Sunday, April 23, 2017
Emergency & Disaster Services

Concerned with emergency medical services in the community and develops and monitors protocols for the delivery of pre-hospital care.

EDS Protocols - New for 2017

Southwestern Ohio PreHospital Care Operations Committee Minutes

Greater Cincinnati EMS Coordinators (January 2017)

Greater Cincinnati EMS Coordinators Committee Summer 2016 Newsletter.

EMS & Other Educational Opportunities

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center: Online educational opportunities,

Cincinnati State: Paramedic Certificate/EMT and Paramedic Certificate Programs. Information: Bill Mehbod,

City of Cincinnati Fire & EMS: Paramedic Program: December 17, 2016 thru October 6, 2017, Cincinnati Fire Department Training Center, 805 Central Avenue. Contact John Staker or Dale Van de Hatert for application;, 513-352-1690 or 513-260-6474.

The Christ Hospital Cardiac Catherization Lab: Opportunity to spend 4 hours and receive 4 hours of cardiac continuing education. Contact Mark Johnston, or 513-263-1420.

Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Cincinnati: Epilepsy & Seizure Response Online Training for EMS Personnel.

Kettering Health Network: EMS Symposium; Wednesday, May 2, 2017, 8 am-4 pm, Fitton Center for Creative Arts. RSVP: Jennifer Mason,

Mercy Health Clermont Hospital: 48-Hour Paramedic Refresher; October 9, 2017 through October 27, 2017. Information: Kathe Smith, 513-732-8374 or

Mercy Health Clermont Hospital: International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) New Provider Class; May 4-5, 2017. Information/registration: Kathe Smith, Mercy Health Clermont Hospital, 3000 Hospital Drive, Batavia 45103; 513-732-8374.

Mercy Health/Mercy Hospital Fairfield: EMS Education Dinners; Stroke, June 20, 2017; CPAP/BiPAP, August 8, 2017; Sepsis, November 14, 2017; 6:30-7:30 pm, Pappadeux Seafood Kitchen, 11975 Northwest Boulevard, Springdale. RSVP: Curtis Kercheval, 513-682-5176 or

Mercy Health West Hospital: Care for the STEMI Patient (free educational seminar for EMS providers); Thursday, April 27, 2017, 6:30-8:30 pm, The Public House, 3807 North Bend Road. RSVP: Tom Dietz,

Premier Health: 10th Annual Premier Health Stroke Update; Wednesday, May 10, 2017, Miami Valley Hospital, Beiser Auditorium. Information: Shelly Poling, 937-440-4757 or

Premier Health: Trauma and Critical Care Update 2017; Friday, June 2, 2017, 7 am-5 pm, David H. Ponitz Sinclair Center, Dayton. Information: Jennifer Brown, or 937-208-4628.

TriHealth Heart Institute: Cardiac Update for EMS and ED Caregivers; Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 6-8:30 pm, Bethesda North Hospital, Golder Room I & II. Angie Accurso-Garrison,, 513-865-1282 or 513-4707308; or Randy Johann,, 513-865-5208.

UC Community Paramedicine: August 21, 2015 seminar video (, Advisory Committee.

UC Division of EMS: Trauma Rounds for fire, EMS and first responders. Information: Lauren Stenger, 513-584-5382 or

UC Health Simulation Center: EMS Sim Days, held the fourth Tuesday of every month from 1:30-5:30 pm. Information: Joshua Borkosky, 513-585-8962 or

Fire, EMS & Safety Law Newsletter (November 2015)

Occupational Exposure Flowchart; Post-Exposure Prophylaxis for Exposure to Hepatitis B Virus

Map of Fire & EMS Departments

March 2016 Emergency Department Capabilities Study

Hospital Status Reporting Guidelines (August 2013)

EMS Preliminary Run Report (November 2014)

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