MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!
State of Alaska Online Public Notice:
Dear EMS Interested Persons,
The Office of Emergency Medical Services hereby announces the NOTICE OF PROPOSED CHANGES ON EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES
A brief description: The Department of Health & Social Services proposes to change regulations on emergency medical services, including updating required training, testing, certification and related terminology.
7 AAC 26.020 to 7 AAC 26.999 is proposed to be changed as follows:
– Update requirements for emergency medical services (EMS), instructors, staff, applications, training, examinations, certification, recertification, and reciprocity of personnel.
– Add Emergency Medical Technician -Advanced provider level, EMS scope of medical practice.
– Repeal and replace obsolete requirements and terminology.
A copy of the proposed regulation changes and supportive documents are available on the Alaska Online Public Notice System or by contacting Ronald W. Quinsey, by e-mail at EMSRegulationResponse@alaska.gov
EMS week is May 20-26, 2018. The EMS Strong campaign seeks to celebrate, unify and inspire the men and women of our nation’s emergency medical services. Created by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in partnership with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT), EMS Strong brings together associations, EMS services, sponsors and national media to honor the dedication of EMS practitioners nationwide.
43rd Annual Alaska EMS Symposium
Southern Region EMS Council, Inc.
November 7-10, 2018
Egan Center, Anchorage, Alaska
The EMS providers of Alaska and the individuals they serve, are seeking speakers who are interested in presenting at the Annual EMS Symposium. There are many opportunities at this year’s Symposium. We have an open slot for one, 16-hour, two-day course on the 7th and 8th. Additional Pre-Symposium offerings on the 8th are divided into 4-hour and 8-hour blocks. The Symposium (9th and 10th) itself includes many 1.5-hour session opportunities.
Topic areas that continue to be in demand here in Alaska are:
Speakers who are interested in presenting at the Alaska EMS Symposium must submit the following:
Links to, or reprints of, the speaker’s personal web page will not be accepted.
The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2018.
Please submit to:
Regional Training Manager
Educational offering for RNs and CNAs Presented by
Dr. Elisha Brownson
June 5, 2018
5-6 a.m. and 7-8 a.m.
ANMC Conference Room 2
June 7, 2018
5-6 p.m. and 7-8 p.m.
ANMC Conference Room 1
• Understand the pathophysiology of burn shock
• Learn to estimate total body surface area (TBSA)
and calculate initial resuscitation requirements
• Recognize challenges to burn resuscitation and
signs of failed resuscitation
• Understand complications of over-resuscitation
• Explore guidelines for resuscitation in delayed
transport or austere environments
To sign up for the course, ANMC employees can register through
Healthstream. Non-ANMC employees can register at sign in.
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Below is a selection of our Opening Session photographs and award photographs from our 2017 Symposium.