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CME Recertification

January 15, 2020 / Alain Jacon / Education & CME

This is the DOH webpage dealing with recertification:   https://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/ems/certification/cmerecert.htm   I believe they were saying the online renewal system is not ready. However, you may use the PDFs and mail them. At this time, this is all the information I have available.

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UHS Wilson Helipad to be Closed Jan 13 6am-6pm

January 9, 2020 / Alain Jacon / News

UHS Wilson Medical Center’s rooftop helipad will be CLOSED (unavailable for landings or departures) this Monday, January 13, 2020 from 6 am until approximately 6 pm. This means that Wilson will NOT be able to accept any flights or use the helipad under any circumstances during this period. This closure is required to complete important […]

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Upcoming Dispatcher Civil Service Exams

November 6, 2019 / Alain Jacon / Jobs

Announcements have been posted for upcoming examinations for various Dispatcher civil service exams. All exams are promotional (require that you already be in a qualifying position), EXCEPT for Emergency Services Dispatcher 1, which is an “Open, Competitive” exam. Please note the deadline for filing an application for this examination (via mail, or in-person) is November […]

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Upcoming Events in November

October 7, 2019 / Alain Jacon / Events

The Addiction Center of Broome County (ACBC), one of our foremost partners in the battle against the addiction/overdose crisis in Broome County, is sponsoring some upcoming training opportunities, and has graciously extended an invitation to those in the emergency response disciplines to participate at no cost! Below are the links to the flyers and where […]

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Prehospital PECC

January 17, 2019 / Alain Jacon / Prehospital

Pediatric Emergency Care Coordination From Southern Tier Health Care System, Inc.: Thank you to all the program agencies for your support in the implementation of the Prehospital Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinator (PECC) project across New York State. Here is a link to our Pediatric Prepared website. We are going to begin working on a toolkit for […]

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Minimum age change from 18 to 17 years of age

January 15, 2019 / Alain Jacon / News

Here is a link to the State Register:  Rule Making Activities.  The notice of adoption appears on page 13. Here is a link to the adopted regulation on the DOH website: Emergency Medical Services Initial Certification Eligibility Requirements Department of Health NOTICE OF ADOPTION Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Initial Certification Eligibility Requirements I.D. No. HLT-04-18-00010-A Filing […]

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