News & Announcements
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.
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.