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Stroke program for EMS providers

The Best Aproach for Early Identification and Treatment of A-Fib and Stroke is the topic of an  educational opportunity Wednesday, May 11, at 6 p.m. at Mercy Conference Rooms 1-4, St. Peter’s Hospital, 31 S. Manning Blvd., Albany. For the event, designed specifically for providers in the field in celebration of EMS Week, St. Peter’s Health Partners will honor EMS providers with a gourmet dinner and the free educational opportunity.

Registration and dinner begin at 6 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., Introduction and Case Presentation by Samuel Bosco, M.D., FACEP, Emergency Medicine, St. Peter’s Hospital, will be followed at 6:45 p.m. with a Review of Pre-Hospital Protocols for Atrial Fibrillation, Stroke and Chest Pain/ Myocardial Infarction by Donald Doynow, M.D., FACEP, EMS Coordinator, St. Peter’s Hospital.

At 7 p.m., Atrial Fibrillation: Pathogenesis and treatment by Guillermo Sosa-Suarez, M.D., director, Heart Rhythm Center, St. Peter’s Hospital, will be followed at 7:30 p.m., by Stroke in the Setting of Atrial Fibrillation by Lawrence Corbett, DO, Neurology, St. Peter’s Hospital.

At 8 p.m., a question and answer session will be held.

RSVP by May 6 to 525-2-CARE (525-2227). The program is open to emergency medical personnel. Space is limited and registration is required. Visit http://sphp.com/.


Gloria Mazure

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Boomer & Senior Resources is dedicated to empowering area seniors, their caregivers and healthcare professionals to obtain the knowledge and resources needed to provide quality care for an aging relative, friend or patient.

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