EMS Vitals, October 2019, Alaska State Office of EMS Newsletter

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OCTOBER 2019, Issue No. #16

Southern Region Emergency Medicla Services Council inc Symposium, Working Hand in Hand, Quality Care, Quality Training

44th Annual EMS Symposium

October 29th - November 1st
The Hotel Captain Cook
939 W 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

Johnny Gage

EMS Symposium Open House
October 30th from 2-4pm
The Hotel Captain Cook, Mid Deck
939 W 5th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501

Come meet Randolph Mantooth; best known for his role "Johnny Gage" from NBC Universal's television drama EMERGENCY! Please register online here. 

For more information on upcoming educational opportunities throughout the state please click here.

You're invited to the Upcoming Meeting!


Medical Direction Committee
November 1st, 1pm-5pm
The Alaska Fire Training Center, Rm. 1&2 
1140 Airport Heights Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99508

All Alaska Medical Director's and interested EMS providers are encourage to attend! 

EMS Certification 2019-20


December 31- Ambulance Service, EMT 1 Recertification, and ETT Instructor Recertification

March 31- EMT 2, EMT 3, AEMT and Instructor Recertification


Attention EMS Medical Directors
Medical Directors will now need to establish and maintain their own account within the Certification Management System in order to electronically sign off on EMS agency and provider applications.

Helpful Tips

Helpful Tip:
In preparation for the approaching certification season please make sure you have an active and up to date Certification Management System account.

Pediatric Emergency Care Coordination

Ready Wrigley Prepares Kids

Ready Wrigley, Prepares for Flu Season and Winter Weather

The Ready Wrigley Campaign is a great way to get your kids in your community involved in preparedness and response! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention houses the Ready Wrigley Campaign and offers many different printable books, checklists, posters and a Ready Wrigley app to help educate and encourage families and children in your community.

Ready Wrigley Prepares for Flu Season and Ready Wrigley Prepares for Winter Weather are two great ones to share for this season!

Alaska Council on Emergency Medical Services

Implementation Task Force recruiting is ongoing.

To apply for the ACEMS Implementation Task Force or for further information please refer to the application which can be found here. Applications are accepted continuously.


Alaska Council on Emergency Medical Services, Apply Click Here

For more information on upcoming events, meetings and ACEMS activities please contact EMS Information.

Quick Links

Educational Opportunities
Certification Management System
Ready Wrigley Campaign
Task Force Application


October 29- November 1
Alaska EMS Symposium
Anchorage, Alaska

The Alaska Council on Emergency Medical Services

ACEMS Calendar

Medical Direction Committee
November 1st, 1pm-5pm
Anchorage, Alaska

EMS for Children Advisory Committee

November 7th, 11am
TC1-888-392-4560, 51097663#

Alaska Council on EMS
November 8th, 9am
TC 1-800-944-8766, 83001#


Pre-Hospital Pediatric Medical Consultation, EMS Providers Only: Alaska Native Medical Center 297-8809 & Providence Alaska Medical Center 212-3133
Alaksa Emergency Medical Services for Children Program
Stop The Bleed
Careline 877-266-HELP or text 4help to 839863
Poison Help 1-800-222-1222
Alaska Council on EMS Implementation Task Force; Apply, Click Here