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Issue 1 - 2013

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Over the years, our community has come to rely on the Health Training Network (HTN) for the very best in training.


We are pleased to announce a change in name and logo to match our larger mission. Health Training Network will now go by INHS Health Training and will adopt the logo of parent organization INHS. CHER community wellness program also will now be known as INHS Community Wellness. Nothing else is changing as we continue working together to provide health training and community wellness to our communities in the region.

Spring EMT Course - April 23,2013, deadline 2 weeks prior. See details below.

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New Base Coordinators Now On Board

NW MedStar is pleased to announce three new base coordinators who will provide outreach to EMS and Hospital partners. Customer service is important to us. If you have a question or concern be sure to let them know how they can help.
David Sewell
David Sewell RN, BSN, CFRN,EMT-P

Spokane Base Regional Coordinator


David has been a nurse for 27 years. He started with Lifebird at Deaconess Medical Center in Spokane in October, 1988 and has been in the air medical industry for 23 years. He has been with NW MedStar since its inception in August, 1994.


"I was certified as an EMT in 1983 and worked as a partially paid volunteer fire fighter, before I became a nurse. I look forward to getting out and meeting more of the EMS and hospital providers that help support NW MedStar and better define how we can best support them and their community."


Shawn Ottley
Shawn Ottley RN, BSN, CCRN, EMT-B 

Moses Lake Base Regional Coordinator  


Shawn joined NW MedStar three years ago. He has been in the air medical industry for the past 10 years and has been in health care for 15 years. "I grew up in Central Washington and am excited to have the opportunity to give back to the community."  


Bob MontgomeryBob Montgomery, RRT-NPS, EMT-B 

Palouse Base Regional Coordinator


Bob has worked in health care for 23 years and in the air medical industry for 10 of those years. He has been with NW MedStar nearly four years.


"One thing people may not know about me is that I am a Former Navy Deepsea Diver/Medic and am retired Navy," says Bob. "I love the Palouse region and hope to get to know the hospital and EMS providers, and the people who live in the Palouse region even better." 


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A Free Smartphone Application 

Reduces flight response time. Available for iPad, iPhone or Android™ smartphones. Visit your app store for a free download.


MedStar Alert for EMS Providers

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HTN TrainingEmergency Medical Technician Course

184 hour, hands-on certification course. Applications are due 2 weeks prior to the course start date.

Spring Course Start Date:  April 23, 2013 

Fall Course Start Date:  September 3, 2013 
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INHS offers different scheduling options for CPR classes that meet American Heart Association Guidelines. All classes meet OSHA requirements for CPR. All levels of courses are offered from Basic CPR to Advanced Life Support Courses. learn more  


Classes at your location:

For pricing (509) 242-4264 or e-mail us at


Health Training Facility classes:

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Online classes (skills certification in person or via NW TeleHealth or internet service). Visit 


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Upcoming Training Opportunities:

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Paramedic Lection Series 2013, Cascade Medical Center, Leavenworth, WA, March 15-17,


Inland Northwest Trauma Conference 2013, Spokane Valley, WA, April 22, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m., (509) 474-3343

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News & Education enewsletter highlights educational opportunities and news about Northwest MedStar and INHS Health Training. As sister organizations, each are service lines of Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS), a non-profit organization. In partnership with EMS and hospital providers, NW MedStar and INHS Health Training work to ensure that current training and education is available and affordable.

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