Emergency Medical Services (EMS) / Rescue

LOCATION: Monongalia Emergency Medical Service, 801 JD Anderson Drive - Morgantown, West Virginia
PRECEPTOR: Scott Benson, M.D., F.A.C.E.P.
DURATION: 2 weeks minimum
OFFERED: Continuously
MAXIMUM ENROLLMENT: 2 students
STATUS: Elective

Objective

To gain knowledge about the various aspects of EMS and pre-hospital care including field stabilization/transport, field rescue, communication, administration, and review of ACLS, ATLS, PALS protocols.

Method to Achieve Objective

Students will have an active role in field transports and rescue operations with Monongalia EMS personnel under the supervision of Dr. Benson. Also, the student will directly observe the administrative aspects of EMS operations and the policy-making process at the local and state level.

Examination Procedures and Evaluation Criteria

Written evaluation by Dr. Benson.

Pre-Rotation Instructions

Call or text message Dr. Benson (304-216-6214) 2 weeks prior to rotation start date to set up meeting and mandatory orientation. The Monongalia EMS (304-599-0650) building is located near Mon General Hospital at 801 JD Anderson Drive.