Information and registration for the 2018 EMSCNJ MidYear Meeting, hosted by the 11th District, is now available in the Documents Library. For a direct link to the forms, click here.
The Scholarship Program Committee of the EMSCNJ is pleased to announce the availability of applications for all three programs for 2018. EMSCNJ scholarships provide opportunities for volunteers on member squads to further their personal educational goals both within and outside of EMS programs. The three programs include:
CADET SCHOLARSHIP - Cadet members of EMSCNJ squads graduating high school in June 2018 and enrolling in post-secondary education at an accredited college or university. DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 1, 2018
GAIL LAWRENCE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP - Available to EMSCNJ members entering graduate medical field-related education programs. DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IS APRIL 1, 2018
MARIANNE WILLIS SCHOLARSHIP - Provides support for EMSCNJ members enrolling in paramedic certification programs. DEADLINE FOR ALL APPLICATIONS IS SEPTEMBER 15, 2018
The EMSCNJ Standards Committee has announced the release of the 2018 Ambulance Inspection Packet. The 2018 Standards Inspection packet is now available in the FORMS LIBRARY. General information on inspections can be found on the Standards Committee page. The deadline for compliance with EMSCNJ rules is September 15, 2018.
To all users of PHYSIO-CONTROL LIFEPAK EXPRESS®, CR®, Plus AED, Model 1000 and Model 500 BiPhasic AEDs: There is a voluntary recall of specific production lots of Infant/Child defibrillation electrodes produced by Cardinal Health. Your attention to this recall is required.
A patient questions the costly bill he receives for paramedic services and the ensuing debate somehow lays blame on New Jersey’s EMS volunteers. Paramedic Tracy Connellan’s commentary (“EMS in N.J. needs total overhaull,” March 29) – and the Asbury Park Press’ subsequent editorial (“EMS system deadly hodgepodge,” March 31) -- contained gross inaccuracies about Garden State volunteer EMS providers, which reawakened hysterical calls for a statewide system overhaul. Allow me to correct several points: