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National Rural EMS & Care Conference

February 19, 2021

 

The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH), the National Association of State EMS Officials, and the Joint Committee on Rural Emergency Care, invite you to a virtual conference taking place from April 20-22, 2021. The conference will be half days, taking place from 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm EST.

The National Rural EMS & Care Conference brings in participants from across the country. Invited attendees include rural EMS directors, medical directors and officers, rural healthcare providers, state EMS officials, state rural health officials, hospital administrators, federal agency officials, and other EMS partners.
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NASEMSO Webinar Focuses on EMS Fatigue Project

November 19, 2020

Please join NASEMSO and University of Pittsburgh researcher, Dr. P. Daniel Patterson, NRP in a discussion on our NHTSA-funded experimental study on fatigue in EMS, which concludes in the spring of 2021.  This is the very last opportunity to engage with Pitt to help the project team evaluate important outcomes germane to patient and shift-worker safety, personnel performance, acute fatigue, sleep quality, burnout/stress and indicators of long-term health through this study of EMS workers. The webinar will be held on December 1, 2020 at 1 pm ET.  Click here to register

Nationwide Drug Take Back Day

October 22, 2020

On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. local law enforcement agencies and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration will provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs. Bring your pills for disposal. (Sites cannot accept liquids, needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

To find a local site near you, click here. Read More

CONVERGE NSF Hurricane Sheltering-Pandemic Working Group

June 5, 2020

This Working Group aims to convene calls of state, county and local leaders, experts, and providers from public health, government, health care, community civic groups, and others to identify knowledge gaps, needs and concerns related to the upcoming 2020 hurricane season under the current public health crisis. Through these calls, the group will facilitate relationship-building, information and resource sharing, and co-learning to fill knowledge gaps (data, theoretical frameworks) to inform policies, procedures, and planning. Group members will participate in calls, share documents and resources to be compiled in a repository, and provide input and recommendations.

Workshop registration available at: https://www.eventbrite.com/o/converge-nsf-hurricane-sheltering-pandemic-working-group-30325915770

Website: https://converge.colorado.edu/resources/covid-19/working-groups/compound-hazards-cascading-disasters/evacuation-and-sheltering-of-vulnerable-populations-in-a-hurricane-pandemic

National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference

May 7, 2020

#NHCPC20 is focused on the future – using our collective experience to reshape coalition preparedness in the decade ahead. By using our hindsight to inform the future, we can assess how our preparedness and response efforts have previously fallen short, and collectively create a renewed vision that allows us to anticipate, address and stabilize current gaps in the communities we’ve committed to protect. The NHCPC Program Advisory Committee is seeking abstracts which will empower coalitions to reach beyond the status quo to create and implement multi-disciplinary, cross-sector partnerships, and launch increased opportunities for innovative information sharing. Help inspire coalition leaders by sharing your success in the following tracks. Read More