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Crouse Offers EMS Speakers Bureau


EMS Speakers Bureau 2011At Crouse Hospital, we value our partnership with the Emergency Medical Services professionals serving our community and region.


We’re also interested in sharing our expertise with you to assist in your professional growth and career development goals. Our clinical experts are available to visit your facility and will work around your agency’s schedule.


If there’s a topic you don’t see here but would like us to consider, just ask. Continuing education credits available.


• 12-Lead EKG

This course is designed to provide a strong introduction to 12 Lead ECG interpretation for those with little or no experience. It’s also a great refresher for those needing to renew their skills. Includes A & P, basic electrophysiology, identification of contiguous leads and recognition and location of ischemia, injury, and infarct patterns.  


• Advanced 12-Lead EKG

This course covers recognition and significance of bundle branch blocks, aberrancies, axis deviation and how using 12-lead can assist in the assessment of clinically significant conditions in patients.


• Pacer Pitfalls

This session provides a description of pacemaker ECG interpretations, including a step-by-step description of pacemaker ECG interpretations, a brief refresher course on basic ECG interpretation with an explanation and discussion of the sensing/ pacing function and coverage of the most common pacing modalities and unusual pacing situations.


• All Swollen Ankles Are Not Created Equal: Heart Failure Update

This course is designed to assist pre-hospital personnel understand the pathophysiology of heart failure. Current and novel treatment strategies for heart failure are also covered.


• Sepsis Simplified

The goal of this program is to increase and reinforce the competence and confidence of pre-hospital personnel associated with the care of the septic patient. Includes early identification and management of patients who have (or develop) sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock.


• Obstetrical Emergencies

This presentation introduces theory and techniques of basic emergency medical care in the pre-hospital setting and pathophysiological principles related to the recognition and management of the obstetrical patient.


• Updates in Spine Trauma

This presentation provides the pre-hospital trauma care provider with information necessary to determine the mechanism of injury and understand how this impacts the care of the spine trauma patient. Includes the latest trends and research.


For more information on any of these free offerings, please contact:

Michele Kosinski

Director of Emergency Services, Critical Care & PromptCare



Cheryl Abrams
Crouse Hospital
Communications Department
Phone: 315/470-7123
Fax: 315/470-7232

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