Floyd EMT Class Cancelled

The EMT class in Floyd scheduled for this evening is cancelled

On Line CME Program

February’s online CME Recertification sessions are on:

Sunday Feb 21 COCVAC noon to one

Wednesday Feb 24 EMS Training Center 7pm to 8 pm

Please register at midstateems.org

You must bring with you to the session:

Copies of:

· NIMS Certificates: ICS 100 and 700 and Haz Mat 5.a (a FF 1 certificate or a Haz Mat Awareness or higher cert will be accepted in place of 5.a)

· Paramedics must also bring a copy of NIMS ICS 200

· A letter (not a form from the state) from your agency verifying you are enrolled with the state in the CME Recertification Program

· You must bring the required material  on the date you attend or you will not be allowed to take the program you will have to register for another session and bring the paperwork to that session.

· A self-addressed stamped envelope

Current Trends in Substance Abuse

Madison County Emergency Management is partnering with other local agencies to promote a seminar on current trends in substance abuse.  Attached is a flier for this upcoming seminar.   It is being held on March 7th at 9-11am and repeated 7:30-9pm at the Colgate Inn, 7 Payne St., Hamilton, NY.    This is a free event.

The presenter is Officer Jermaine Galloway.  He  is highly regarded as one of the nation’s top experts in various drug and alcohol trends. His countless hours of research keep his presentations current, evolving with the trends. These efforts have won Officer

Galloway 3 national awards and 1 international award, since 2009. As one of the top resources in the country for drug tends, Officer Galloway has trained more than 75,000 people nationwide!

T O P I C S C O V E R E D :

Alcohol and drug clothing

Alcoholic energy drinks

Alcopops

Alcohol and drug concealment methods and containers

Drug related music and groups, logos, stickers, new technology

Youth party tendencies, party games

Non-traditional alcoholic beverages

Social networking sites

Synthetic drugs, OTC drugs

Inhalants, concentrates, E-cigarettes, and popular party drugs

These new trends are very popular and it is important for parents, community members and all who are involved in prevention, education, treatment or enforcement to understand these sweeping changes in the drug culture. For each person to help prevent youth and adult substance abuse, you must know what is going on in your community.

To pre-register go to: http://goo.gl/forms/5fM2G9qgxs.   Additional information on this event can be secured by calling 315-264-7640.

Class Cancellations

The Basic EMT classes scheduled for Floyd and Kunkel Ambulance for tonight have been CANCELLED

Class Cancelled

The Basic EMT Original and Refresher class at Foery Drive Utica is cancelled for tonight

Sunday CME Core Class

The CME Core Class scheduled for this Sunday January 17, 2016 at COVAC will be at 2PM.

EMT Class Cancelled

Due to a travel advisory issued in Oneida County the Basic Original and Refresher class held at Foery Drive has been cancelled tonight. 

On Line CME Re-Certification

Sunday January 17, 2016 at Central Oneida County Ambulance 2PM and Wednesday January 20, 2016 at Verona Fire Station 7PM (Choose one) will begin our 2016 On line recertification program open to Basic, and Advanced Providers in the Midstate Region.  Both the provider and Agency must be enrolled in the CME Program.  Signup on line or call Bill 315 738-8351.

Daytime EMT Class

Beginning January 26, 2016 HCCC will host a daytime EMT Original and Refresher Basic Emergency Medical Technician Class.  The class will meet Tuesday and Thursday 8AM to 1PM occasional Saturday sessions will be included (9am-3PM).  The class will complete on Thursday May 19, 2016.  Register on line at midstateems.org or call Bill at 315 738-8351.

Program Agency Hours

Happy New Year!!!! May this be a safe and fulfilling 2016

The office will close today at 12:00 and reopen Jan 4th