrine Kits (aka Check & Inject Kits) Date: 12/19/18 FROM: North Country Regional Advisory Committee RE: Epi-safe syringes FDA recalled the epi-safe syringes because they consider the […]

pre-hospital course schedule

Faxton St. Luke’s Announces 2019 AHA Pre-Hospital Course Schedule

Faxton St. Luke’s Healthcare, located in Utica, NY, has released its 2019 American Heart Association Pre-Hospital Course Schedule for emergency medical services (EMS) providers. Courses being offered include ACLS Original and Refresher trainings; PALS Original and Refresher trainings, and Health Care Provider CPR. Pre-registration is required for all courses and can […]

River Family Health Center

River Family Health Center Receives NYS PMCH 2017 Recognition

On January 7, 2019, River Family Health Center received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a New York State Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) practice at the 2017 standard, the most recent standard available. This recognition is given to practices across the state that meet a rigorous […]

EMT scholarship program

Applications Being Accepted for ZOLL EMT Scholarship Program

Applications are now being accepted for the ZOLL® EMT Scholarship Program, and all EMTs working to continue their education are encouraged to apply! The ZOLL® EMT Scholarship Program awards medical education grants to qualifying EMTs who show a commitment to the profession. The goal of the program is to support […]