Critical Care and Paramedic Rapid Recert

You can now sign up for the Rapid Recert for the June 2015 testing for Critical Care or Paramedic levels only. The deadline for this testing will be April 13, 2015. You will need to send in or drop off DOH Form 4010 no later than April 13, 2015. 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, June 13, 8:30AM and the written exam will be on June 18, 2015, 6:30PM.

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

Paramedic John Nagy Funeral Arrangements Final

Subject: Funeral Arrangements Final

The Oriskany Falls Volunteer Fire Department, Oriskany Falls Volunteer Ambulance Corps, and MidState EMS announce the funeral arrangements for Paramedic John Nagy. The wake will be held at Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 210 E Main St, Waterville, NY, Tuesday, February 10th from 4-7pm. The EMS services will take place at 6pm and is open to all fire and EMS agencies. This will be a full dress visitation.  Those attending should gather at the Waterville FD prior to the 1800 service. Those fire departments wishing to be part of the honor guard are asked to contact Chief Steve Dziura at 534-7524.

John’s funeral will take place with full honors on Wednesday, February 11 at 11:00am at St. Bernard’s Roman Catholic Church, 199 Stafford Ave, Waterville, NY. There will be a static display set-up prior to the funeral services. This is open to all departments. Those wishing to participate are asked to contact Captain Dave Glenn of the Whitesboro Fire Department at 534-5048.

SAVE THE DATES

Midstate EMS BANQUET

Friday May 22

Midstate / ST. ELIZABETH TRAUMA EDUCATION DAY

Friday October 2

Mission Life Line

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The New York State Department of Health and The American Heart Association are embarking on a 2-year Mission: Lifeline (M:L) initiative in Utica and Cooperstown. This initiative will address the continuum of care of heart attack patients (specifically STEMI patients) by working with all stakeholders to improve the delivery of care in a timely, coordinated and consistent manner, building upon the great work that has already been conducted in the region.

We invite you to join us for this kick-off meeting to learn more about the project and discuss collaboration opportunities.

Improving STEMI Care in Greater Utica & Cooperstown, New York 20142016

The New York State Department of Health and The American Heart Association cordially invite you to join us for a lunch and meeting to take place:
Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Meeting & Lunch: 11:45am – 5:30pm
Radisson Hotel Utica Centre
Grand Ballroom
200 Genesee Street
Utica, NY 13501

IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER

RSVP: www.surveymonkey.com/s/UticaCooperstownKickoff

We recommend attendance by hospital teams and at least one physician champion,

if possible physician and nursing representatives from both Cardiology and Emergency Medicine departments, and administrative representatives from your facility.

We look forward to meeting you at the project kick-off for this important effort.

Please contact Molly Perini with any questions: molly.perini@heart.org or Roseanne Hemmitt Roseanne.hemmitt@heart.org or 716-771-6042

Class Cancellation

The Basic EMT and Refresher class for Taberg NY has been cancelled tonight February 2, 2015, due to weather conditions.

Basic EMT Original 50% on line 50% classroom

THE SUMMER COURSE YOU HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR:

STARTING: MAY 2, 2105 STATE

TESTING: AUGUST 20, 2015

A HYBRID ORIGINAL EMT COURSE

50% ONLINE – 50% CLASSROOM

MEETING MONDAY EVENINGS AND SELECT WEEKENDS BETWEEN MAY AND AUGUST

CLASS REQUIREMENTS:

AVAILABLE TO COME TO ALL CLASS SESSIONS

(SCHEDULE YOUR SUMMER VACATION DURING THE ONLINE PORTION AND BRING YOUR COMPUTER AND BOOK WITH YOU TO THE BEACH!)

MUST BE SELF MOTIVIATED

COMPUTER LITERATE

COMPUTER MUST HAVE INTERNET CAPABILILTES

WITH INTERNET EXPLORER/GOOGLE CHROME

WINDOWS OPERATING SYSTEM

DAYTIME EMT ORIGINAL AND REFRESHER

Basic EMT class enrollment still going for HCCC class. Classes will be Tuesday’s and Thursday’s 8:00am to 1:00pm and some Saturday’s from 9:00am to 5:00pm. Class start January 22 and test on May 21, 2015. Register on line or call Bill at 315-738-8351 to enroll or to get more information.

Vital Signs Message

The Vital Signs Conference domain email address has been spoofed!!
If you receive any emails from (any name)@vitalsignsconference.com, do not open, do not click on any links, just simply delete.  Someone has basically forged our email address.

There has been “NO” compromise to our internet account or conference databases. 
Be assured that NONE of your personal information has been compromised!!

For further information regarding email spoofing and how to protect yourself, follow this link: 

http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=TECH82284

EMS OFFICE HOURS

The Midstate and Faxton St. Luke’s EMS Offices will close at noon on Wednesday December 24 and re-open 8AM on Monday December 29.  The staff along with the REMSCO and REMAC wish all a happy holiday

Madison County EMS

The Madison County EMS Agencies will meet on Wednesday December 17 at 6:30 PM Bridgeport Fire Station