Dear EMS Colleague: As you probably know by now, the Spiedie Fest and Balloon Rally, one of Broome County’s premier family fun events, will return to Otsiningo Park on August 4, 5, and 6. We are very proud and excited to once again host this event at one of our outstanding County park facilities. One […]
There will be a CLI class starting on Friday evening, June 9, 2017, and continuing all day Saturday and Sunday. The location will be the Public Safety Building in Binghamton. To register, you will register/login here and then go to Events…View Events. If registration is full, please email me (email@example.com) or call the office (607-699-1367) […]
As you may be aware, UHS is trying to change the way the ED accepts its patients, when they are transitioning patients from EMS to the ED. Many of you have received the reference cards. They are placed in the clipboard of each ambulance and reference cards for your ID tags are available. Attached for […]
We’ve been reviewing PCRs for patients transported to our ER with symptoms of acute stroke or TIA since March 2016. We look for documentation of onset of symptom/s, or Last Known Well, Cincinnati Stroke Scale (CSS) and/or Glasgow Coma Scale. Your initial assessments facilitate triage. Read the entire letter here.
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 the education of EMTs (EMT-Basic, EMT-Advanced) who are working toward their paramedic certification (EMT-P). Applications are due April 14th, and recipients will be announced in May during EMS […]