#GMVEMSC: Just in Time Standing Order for All Greater Miami Valley EMS Agencies and Providers Effective Immediately

Per the Region 3 Regional Physicians Advisory Board (RPAB), and the Greater Miami Valley EMS Council Medical Director, Dr. Marriott, the following Just in Time Standing Order is being issued and is in effect now.  EpiPen Jr is currently unavailable nationwide, and our regional supplies have or soon will expire. A nationwide shortage of Adult EpiPens is also imminent. 



EMR and EMT:       WHEN EpiPen Jr. or EpiPen IS NOT AVAILABLE


·         < 15 kg; call Medical Control

·         For all others use Adult EpiPen

·         If Adult EpiPen unavailable, call Medical Control

·         EMRs and EMTs can still assist with administration of the patient's own EpiPen or EpiPen Jr EpiPen either adult or junior


Advanced and Paramedic:      WHEN EpiPen Jr. or EpiPen IS NOT AVAILABLE

·         < 15 kg; use EpiPen Jr OR (1:1000) 0.01 mg/kg IM

·         > 15 kg and < 30 kg; use Adult EpiPen OR Epi (1:1000) 0.01 mg/kg IM

·         May repeat Epi (1:1,000) 0.01 mg/kg IM (max 0.5 mg) after 5 minutes.

·         >30 kg; use Adult EpiPen AND an additional 0.2 mg of Epi (1:1000) IM for a total of 0.5 mg IM OR Epi (1:1000) 0.5 mg IM

·         May repeat Epi (1:1,000) 0.5 mg IM after 5 minutes

·         AEMTs and Paramedics can still assist with administration of the patient's own EpiPen or EpiPen Jr





David N. Gerstner, President

Greater Miami Valley EMS Council







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#GMVEMSC Training: Attention EMS Officers only a few seats left!

Attention EMS Officers only a few seats left! You won’t want to miss this!


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Ohio Resuscitation Academy


When: March 7, 2019 or March 8, 2019


Time: 0800-1700


Where: Mercy Health-Fairfield HealthPlex 3050 Mack Rd. Fairfield, OH 45014


A one-day Ohio Resuscitation Academy is being held in the CincinnatiDayton area.  This is a train-the-trainer course designed for those interested in the science behind resuscitation and the positive effects of high-performance CPR.  


The focus of this Resuscitation Academy will include each day:


  • Science of Resuscitation


  • 10 steps to Improve Survival and Achieve Implementation


  • System Assessment


  • Implementation in Daily Practice after the RA


  • Hot Topics in Resuscitation


Registration is online and is limited to the first 50 participants per each one-day course.  Presenters will include Dr. Andy McCoy from King County, Seattle as well as Ohio champions of resuscitation.  


To register go to: http://www.cvent.com/d/bbqv2d


Greater Miami Valley EMS Council
241 Taylor Street Suite 130
Dayton, OH 45402 USA
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#GMVEMSC: Strike FIRST Against Opioid Response Burnout - FREE Training - March 25 from 8:00 a.m. - 11 a.m.


The Greater Dayton Area Hospital Association is partnering with the Ohio Hospital Association, the Greater Miami Valley EMS Council, and Public Health Dayton & Montgomery County's Community Overdose Action Team to bring the 

First Responder Incident Response Support Training (FIRST) to the Dayton region. 


The FIRST Training is a FREE event and open to Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Nurses, Physicians, and other community first responders throughout the Dayton region.


FIRST focuses on burnout, resilience, and vicarious trauma to hospitals and first responders hit hardest by the opioid epidemic. Dr. Kenneth R. Yeager, a nationally-recognized expert on resilience and trauma-informed care, will present the interdisciplinary training. Kenneth R. Yeager, Ph.D., LISW is a clinical professor in the College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and also serves as Director of the Stress, Trauma, and Resilience (STAR) program.


This 3-hour training is limited to Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement, Nurses, Physicians, and other community first responders in the Dayton region. This presentation is not open to the public in order to provide a safe space for staff, clinicians, and first responders to discuss burnout and vicarious trauma in an open way. 


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#GMVEMSC: Blue Mass to Honor Public Safety Personnel

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St. Joseph Church and the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians invite you to the
Blue Mass
To Honor The Work Of All Public Safety Personnel

Sunday, April 7, 2019 10:00 am Mass
411 E. Second St, Dayton, OH 45402
Followed by Brunch RSVP desired, but not required

To RSVP or for additional information, please contact Theresa Cory, 937‐409‐7477, or email theresam0133@att.net<mailto:theresam0133@att.net>

#GMVEMSC Training: Upper Valley Free Advanced Stroke Care Class

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Still time to register for Advanced Stroke Care Class.


Where:            Upper Valley Medical Center

Cost:                FREE

Date & Time:  March 4, 2019 8AM-12PM



RSVP:               Michelle Post mmpost@premierhealth.com