May 20, 2009
Media Release

York Region paramedics display sophisticated skills and training at mock emergency scenario

In celebration of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week May 17th to 23rd
NEWMARKET – York Region EMS is hosting a mock emergency scenario for members of the media. During the scenario, paramedics will demonstrate the sophisticated clinical skills and training they use everyday. 
The scenario will include the treatment of three patients.  Skills such as intubation, cardioversion, a full resuscitation and managing a multi-system trauma will be presented.
Following the demonstration, there will be a question and answer period and an opportunity to interview paramedics.
WHEN: Thursday, May 21st
  11 a.m.
WHERE: York Region EMS Paramedic Response Station
  520 Cane Parkway
Town of Newmarket
WHO:  York Region EMS Paramedics and staff
  Scenario volunteers
For more information on this and other EMS-related program, please contact York Region
Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653.
For more information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit
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Media Contact: Jennifer Mitchell-Emmerson, Community and Health Services, York Region
Phone: 905 830-4444 Ext. 4016 / After-hours Cell: 905 251-5553

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