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September 18, 2018- Farmington Rural Fire Protection District Training Opportunity Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Farmington Rural Fire Protection District is hosting an Administration of Epinephrine Auto-Injector training course on September 22, 2018. This course is open to all BLS and ALS providers within the county. Farmington Rural Fire Protection District will provide four (4) hours of EMS CE's to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0211. Click here for flyer and additional details. Contact Matt Bailey or Barry Hickerson at 209-886-5321 to register or for additional information.

September 6, 2018 – EMSAdvanced CEs with Dr. Shafer

San Joaquin County EMS Agency is hosting an Advanced CEs with Dr. Shafer course September 20, 2018.  The course will begin at 12 pm and participants are welcome to bring a lunch with them.  This course is open to all BLS and ALS providers within the county. 2 (two) hours of EMS CE's will be awarded to participants, California EMS CE Provider #39-0001. Click here for flyer and additional details. Register online at ttps://www.sjgov.org/ems/events.

August 24, 2018 - Employment Opportunity

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency is currently recruiting for an EMS Trauma Coordinator. Visit the Employment Opportunities web page for more information.

August 24, 2018 – Best Practices for Documentation of Advanced Airways

The San Joaquin County EMS Agency has posted a memo to provide guidance on best practices for documentation of advanced airway placement and reassessment on patient care reports.  Click here for the memorandum.  If you have any questions, please contact Matthew R. Esposito, MSc, MICP, Prehospital Care Coordinator by email at mesposito@sjgov.org or telephone (209) 468-6818.

August 20, 2018 - Flu Vaccine Mandate Issued by San Joaquin Health Officer

Health Officer Dr. Kismet Baldwin, MD, MPH, has issued an order directing all Health Care Workers, including prehospital care personnel, to receive a flu vaccination for the flu season (generally November 1 through April 30th).  Prehospital care personnel declining to be vaccinated will be required to wear a surgical mask to prevent droplet transmission to patients.  Click here to read the order for more information.  For further information regarding this order, contact Public Health Services at 209-468-3822.

August 10, 2018 - 2018 Paramedic Preceptor's Conference Schedule

The 2018 Paramedic Preceptor's Conference is scheduled for Thursday, September 20, 2018, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, in the San Joaquin County EMS Agency Classroom.  Attending one conference per year is required to maintain your Paramedic Preceptor Authorization.  The format is round table discussion and will include the following topics: best practices, evaluation remediation, communication, roles responsibilities, and reportable offenses.  Up to two (2) hours of instructor-based, EMS CE will be offered. CA EMS CE provided by San Joaquin County EMS Agency CEP#39-0001.  The conferences are open to current Paramedic Preceptors and offered at no cost.  View the save the date flyer.  You can register online from our Training and Events webpage.

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