American Heart Association – Advanced Cardiac Life Support Course

Faxton St. Luke’s EMS education is hosting a American Heart Association ACLS Course August 12 and 13 the Original Certification course is open to pre-hospital ALS providers and meets both days 8AM to 4PM.  Sign up on-line or contact Bill at 738-8351 for more information.

Basic EMT Classes

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN CLASS

WATERVILLE 9/3/14-3/19/15

Erik Merrill will instruct a Basic Original and Refresher starting Sept 3, the class will run Monday, Wednesday and occasionally on Thursday evenings from 6:30PM to 10:30. The class certification exam is March 19, 2015.

CLARK MILLS 9/8/14-3/19/15

Central Oneida County Ambulance will host a Basic Original and Refresher class with CIC Adam Shaver instructing. The class will meet on Monday and Wednesday evenings 7PM to 10PM and occasional Saturdays 9AM starting September 8 the certification exam is March 19, 2015.

HERKIMER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE 8/26/14-12/18/14

CIC Richard Bishop will instruct this daytime Basic Original and Refresher class at HCCC beginning it will begin 8AM Tuesday and Thursdays and finish at 1 PM there will be some Saturday sessions as well. This class will end December 18, 2104.

NEWPORT FIRE STATION 10/7/14-3/19/15

Starting October 7, at 6:30PM Jack Hasse CIC will begin a Basic Original and Refresher class this Tuesday Thursday and occasional Saturday course will complete on March 19, 2015

Basic–Critical Care–Paramedic CORE CME ON-LINE

Midstate EMS Providers can complete “Core” material on-line. Participants must belong to a state approved CME Organization and must attend two required sessions Sunday August 17,  and Sunday Sept 21 both are conducted at Noon at Central Oneida County Ambulance.  Access to the internet is required for this program.  Sign up On-line or call Bill at 738-8351 

EMS Training Opportunity

“Insights in Pre-Hospital Care of Amish” 
Instructor CIC Bob Mackenzie

Thursday August 7, 2104  1900

Lake Delta Fire Station

Non Core CME Hours available

Morrisville Original and Refresher Basic EMT Class

Madison County Search and Rescue will be presenting a Basic EMT Original and Refresher class starting August 25, the Mon and Thursday evening classes will start at 7PM and finish at 10:30, The class will test on Thursday January 15, 2015 to register or for additional information contact Bob Sturdevant at 363-6518

BASIC EMT CLASSES

Basic EMT Class registration is now on-line.  Fall classes are planned for Herkimer County Community College (daytime), EMS Training Center, New Hartford, Newport and Waterville.  Class registration and additional information, days times etc are avaible under the class tab on the web site, or call Bill at 315 738-8351.

Rapid Recert

You can now sign up for the Rapid Recert for the November 2014 testing for Critical Care or Paramedic levels only. The deadline for this testing will be September 15, 2014. You will need to send in or drop off DOH Form 4010 no later than September 15, 2014. If you plan on participating in the Rapid Recert will need to attend the 13 hour National Standard BLS updates and have DOH form 5064 filled out by the teaching CIC and bring this with you to the PSE. You will also need a copy of your NIMS 100 (200 for Paramedic) and 700 and HAZMAT Awareness or a Fire Fighter 1 Certificates. The PSE will be on Saturday, November 15, 2014, 8:00AM and the written exam will be on November 20, 2014, 6:30PM.

Click the “Classes” tab at the top of the screen or call Bill at 315-738-8351.

Midstate Youth of the Year

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EMS Youth Provider of the Year – Sean Krun, Frankfort Ambulance Sean is enrolled in the HCCC / Faxton St. Luke’s Paramedic Program, he participates in the Frankfort Fire Dept “bunk-in” program where he volunteers his time to Frankfort in turn they provide living quarters for the Paramedic Student.  Sean is a very active participant in both Fire and EMS at Frankfort and will continue one more year in this program.

Midstate EMS Agency of the Year

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· EMS Agency of the Year – Frankfort Fire Department Ambulance – In today’s world of EMS it is difficult to maintain rigid state and regional requirements and balance the needs of the volunteers in rural NY.  The Frankfort Fire Department Ambulance “broke the mold” and developed a partnership with the near by Paramedic Program.  This past year with the involvement of the EMS students and other incentives the Frankfort Fire Department has become a model for EMS Agencies.

Online CME Class This Sunday.

ONLINE CORE CONTENT FOR THE CME RECERTIFICATION PROGRAM (aka the Pilot Program)

This program is for:

· EMT’s, CC’s and Paramedics

· Must be with an agency within the Midstate Region that is registered in the program with DOH BEMS

· The provider must also be registered in the CME program with state (DOH Form 4226 on file with the state)

The registration location and dates are as follows:

All registrations and end session dates will be at:

· Central Oneida County Volunteer Ambulance Corp (COCVAC)

· All Registrations and End Sessions will be begin promptly at noon on the follow dates:

#1: Registration: January 19 – Final Session: February 16

#2: Registration: February 23 – Final Session: March 23

#3: Registration: March 30 – Final Session: April 27

#4: Registration: April 16 (7pm This is the only night class) – Final Session: May 18

#5: Registration: May 11 – Final Session: June 15

#6: Registration: June 22 – Final Session: July 20

Please note that it is important that when you sign up for the program you are able to attend the end session associated with the registration date.

If you have any questions about the program please contact Leslie Myers at

315-264-9094 or leslie.myers55@gmail.com