RECERTIFICATION THROUGH THE
NYS DOH CONTINUING MEDICAL
EDUCATION PROGRAM
AKA
“THE PILOT PROGRAM”
11/9/2012
PARTICIPANTS
• You must be enrolled in the CME program with
your agency.
• Through your agency you should complete and
submit to Bureau of Emergency Services (BEMS)
– CME Participant form (DOH-4226)
• You should be issued a copy of the CME program
manual and review the requirements with your
agency training officer
• Complete and sign participant affirmation form
– A copy of this form should be retained in your training
file
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THE CME PROGRAM
• Training over a 3 year period
– From the date your card was last issued to 60 days
prior to expiration date
– 72 hours in a 3 year period
• CONSISTS OF:
– Core Hours
– Non Core Hours
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CORE HOURS
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Must be presented by a NYS CIC
Basic:
26 hours
Intermediate:
40 hours
Critical Care:
36 hours + 13
Supplemental hours (DOH form 5064)
• Paramedic:
48 hours + 3 National
Standards update hours
– Required topics are outlined in the CME manual
Based on refresher curriculum for that level.
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NON CORE HOURS
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Should be EMS relevant and pre-hospital patient care specific
• Suggested topics outlined in CME manual
– Can be in house training
– You must have documentation of courses etc you take
– Keep the original and give a copy to your training officer
• Mandatory non core hours:
– All levels: BLS CPR
– Paramedic Only: ACLS
– All levels: ICS: 100, 700 and IS 5.A (links at www.midstateems.org)
• If you have a certificate post 9/11/2001 this may be submitted to the CIC of
the core content course in which you are registered
• Core hours classroom and online are offered at different times and
locations through the region check www.midstateems.org regularly
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NON CORE HOURS
• Basic:
• Intermediate:
• Critical Care:
46 hours
32 hours
36 hours
– 13 Supplemental may be applied to non core hours
one time only
• Paramedic:
24 hours
– 3 National Standards hours may be applied to non
core hours one time only
– Included in these hours must be the mandatory topics
as previously stated
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SKILLS/CPR/ACLS
• All providers are required to be proficient in
skills.
• The skills for each level are listed in the CME
manual
• These can be done as in house training or
through direct observation in the field
• Skills must be signed off by:
• BLS: Agency Training Coordinator
• ALS: Medical Director
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SKILLS/CPR/ACLS
• Every participant (BLS/ALS) must submit a
copy of a current CPR card or have the CME
renewal form signed by a CPR instructor
• Paramedics only: Must submit a copy of a
valid ACLS card with the renewal application
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THE RENEWAL APPLICATION
• The renewal forms for each level of provider can
be found at:
Http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/ems/emsforms
The completed renewal form must be received by the
NYS DOH EMS no later than 45 days prior to the
expiration date of the providers EMT card
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IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE
PROVIDER TO ASSURE THE
PAPERWORK IS COMPLETE AND
TO THE STATE IN THE REQUIRED
TIME FRAME!
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CORE CONTENT CLASSES
• Core Content classes are offered throughout
the region by Faxton St Luke’s EMS Education
• Generally they are offered as combination
courses:
– Basic/Intermediate
– CC/Paramedic
– Also offered separately
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ONLINE CORE CONTENT
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Online core content is being offered for all levels in 2013
Online classes will be offered once a month
Course duration will be one month
The online core content consists of 2 classroom sessions
The first session will be for registration and how to sign up to the
internet learning site
• The last session will be held at a central location with wrap up and a
team based final exam
• During the online course you will be required to view the online
content
• You will also be required to take part in an online forum and make a
minimum number of posts during the duration of the class
• Each course and the sign up dates are listed on www.midstateems.org
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ONLINE CORE CONTENT
• Class room sessions:
– First session:
• Registration
• Instructions on how to access the online program
– Second Session:
• Team based final Exam
– Evaluation of program.
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ONLINE CORE CONTENT
• The online core content is accessed through
Faxton St Luke's
NET LEARNING SYSTEM
Each participant is given a unique user name
and password
The content must be completed within the
dates of the course.
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ONLINE CORE CONTENT
FORUM:
In addition to the online core content the
participant must also engage in an online
forum with the instructor and the other
students
There is a minimum number of posts required
The forum is moderated by the instructor.
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WATCH FOR SIGN UP DATES AND
LOCATIONS ON THE MIDSTATE
EMS WEB PAGE AND FACE BOOK
WE WILL BE COMING TO A LOCATION
NEAR YOU
PLEASE COME AND JOIN US FOR THIS
ONLINE PROGRAM!
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QUESTIONS OR ASSISTANCE?
YOU MAY CONTACT:
Leslie Myers: CIC Faxton St Luke’s EMS Education
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 315-264-9094
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