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EMS in the Field is the monthly e-newsletter offering training, tips and news from the UW Health Emergency Education Center.


Following are articles from our latest edition:


EMS in the Field



Medical Director's Corner October 2018

This Fall brought back football, chili cookoffs, bonfires and s’mores, and it also brought some major changes at the Education Center. In September, we welcomed our latest Paramedic Cohort, #65! They’re all settling into their classes and...


Your Dedication and Feedback Helps STEMI Program be a Success

We, at UW Health, would like to THANK YOU for the hard effort and dedication that you provide to your communities, every day and night. Together, our commitment to achieving a high quality of care for STEMI patients was nationally recognized by the r...


Updates From The American Center Emergency Department

The Emergency Department (ED) of UW Health at The American Center has 16 beds and is located on the east side of Madison. We have a combination of attending physicians, resident physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and ED technicians who provide...


University Hospital Emergency Department Updates

To improve communication, workflows and partnership with EMS, University Hospital recently implemented some changes. We recognize your time is valuable, and we want to assist you as much as possible when bringing a patient to University Hospital Emer...


Preventing Injuries From Chain Saws

In 2018, Wisconsin has had significant flooding and damage due to severe weather. Clean-up from these storms has resulted in an increase in chain saw use. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), there are approximately 36,000 people treat...


QA/QI Reviews

Jesse Jamieson, a physician assistant in University Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), reviews cases brought in by EMS providers. He explains how the QA review process works.In the past year, many of you may have received a QA follow-up on c...