Announcements



PROPOSED CHANGES ON EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN ALASKA

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD!

State of Alaska Online Public Notice: 
http://notice.alaska.gov/189423

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 2018

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.


2018 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - JR GARDNER


CALL FOR SPEAKERS

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:

  • Pediatrics
  • BLS, ALS and combined presentation for CME hours
  • EMS Leadership and Management
  • EMS Education and Instructor Topics
  • Trauma and Medical Mass Casualty
  • Search and Rescue
  • Drunk or Violent Patients
  • Data Collection and Interpretation

Speakers who are interested in presenting at the Alaska EMS Symposium must submit the following:

  • Curriculum Vitae or;
  • Resume or;
  • Statement of Qualifications (including job title, university degrees and professional credentials)
  • Topics you are interested in presenting
  • Best methods of contacting you (email, phone, etc.)

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:

 

Terry Gormley

Regional Training Manager

TGormley@sremsc.org

(907) 562-6449


Burn Resuscitation

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

 

Course Objectives:

  

• 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.

 

https://anthc.org/

https://www.healthstream.com/

Download
Burn Resuscitation Flyer 2018
Burn Resuscitation Flyer 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 547.0 KB

Barter Board

Check out SREMSC's new Barter Board on Facebook! You can view and barter for surplus emergency services materials all over Alaska! Just request to join our group by clicking on the image above!



Symposium 2017 Award Photographs

Below is a selection of our Opening Session photographs and award photographs from our 2017 Symposium.