Paramedic Original and Refresher

This nationally accredited program will begin Sept 1, 2015 and test on June 16, 2016, we plan on both a daytime and evening program meeting on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s with occasional Saturday sessions. For more information or to sign up please contact Bob Paddock at 315 867-0340


The below link will bring you to the NYS Bureau of EMS taped presentation.  You will need to register to watch this presentation after you watch this you will receive an email to take the online test.  The Region is developing a plan with our Certified Instructors Coordinator’s and Lab Instructors to offer the hands on portion to be completed between Sept 1 and Oct 30.

Basic EMT Original and Refresher

This Monday and Wednesday evening program will begin September 9, 2015 and complete February 18, 2016.  The class will run from 6:30PM to 10PM and will be conducted at the Midstate EMS Training Center 14 Foery Drive in Utica.  Sign up on line or call Bill at 738-8351.


Basic Emergency Medical Technician class, Starting Wednesday Sept 2.  Colgate University, Hamilton class will meet Mon and Wed 630-930PM.  This class will finish April 21, 2016. register on-line or contact Bill at 738-8351

Roast: Dr. John Detraglia August 13th, 2015

Tickets available at Training Center

PDF for Printing here



Herkimer County Community College starting Tuesday Sept 1.  Classes will be 8AM to 1PM  Tuesday and Thursday with occasional Saturday session. Certification exam December 17, 2015 7PM… Register on-line or call Bill at 738-8981

Occasional Resource Position Available

Four nights per month and other shifts as needed

Requirements include minimum of NYS Basic EMT, ability to multitask, knowledge of the Midstate Region, basic computer skills. Full job description upon request.

For further information contact the Program Agency at 738-8981

NYS 2015 BLS Protocol Update

Open for registration.

Please read this PDF for details and instructions.


Utica area Cardiac Services

Mohawk Valley Health System has centralized all invasive Cardiac Services to the St. Elizabeth Campus.  Effective August 1, 2015 the Faxton St. Luke’s Campus will no longer perform angioplasty and cardiac catherizations.  Patients presenting with ST elevation MI’s need to be transported to a hospital capable of providing invasive cardiac services.  The Midstate REMAC has issued the following REMAC Advisory

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To provide rapid access to a Cardiac Catherization Laboratory for Patients suspected of having a STEMI.


As of Aug. 1, 2015 the Mohawk Valley Health System has closed the Cardiac Catherization Laboratory at the St Luke’s Campus..


Suspected Cardiac Patients presenting with a 12 lead EKG showing ST elevation of at least 1mm in two contiguous leads must be transported to a hospital with Cardiac Catherization capabilities.


A complete phone report along with a 12 lead EKG should be transmitted to the receiving hospital prior to arrival.


Pt in cardiac arrest

Pt with an unmanageable airway

Under Medical Control

Midstate Adult Protocols

Acute Coronary Syndrome


St. Luke’s Champlin Ave and Burrstone Road will be closed Sunday July 12 starting at 5:30AM,  Access to St. Luke’s Campus will be limited and will require alternate routes.  In coming ambulances will need to access the hospital using alternate routes.  If you need assistance contact Resource Hospital early