EMS Continuing Education – Virtual Library

The following virtual presentations have been approved by the state of Connecticut Office of EMS (OEMS) for continued medical education credits.

Please follow these steps to completion:

  1. Click on the title of each Presentation.
  2. Watch the video and/or view the presentation materials.
  3. After reviewing the materials, proceed to completing the assessment.

After successful completion, the Hartford HealthCare EMS office will be notified automatically, and you will be emailed a CME certificate for the appropriate hours. Please contact us at HHCEMS@hhchealth.org for more information or questions.


ACLS vs ATLS – Management of wide complex tachycardia in a trauma patient

Presenters: David Russo, NRP, FP-C, CCEMT-P and Sean Trainor, RN, BSN, CCRN, CFRN, NRP – LIFE STAR.

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: http://www.emdocs.net/ventricular-tachycardia-mimics/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/56M27BN

Advanced Airway Management - Techniques & Tips

Presenters: Dr. Charles Johndro, Hartford HealthCare System EMS Medical Director and David Bailey, Hartford Hospital EMS Coordinator

Credit: 2.5 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video:

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Take the Assessment: https://forms.gle/q5TVeMmVU7pJtupY8

Cricothyrotomy

Presenters: Charles Johndro, DO, System EMS Medical Director – Hartford HealthCare
David Bailey, EMT-P, EMS Coordinator – Hartford Hospital

Credit: 2.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L32PW7G

Dementia Training for the First Responder

Presenter: Adrianne Devivo, CDP – Dementia Specialist, Hartford HealthCare Center for Healthy Aging

Credit: 1.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Read the Attachments:

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/63ND8Y9

EBM in EMS – Why do protocols change?

Presenter:   Sean Caffyn, DO, NRP – EMS Medical Director:  Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, THOCC – Bradley Campus, MidState Medical Center

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: CLICK HERE

Follow-up reading: National Strategy to Promote Prehospital EBGs.pdf (naemsp.org)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/S6BHJJS 

Emergencies in Sports Neurology

Presenter: Stephanie Alessi-LaRosa, MD, MPH, Associate Director of Hartford Healthcare Sports Neurology Program

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Emergency-Medical-Services/EMS/Statewide-EMS-Protocols

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L7F8SJR

EMS Documentation

Presenter: Sean Caffyn DO, EMT-P, EMS Medical Director – Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, MidState Medical Center, THOCC – Bradley Campus

Credit: 2.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK448107/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DHLKK5V

EMS Medical Decision Making

Presenters: Charles Johndro, DO, System EMS Medical Director – Hartford HealthCare
David Bailey, EMT-P, EMS Coordinator – Hartford Hospital

Credit: 2.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Take the Assessment: https://forms.gle/RHrupBnK9a3mtDr98

EMS Response to Stroke Care

Presenter: Hugh Cahill, MD – Neurologist and Stroke Director – Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Credit: 1.5 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6329213/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DBN9LL8

Fluid Resuscitation and Trauma Management

Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Gates, Chief of Surgery, Hartford Hospital

Credit: 1.5 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4541175/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K8CT7JY

Hyperkalemia – Aspects and Features of a Serious Derangement

Presenters: Arne Meis, BS, NRP, FP-C, William Schnepp, BA, NRP, FP-C – LIFE STAR

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: CLICK HERE

Follow-up reading: Management of patients with acute hyperkalemia (nih.gov)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RKRT2MF

 

Leadership vs. Management

Presenter: Kevin Ferrarotti, MHA, M.Ed, EMSI – Senior System Director – EMS Network Development, Hartford HealthCare

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible 

Watch the video: Click here

Follow-up reading: Leadership vs. Management: What’s the Difference? | HBS Online

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L8JD5GM

OBGYN Emergencies

Presenter: Deborah Russo, APRN

Credit: 1.5 CT OEMS CME hours eligible 

Watch the video: Click here

Follow-up reading: OB/GYN Emergencies (virginia.gov)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L8RT3Z9

Pediatric Trauma

Presenter: Dr. Leslie Knod, Pediatric Surgeon, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible 

Watch the video: Click here

Follow-up reading: Pre–hospital care of pediatric patients with trauma (nih.gov)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L8GVV22

Pre-hospital Provider Wellness and Resiliency

Presenters: Patricia Rehmer – Senior Vice President – Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network

Credit: 1.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493236/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KKSYCM3

Scene Management – What I Didn’t Learn in Paramedic School

Presenter:   Ryan Antonowicz, NRP, CCT-P, FP-C, EMS-I – Critical Care Paramedic, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital and Hartford HealthCare EMS  

Credit: 1.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: CLICK HERE

Follow-up reading: EMS Termination Of Resuscitation And Pronouncement of Death - StatPearls - NCBI Bookshelf (nih.gov)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SGPZC29

Stroke Mimics

Presenter: Dr. Karan Tarasaria – Vascular Neurologist, Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute  

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible 

Watch the video: Click here

Follow-up reading: Mimics_Manuscript (umontreal.ca)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L8PS8LT

Substance Abuse and Provider Wellness

Presenters: Vincent McClain, MD – Assistant Medical Director of Residential Services, Rushford.

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video: Click here

Read this Article: https://www.jems.com/2017/10/01/we-need-to-change-our-approach-to-substance-abuse-in-ems/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KLDGBJR

Traumatic Hip Fractures

Presenter: Jonathan Pinto, PA-C, Division of Trauma and Surgery – St. Vincent’s Medical Center

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible 

Watch the video: Click here

Follow-up reading: Rapid analgesia for prehospital hip disruption (RAPID): protocol for feasibility study of randomised controlled trial (nih.gov)

Take the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/L8MSQN6