EMS Week
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SPHP Celebrates EMS Week with Free Seminar, Dinner

In recognition of EMS Week, St. Peter’s Health Partners would like to honor EMS providers with a gourmet dinner and a free educational seminar designed specifically for providers in the field. The seminar, titled “2019 Updates on Marijuana Use, Mental Status and Stroke” and dinner will be held: Monday, May 13 at 6 pm  Albany Room, Albany Country Club  300 Wormer Road, Voorheesville, NY Presentation topics include: EMS Protocol Updates Marijuana: Emerging Topics in Use and Abuse Picking Apart Altered Mental Status Stroke: An Update on Current Treatment Presentations will be followed by a question and answer session. Attendees can receive 2.0 Contact Hours of Continuing Education Through REMO. This program is open to all emergency medical personnel. Registration is required by May 9. Please call (518) 525-2227 to register.

Upcoming Events

Free Educational Seminar: Advancements in Interventional Cardiology

St. Peter’s Health Partners will offer a free educational seminar: Advancements in Interventional Cardiology. The distinguished speaker is Gregory Bishop, MD, FACC, FASCAI, an Interventional Cardiologist with Albany Associates in Cardiology, a practice of St. Peter’s Health Partners Medical Associates. Dr. Bishop will discuss: New minimally invasive cardiac therapies – Who can they help? Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement – Expanding role of TAVR MitraClip® procedure – Mitral valve repair for patients who may not be candidates for surgery WATCHMAN™ procedure – Replacing the use of oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation The program will take place: Tuesday, February 19 6 to 7:30 pm Mercy Auditorium (Across the street from the hospital) St. Peter’s Hospital Campus 310 S. Manning Blvd., Albany Light refreshments will be served. Free parking is available behind and adjacent to Mercy Auditorium. Admission is free, however space is limited and registration is required. Call: 1-800-HEART-76 (1-800-432-7876) to reserve your seat.