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:

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

Cardiogenic Shock

Presenters: Pampana Gowd, MD – Hartford HealthCare Heart and Vascular Institute – Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellow

Credit: 1.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video:

 

Read this Article: http://www.emdocs.net/cardiogenic-shock/

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K8VB7L2

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

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

Critical Thinking Skills in Geriatric Trauma Patient Management

Presenters: Sharon Weintraub, MD – Chief of Trauma and Critical Care – The Hospital of Central Connecticut.

Credit: 1.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

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Read this Article: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK442020

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/55WFVFR

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

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

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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

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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:

 

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

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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

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

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

Neurologic field assessment and the latest innovative care for stroke

Presenters: Mark Alberts, MD – Co-Physician-In-Chief – Hartford HealthCare Ayer Neuroscience Institute.

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

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Read this Article: http://thenecc.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Prehospital-Stroke-Severity-Scale-Comparison.pdf

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KLG2B7Y

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

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

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

STEMI vs n-STEMI

Presenters: Andre Ghantous, MD – Chief of Cardiology – Hartford HealthCare Central Region

Credit: 1.25 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video:

 

Read this Article: https://www.emsworld.com/article/219786/stemi-20

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/KV2SNHM

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:

 

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

Ultrasound Use in the Pre-hospital Environment

Presenters: Judith Oriental – Pierre, MD – Hartford Hospital Emergency Medicine.

Credit: 1.0 CT OEMS CME hours eligible

Watch the video:

 

Read this Article: https://www.paramedicultrasound.com

Take the Assessment: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/K8FWWWB