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Lima Memorial Health System to Host EMS Symposium

Lima Memorial Health System to Host EMS Symposium

posted on: 10/10/2016 8:20:56 AM

Lima Memorial Health System will host the annual Fall EMS Symposium on Saturday, October 15 beginning at 8:30 a.m. for all local emergency medical service providers. 

Lima Memorial provides medical direction to 24 of the region's EMS department and strives to equip them with ongoing education to enhance their knowledge and training. This continuing education event in particular will focus on traumatic injuries, farm emergencies and managing first responder stress.

Speakers and topics for this annual symposium include:

Jeremy Heffner, MD, Medical Director of Trauma Services - Traumatic injuries and treatment

Eric Snapp, EMS Educator, Firefighter and Paramedic for Wapakoneta Fire Department - Farm emergencies

Doug Corwin, Apollo Public Safety Manager, Firefighter and Paramedic - First responder stress

The symposium is a free continuing educational event open to all EMS professionals. Registration is required and can be obtained by contacting Lima Memorial EMS Coordinator Doug LaRue at 419-226-5178.

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