EMS Requirements

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  • Intern EMS orientation at CFD Station 1
  • Intern EMS and Fire exercise at Worthington Fire Department
  • Ride along 8 hours CFD Medic
  • 2 hours Columbus Fire Alarm

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  • Ohio ACEP EMS committee
  • Give EMS Lecture from pre-made PowerPoint (or create your own)
  • CFD EMS Supervisor ride along 8 hours or EMS QI project

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  • Run review with CFD
  • Disaster Drill and post analysis
  • CFD EMS Supervisor ride along 8 hours or EMS QI project

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Small Group Curriculum

  • Ohio Medical Director’s course and test
  • CFD Protocol introduction/discussion

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Optional EMS activities

  • 2 week or 1 month EMS Elective
  • Assistant Medical Director at suburban Fire Department
  • EMS lectures for pay
  • Resident may elect to ride/fly with MedFlight
    • If flying with MedFlight, MedFlight Protocols and test
    • Medflight operations meeting
    • MedFlight ride along 8 hours

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Report the number of runs you make while riding with EMS to the program coordinator (Dr. Keseg).
PGY 2, pre-made EMS lectures will be available or the resident may create their own with approval of Dr. Keseg. Residents will be assigned months in which they must give a lecture. Bill Barks will provide each resident with opportunities to choose from during the month they are assigned to lecture.
An EMS 2 week or month long elective is available. During the elective month the resident would interact with Dr. David Keseg, MD, the medical director for Columbus Division of Fire, and participate in QI and run review. They would also have multiple EMS supervisor ride along opportunities.
Residents with a strong interest in EMS have the opportunity to act as Assistant Medical Director for one of the smaller EMS agencies that receive their medical direction from OSU faculty.
The Columbus Division of Fire website: http://fire.ci.columbus.oh.us/

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