PA Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services has received complaints regarding administration of oxygen by attendants staffing stretcher vans and wheelchair vans in Pennsylvania. The following EMS Bulletin clarifies this practice and this link is a further clarification.
American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall to the Retail/Hospital level of the following product: Epinephrine Injection, USP, 1:1000, 1 mL Ampules NDC #0517-1071-25 Lot #1395, Exp Date: July 2012
For detailed information pertaining to this Recalls, Market Withdrawals and Safety Alerts message, please click the link at the beginning of this bulletin.
EMMCO West has announced the 2012 EMS Award Applications. The awards are for EMS Achievement, Volunteer of the Year, and Mentor of the Year.
Applications should be forwarded to EMMCO West before April 23, 2012.
Please click here to review the EMS Information Bulletin 2012-007 regarding the Clarification of Defibrillation Dosages in the Statewide BLS and ALS Protocols.
Effective April 1, 2012 a new QRS Inspection process will be implemented. A copy of the new QRS Manual is posted on Licensure Page.
Emergency Preparedness Specialist
EMS and disaster preparedness responsibilities within Northwestern PA. Position interfaces with public health, regional, and state health agencies. Additional information, www.emmco.org. Resume & letter of intent sent to Executive Director, EMMCO West, Inc., Suite 101, 16271 Conneaut Lake Rd., Meadville, PA 16335. Submission deadline 3/23/12. EOE
Click Here for Job Description /Documents/2012 Emergency Preparedness Specialist(1).pdf
The brochures for Symposium 2012 have arrived!!! Watch your mailbox for your brochure. Online registration is available by clicking the Symposium 2012 button on our home page or by going to the events tab.
Suicide: It Was My Choice Suicide has always been a controversial issue. Many people have strong beliefs surrounding the act of suicide. This class was designed to highlight some of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding suicide. Please join us as we examine how one person's choice can effect so many others.
If you have a Defibtech AED, please go to www.defibtech.com/fa11 to see if you need an important update.
UPMC NW Level III Trauma Center status change as of January 31, 2012
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