​Contact Us

David Basnak
EMS Specialist
814-877-5839
basnakdj@upmc.edu

Jason Chenault
Senior Director of Emergency and Regional Services
814-877-6485
chenaultjc@upmc.edu


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​Prehospital Care

The Prehospital Care program at UPMC Hamot is here as a resource to assist our community emergency medical service (EMS) partners. We provide information, supplies, training, and other services to EMS agencies so they can provide seamless emergency care to people in northwest Pennsylvania, southwestern New York, and northeastern Ohio.

Our EMS specialist acts as a liaison to EMS providers for:

  • Continuing education
  • Equipment return
  • Medical direction for BLS/ALS services
  • Medication exchanges
  • Outreach programs
  • QA/QI initiatives
  • Quality improvement
  • Supplies

Policy and Procedure Updates

Check back for updates.Child Abuse Reporting for Prehospital Providers

Training Schedule

We encourage EMS providers to register for our upcoming lectures and earn CEUs. Questions may be directed to Dave Basnak at 814-877-5839 or basnakdj@upmc.edu​.

​​Course Title ​Date and Time ​Location
​Respiratory Emergencies ​Wednesday Dec. 7
7 to 9 p.m.
​Springfield Fire Department
11959 Main St.
East Springfield, PA 16411​
​Bloodborne Pathogens ​Monday Dec. 19
7 to 9 p.m.
​Lake City Fire Company
2232 Rice Ave.
Lake City, PA 16423
​Trauma Assessment Wednesday, Dec. 28
6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
​Albion Fire Department
19 Smock Ave.
Albion, PA 16401
EZ EVOC ​Thursday, Dec. 29
7 to 9 p.m.
​Elgin - Beaverdam Hose Co.
17920 Main St.
Elgin, PA 16413
​Assisting the Paramedic Wednesday, Jan. 17
7 to 9 p.m.
​Lake Shore Fire Department
5310 West Lake Road
Erie, PA 16505
 

 

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