To highlight the important role nurses play in the delivery of high quality patient care, the El Paso County Medical Society awards a select group of RNs and LPNs the Ted T. Lewis, MD, Excellence in Professional Nursing Awards. Do you know a deserving colleague? Click below to make a nomination! Nominations are due by September 30.
This vital reference contains individual listings of the members of the medical society, information about their medical education and training, as well as other healthcare related information. Going green in 2010, the directory is published as inserts for a reusable binder. Each year we evaluate which sections will be printed and which sections will remain. The 2015 edition updates every section.
Inserts, Members $35 each (Nonmembers $60 each)
Directory , Members $40 each (Nonmembers $75 each)
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Orders will be available June 1
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On September 1 the Destination Guidelines were revised. Memorial North can now accept STEMI or chest pain patients likely to require urgent catheterization.
As of August 2015, the KETALAR (KETAMIN HYDROCHLORIDE) (CIII) protocol has been modified. For complete information, refer to the protocols referenced.
The Paramedic Protocols for El Paso County were revised June 3, 2015. A summary of the revisions is found below. For complete information, refer to the protocols referenced.
Albuterol – added hyperkalemia as an indication (page 236)
Atropine – removed asystolic CPA as an indication, clarified use in AVHB’s (page 239)
Cardioversion – added troubleshooting step, added etomidate for pre-cardioversion sedation (page 194-195)
Etomidate – added cardioversion as an indication (page 255-256)
Hyperkalemia – new protocol (page 62-63)
Rocuronium – new protocol (page 287)
Transcutaneous Pacing – new protocol (page 230)
EMT IO – new protocol for EMT initiation (page 203-204)
Cardiac Arrest – changed language to emphasize need for early ventilation and advanced airway management with CPA’s of a respiratory etiology (page 48-49)
The chief accomplishments of EPCMS in 2014 - bringing resources to physicians, improving our community's health care system, and being the voice of physicians- are highlighted in this report.