EMMCO West Office will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day. Merry Christmas and New Years to our EMS providers & families throughout Northwest Pennsylvania !
The 2014 Psychomotor Exam schedules for 4 western PA regional councils has been release. Click Here
Saturday evening, PEHSC announced the 2013 Statewide EMS Awards. The 2013 Large Agency Division EMS Agency of the Year is EmergyCare. Congratulations to EmergyCare for this accomplishment.
EMS Information Bulletin. An EMR or EMT that is currently expired has until December 31, 2013 to complete the current reentry process. Effective 1/1/14, the new EMS System Act reentry requirements will be effective, which includes testing and coned requirements. Contact Melissa Thompson, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
November 2, 2013 @ Edinboro VFD. 8 AM - 4:30 PM. Breakfast & Lunch included. Six (other)PA DOH Coned Credits awarded. Cost $20.00. Credit Card registration online, www.emmco.org, "Events". Mail-in deadline is Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.
Pa's EMS System Act's regulations are now published. April 10, 2014 is when most take effect. Download Here
EMMCO West Board of Directors have released fiscal year 12-13 annual report.
Effective July 28, 2012, Act 54, Pennsylvania's Primary Stroke Center designation legislation was enacted. Reference Statewide Protocols 706 and 181. UPMC Hamot, St. Vincent Hospital, Meadville Medical Center, & UPMC Northwest (Statewide Centers) have been identifed as Primary Stroke Centers within the EMMCO West region.
New PA Department of Health Primary Stroke Center Page http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/hospital/14149/primary_stroke_center/1216488
Go to IRRC Regulations Draft Final . The final draft of Act 37 regulations are identified, along with the timeline of the process.
Newly appointed BEMS Director Richard Gibbons, Jr (Dick) and Martin Raniowski (Deputy Secretary of Health) conversing at Symposium 2013. Congrats to Dick on his appointment as PA Department of Health's BEMS Director.
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