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:
Communication and resource tools
A dedicated EMS coordinator to facilitate communication
Outreach simulation training in your EMS station
Save the Date
Friday, March 10, 2017
2017 Agenda - EMS
2017 Agenda - Nursing
This year, we have broken the morning keynotes up to better serve the needs and interest of our EMS and nursing attendees. This new format will also allow for more attendees, after two years of turning people away do to room capacity constraints. Please check out the agenda that best fits your needs. Registration opening soon.
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.
To watch all of our 2016 Keynote Speaker Presentations, click here.
2016 FETCH STEMI Video
2015 FETCH Video
2016 Agenda, Click Here.
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.
VAD Education for EMS
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 VAD.