Paramedic Chiefs of Canada – 16th COVID-19 Webinar – Details TBD | Thursday, October 24th

Paramedic Chiefs of Canada – 16th COVID-19 Webinar – Details TBD | Thursday, October 24th

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New York City was the epicenter for COVID-19 during March and April 2020.  Amid the overwhelming case load and mortality associated with COVID burdening our health system leaders and frontline providers in EMS were forced to make life and death decisions, often with too little time and too little information.  Dr. Redlener will discuss the challenges faced and how we can be better prepared should we face another pandemic surge.

Facilitator: Kyle Sereda

Guest Speaker:
Michael Redlener, MD, FAEMS
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Associate Medical Director, Emergency Department
Medical Director for EMS Quality, Mount Sinai EMS

Webinar Facilitation and FirstWatch SitRep: Todd Stout

Advisors:
– Silvia Verdugo, MD, MPH, Medical Director – FirstWatch
– Pam Farber, RN, EMT-P, Public Health Advisor – FirstWatch


Michael Redlener, M.D. FAEMS, is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  Dr. Redlener serves as the Associate Medical Director of the Mount Sinai West Emergency Department and the Medical Director for EMS Quality in the Mount Sinai Health System. Dr. Redlener has devoted his professional career to EMS quality improvement, safety and systems of care development.   He has championed these ideas at a local, regional and national level.  In New York City, he serves as the Regional Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (REMAC) chair of the Quality Improvement Committee.   He serves as the President for the National EMS Quality Alliance (NEMSQA) and is the former chair of the National Association of EMS Physician (NAEMSP) Quality and Safety Committee where he co-founded and co-directs of the NAEMSP Quality and Safety Course, a year-long course designed to introduce EMS physicians and professionals to the tenets of healthcare improvement science. He also sits on the American Heart Association Coronary Artery Disease Advisory Group.  He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY then completed a residency program in Emergency Medicine at New York University/Bellevue Hospital followed by a fellowship in Pre-hospital and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Medicine with the New York City Fire Department.  He is Double Board-Certified in Emergency Medicine and EMS Medicine.

The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) are our partners in these COVID-19 webinars.

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When Will We be Online?
Session date: Thursday, September 24, 2020
Start time:  10:30am Pacific / 1:30pm Eastern
Duration: 1 hour

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If you have any questions, please contact FirstWatch Solutions at: (760) 658-9886 ask for Sara Cinquegrani Cappiello. 

For further information visit www.paramedicchiefs.ca

Webinar Date: September 24, 2020 | 10:30 am PT / 1:30 pm ET

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