Crouse Hospital’s Sulzle Auditorium was filled to capacity on Thursday, Sept. 30 for the hospital’s first annual Fall EMS Teaching Day, a day-long educational and hands-on teaching opportunity for emergency medical services providers. More than 140 EMS professionals representing 50 ambulance services from throughout the state registered for the free event, driving in from Massena, Old Forge, Binghamton and points in between.
Presentations from Crouse medical experts covered the latest in emergency medicine issues including how to handle OB emergencies, pre-hospital care for stroke patients and pre-hospital cardiac interventions to reduce door-to-balloon time. The event was such an overwhelming success that a date for next year’s teaching day has already been set: Oct. 13. Special thanks to planning team members Michele Kosinski, Lorissa Plis, Rob Pikarsky, Michael Jorolemon and Richard Steinmann, MD, for all their work in coordinating this important event.
Check out our YouTube channel for more on EMS Teaching Day 2010.