News & Announcements
The NYS Bureau of EMS recently released 2 policy statements which will shortly be available on their website. Click here for a copy of Policy Statement 08-02 Patient Confidentiality and click here for a copy of Policy Statement 08-03 Records Retention.
Two additional REMO Regional Airway Courses will be held at Clifton Park-Halfmoon Ambulance. The first is scheduled for Tuesday, January 15th from 5:00 until 11:00 pm and the second on Saturday, January 19th, 2008 from 10:00 am until 4:00 pm. Both sessions cover the entire REMO Regional Airway Course, Parts I and II and attendance at either session fulfills the Regional Airway requirement for ALS providers. The program is open to both BLS and ALS providers and has been approved for a total of 6 hours of REMO CEU credit including 2.5 hours BLS and 3.5 hours ALS. Preregistration is required by email to CPHM-Training@nycap.rr.com. Click here for a course flyer.
The Mutual Aid Plan for Corised and will take effect April 1, 2009. Updated copies of the new MAP (page 10 of the Saratoga County EMS Mutual Aid Plan) are available for download by clicking here.
The Fire Coordinator’s Office has announced two I-300 courses. The first will run during January 2008 at West Crescent Fire and the second during February 2008 at Wilton Fire. Click here for the course announcement.
Two sessions of NYS and FEMA approved WMD training will be offered as a component of the Pilot Refresher Core Content Program being held at the Fire Training Center. The sessions are scheduled for Tuesday, December 4 and Thursday, December 6, 2007 both from 7 – 10 pm. The instructor will be Chief George June of CPHM. Preregistration is not required and there is no charge to attend either session. Attendance at both sessions is required to receive a FEMA course completion certificate which also fulfills the DOH required 6 hours of WMD training for participants in the Pilot Refresher Program.