Resources for Emergency Medicine Service professionals

EMS providers are an extension of our emergency services team. They are often the first touch point for our patients. EMS teams across the Greater Cincinnati region make it possible for us to provide the highest level of care for every community we reach.  

  • We collaborate with local EMS through educational opportunities and open communication:

  • In-hospital training  

  • Communication and resource tools

  • A dedicated EMS coordinator to facilitate communication

  • Outreach simulation training in your EMS station


FETCH is a powerful all-day experience designed specifically for emergency personnel which includes:

  • CME/CE will be awarded

  • National Speakers

  • Hands-On Anatomy Lab

  • Advanced Simulations

  • NEW Innovations

  • MORE Prizes

"Finding Excellence at The Christ Hospital" is the theme that led to the development of the annual FETCH educational conference designed for physicians, nurses, and emergency medicine professionals. It was created to further advance healthcare distinction through education and engagement. The conference provides educational opportunities on innovative care being delivered throughout The Christ Hospital Health Network, with an emphasis on cardiovascular medicine, as well as medical emergencies. Check back for new dates.  

Watch all of our 2016 Keynote Speaker Presentations. 

2016 FETCH STEMI Video

2017 Agenda - EMS, Click Here.

2017 Agenda - Nursing, Click Here.

2016 Agenda, Click Here.

2015 Agenda, Click Here.

2014 Agenda, Click Here.

 For more information, contact: 

 Mark Johnston
 Office: 513-263-1420
 Fax: 513-936-0426
 Cell: 513-497-9358

The APP for EMS

We're continually evaluating ways to help our EMS partners with the challenges of their work. Our latest APP features multiple tools to make The Christ Hospital Health Network easy to navigate for EMS. Download the app and with one click call the The Christ Hospital Emergency Department to notify us when you're en route with a patient.

Additional EMS APP features include:

  • GPS functionality to provide directions to the Christ Hospital from your current location

  • Real-time traffic reports

  • Patient follow-up information

  • Medical protocols often used by EMS

  • Updates on education and training sessions available through The Christ Hospital for CEU credit.

LVAD Education for EMS

Left Ventricular Assist Devices can be an effective treatment for advanced heart failure patients who no longer respond to medications or other therapies.  It is surgically implanted and assists a failing heart by helping it to pump more effectively.  To improve EMS awareness if an emergency should occur, we offer education and instruction on the care and transportation of patients with a LVAD.