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2nd Annual Brooklyn Stroke Symposium

Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Brooklyn Stroke Symposium. Don’t miss this free, in-person and virtual symposium for physicians and other healthcare professionals featuring some of the country’s top stroke experts. The event takes place on Thursday, May 19th from 8:00am to 5:00pm. SYMPOSIUM OBJECTIVES • Provide an educational review and discussion of stroke care, including current and future treatment options. • Discuss strategies and advances for managing stroke care. • Gain insights into cardiac and vascular advances that are improving stroke outcomes. • Learn about advanced stroke imaging in the era of artificial intelligence. WHO SHOULD ATTEND...

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Scholarships Deadline May 1st

We have 3 scholarships available for EMT and Paramedic programs. 2 are cash reimbursement and 1 is for a seat in an EMT class run by RTI. More information and the applications can be found using the links below. Submit completed applications to [email protected], with the name of the award in the subject line. Deadline to submit is May 1, 2022. Walter F. Pizzi Scholarship is for $3,000 to be used to assist in tuition payment for a NY State certified Paramedic program. RTI Scholarship Rescue Training International (RTI) will donate one seat at one of its program locations. RTI will cover...

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EMS Appreciation Games at Yankee Stadium

The New York Yankees are showing their appreciation towards EMS with discounted tickets to 3 games in May. Ticket prices range from $45 to $85, and each ticket comes with a hot dog, drink, and a customized Yankees hat with an EMS symbol on the side. Choose from the following dates: Friday, May 20th- Yankees v. Chicago White Sox, 7:05pm start time Saturday, May 21st- Yankees v. Chicago White Sox, 1:05pm start time Sunday, May 22nd- Yankees v. Chicago White Sox, 7:05pm start time CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS  Using the link above, once one of the three games is selected,...

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Discount NY Mets Tickets for EMS

The New York Mets and GovX is offering exclusive gameday savings to current and former military, first responders, police, and emergency medical and government personnel. Join GovX for free to save on home games and other events. To find Mets tickets, click below or go to www.govx.com for information on additional deals.  

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NYS DOH BEMS CME Instructions

CME Recertification Submission Portal Instruction Manual 2021NYSDOHCME Instructions   The Continuing Medical Education (CME) Recertification Program is a state-wide recertification option that allows a Certified First Responder (CFR), Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), Emergency Medical Technician – Critical Care (EMT- CC), or Paramedic to renew certification without the need to complete a cognitive or psychomotor certification examination. Please follow the instructions of this manual to submit the required materials for the CME Recertification Program. The AC3253-S and other information can be found on our website at: http://www.health.ny.gov/nysdoh/ems/main.htm. If you have questions regarding submission of vouchers, please...

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Blood Drive

REMSCO is asking all NYC EMTs and Paramendics Personnel for help in donating blood. There is a nationwide shortage and the blood supply for our community’s hospitals is at a historic low. Those who donate blood at select donor sites by December 31, 2021, will receive a free NYC REMSCO T-Shirt. To find a donor site and for more information, click the link: REMSCO Blood Drive

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Grants for Frontline Healthcare Workers

The Brave of Heart Fund has grants available for families of frontline healthcare workers and volunteers who lost their lives because of COVID-19. The 2 cash grant awards will provide basic and continuing support for common needs, such as funeral costs, medical care, counselling, food, etc. Applications will be accepted through December 31, 2021. Click the link to find out more about the grant and eligibility requirements. https://braveofheartfund.smapply.io/

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Reporting ePCR Issues to New York State DOH

In the spring of 2019, the New York State Department of Health (DOH) Bureau of EMS  began the process of transitioning all EMS services utilizing electronic patient care reports (ePCRs) to the newest national data set, known as NEMSIS 3. This new data set greatly increases the amount of data that can be collected and analyzed on the regional, state and national level. With hundreds of EMS services and thousands of providers throughout the state, NYS DOH recognizes that there will be challenges in this endeavor. As such, NYS DOH has released a feedback tool that EMS services and providers...

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2019 NYC Stroke Systems of Care

The Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (NYC REMAC) has partnered with the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and the American Heart Association (AHA) to develop a new stroke systems of care for the New York City area. This new stroke systems of care recognizes the severity of Large Vessel Occlusion (LVO) types of strokes and the benefits patients suffering from this type of stroke may experience by being transported directly to a hospital capable of conducting a surgical thrombectomy procedure to remove the occlusion. The videos below provide an introduction to this new standard of care. Additional information can...

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REMSCO App Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy Terms of Service and Privacy policies   Regional EMS Council of New York City Inc. (Hereto referred to as NYC REMSCO) is the custodian of data on behalf of the individuals that use the REMSCO App. (Hereto referred to as the app). By using our Services, you agree to view and accept our Terms of Service and Privacy policies. Terms of Service The following Terms of Service must be agreed to by every user prior to being able to use the app (the “Application”): Authority. I (the user) agree that I am the legal operator...

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EMS Conferences & Special Courses

The FDNY is hosting its annual Medical Special Operations Conference (MSOC) this spring. Attached is the flyer and below is the video link. Please post and distribute it. 6th Annual FDNY Special Operations Conference May 3 – 6, 2018 Select to download flyer:  MSOC2018Discount911MOS YouTube link:  https://youtu.be/n1Xrbsdb7KM ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ New York-Presbyterian EMS Continuing Medical Education 21 Bloomingdale Road, NYPH, White Plains, NY Tactical Emergency Casualty Care                                                          Flyer: TECC Announcement March 26th 27th 28th 2018 Next class Date March 26th, 27, & 28th 2018 Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00AM to 4:00PM In this course, experienced full time first responders from Major NYC...

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