News & Announcements
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Ambulance has scheduled a series of ePCR demonstrations at their station during June. Click here to download the schedule and contact information.
A DOH Train the Trainer presentation on Atropine Auto-injectors pens will be held on Thursday, June 5th (2008) at the Fire Training Center from 7 – 9 PM. A notice and registration form is on the way to every BLS and ALS Transport agency as well as each ALSFR service in Saratoga County (click here to read or download the notice and registration form). Services wishing to participate should send their training officer and one other EMT to this training. Auto-injectors will be issued to attendees at the session. Participation is voluntary (as discussed at recent EMS Council and OES meetings) and pre-registration with DOH is required to attend. Only DOH certified ambulance agencies (BLS and ALS) and certified ALS First Response services are eligible to participate.
Moreau Emergency Squad will once again sponsor “Comical Stitches”, a stand up comedy show, to be held on Saturday May 24th (2008) at the Charles R. Wood Theater. Doors open at 7 pm and the show starts at 8 pm. Tickets are $15 each and benefit the Moreau Emergency Squad Building Expansion Project. Click here to download a brochure for Comical Stitches or call 518-361-5196 for tickets.
Clifton Park-Halfmoon Ambulance will host “EMS Stress & Your Family” on Saturday May 31st (2008) from 9 am – 1 pm followed by an afternoon BBQ. Facilitators are Dr. Gerry Goldberg, Staff Psychologist at Toronto EMS and Kim Ankers from York University. The program is for EMS providers and their spouses or significant others. Childcare assistance is available. Preregistration is required. Click here to download a brochure with registration information and further details.
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.