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Trick-Or-Treat Transport Hosted by REMSA

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) announces its first Trick-or-Treat Transport. If you know a child that would like to go out on Halloween but needs medical support to do so, nominate them for Trick-or-Treat Transport. REMSA will facilitate medical transportation for a child who might not normally be able to go out on […]

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Sentimental Journey Program: Granting Hospice Patients an Everlasting Wish

People living with terminally ill diseases often spend their time reminiscing about an earlier time in their lives, imagining their favorite landscape and tracing back step by step the last time they were with the people they love outside of hospice care. For Steve Tolen, a Plumas County resident and longtime area paramedic, it was […]

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REMSA Trains and Graduates 11 Paramedics

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) Center for Prehospital Education is pleased to announce that 11 students successfully completed the organization’s 12-month paramedic program. The program builds on the existing knowledge and skills of an advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT). To complete the program, students must master advanced assessment techniques, complex emergency procedures and effective […]

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REMSA Earns 2nd Place at the 2019 National Tactical Medic Competition

On May 5, 2019, Avery Baldwin and Cody Clifford represented REMSA in the National Tactical Medic Competition, held in Charlotte, North Carolina. The competition brought competitors from across the nation and Canada. The competition evaluated the team’s physical fitness, clinical knowledge, rope skills, and the ability to think critically. They spent countless hours training for […]

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Markus Dorsey-Hirt Receives CMTE Designation

Markus Dorsey-Hirt, Chief Flight Nurse for REMSA and Care Flight, attended a program offered by the AAMS (Association of Air Medical Services) Medical Transport Leadership Institute at the National Training Center in Oglebay, WV. The mission statement of the Medical Transport Leadership Institute (MTLI) is to enhance leadership and management of medical transportation services through […]

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EMS Week 2019 Recap

In 1974, President Gerald Ford established EMS Week to celebrate emergency medical service practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities. We are excited to recognize and honor the hard work and dedication of the women and men who provide EMS services across northern Nevada. Throughout EMS Week, REMSA and Care Flight […]

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EMS Week 2019 Thank You from REMSA Board of Directors

At REMSA, as part of EMS Week 2019, Thursday, May 23 is Thankful Thursday! Here’s a brief message from members of the REMSA Board of Directors.

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EMS Week 2019 Thank You from Dean Dow

At REMSA, as part of EMS Week 2019, Thursday, May 23 is Thankful Thursday! Here’s a brief message from REMSA President and CEO, Dean Dow.

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Avery Baldwin Recognized as EMS Person of the Year

We’d like to congratulate Avery Baldwin for being recognized by the Sparks Elks Lodge as the 2019 EMS Person of the Year! Below is the recognition letter presented by a member of the Sparks Elk Lodge. Avery currently serves as an EMS Supervisor, Education Coordinator and the Team Leader for REMSA’s Tactical EMS Program. As […]

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REMSA Announces Nevada Stars of LIfe

Meet the 2019 Nevada Stars of Life from REMSA and Care Flight: Vanessa Coyle Markus Dorsey-Hirt Matt Hauth Kenny Kitts Daniel Moriarty Jennifer Walters This group of outstanding mobile healthcare professionals was selected for their high performance, dedication, clinical excellence and important contributions to the EMS industry. Recently, they were recognized at the Nevada Legislature […]

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