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Patricia Tritt
Director, EMS and Trauma 
Have You Heard the the Latest from HealthONE EMS?
August 12, 2010 
In This Issue
Free CE at NSMC
ED Preview and CE at PSL & RMHC @ PSL
Hot Topics in EMS Podcast
9/11 Stair Climb
Free Online CE
Upcoming Classes
Meet Christopher Metsgar
EMS Week Photo Contest
NSMC Medical Center CEFree CE
@ North Suburban
 Medical Center
Friday, August 13, 2010, 9-11 AM
Case Review Presentations
Cardiac & Stroke Alert Programs
Complimentary Breakfast
More information...  Register now.
EMS ED Preview & CE
On August 23 & 25, please join us for an EMS Exclusive Grand Preview of the New and Expanded Emergency Department at Presbyterian/St.Luke's and Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center.  See the CE schedule of events and learn more. 
HealthONE EMS PodcastsFree Podcast: Hot Topics in EMS
Dr. Dylan Luyten and Dr. Gilbert Pineda discuss hot topics in EMS at the 2010 HealthONE Trauma Conference. 
9/11 Memorial Stair Climb
9/11 Stair Climb
Join us for a unique opportunity on September 11, 2010, at Red Rocks Ampitheater in Morrison. Firefighters and members of the community will come together for a day of fitness and reflection in a truly inspiring setting. Together, we will honor those who sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001, and help support the families who survived them.  Learn more.
New Free Online Continuing Education
HealthONE EMS Online CEHealthONE EMS offers free Continuing Education (CE) to take at your convenience. We've revamped our site and updated modules. Choose among Call Review, Pediatric Respiratory Distress and Stroke. Additional modules are coming soon, including a Sepsis CE.
Sign-up or login today! Learn and print a certificate at your computer.  Learn more. 
Upcoming Classes
HealthONE EMS Students in Lab
Do you or someone you know need EMS Training? Classes are held at the Englewood Campus or the North Suburban Campus. Check the course flyer for details.
Meet Christopher Metsgar,
Clinical Coordinator
 Christopher Metsgar
Christopher Metsgar joined HealthONE EMS in January of this year. Christopher is the Clinical Coordinator for the Paramedic Education Program at HealthONE EMS and also coordinates development of the online CE offered by HealthONE EMS. He began his EMS career in 2001 as a volunteer EMT in Texas.  He completed his paramedic education in 2003 at Texas Tech University Health Science Center, Lubbock, Texas and has worked in rural and urban EMS and for volunteer, private, and hospital based services. 

In 2003 Christopher began teaching part time in the EMS Program at South Plains College. He began teaching full time in 2006 as the Clinical Coordinator and as Intermediate Instructor. He developed the first online EMT Intermediate course for college credit in the state of Texas. 

Christopher holds Bachelor and Master Degrees from Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Allied Health in Clinical Practice Management.  He is a National Registered Paramedic and holds Critical Care Paramedic certification. 
2010 EMS Week Photo Contest

Photo credits: Rachel Moore, Amy Bathrick, Jon Kessel

2010 EMS Week Photo Contest
Congratulations to Chris Rodgers and Chris Sulfrian. They were randomly selected to receive Red Rocks tickets after submitting photographs. Over 43 individuals submitted wonderful EMS vehicle photos to the EMS Week Contest. Thanks for the great participation. Check out the submissions. 
While the contest is over, HealthONE EMS would love to see additional agencies represented. Please post a picture of your agency vehicle(s) on the HealthONE EMS Facebook page.  
About HealthONE EMS 
HealthONE EMS is affiliated with six of the leading Front Range hospitals, with Trauma Centers serving the Rocky Mountain region. Our hospitals are also centers of excellence for Cardiology Services, Cancer Treatment Services, Bariatric Surgery, Advanced Radiology Capabilities, Women's and Children's Services, Blood and Marrow Transplant, and Sleep Disorders.Use this area to provide your subscribers information about your organization. Learn more about HealthONE EMS
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