​Contact Us

David Basnak
EMS Specialist

Jason Chenault
Senior Director of Emergency and Regional Services



​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.

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
EMS Refresher Program

Register Here​
January 1 - Feruary 21, 2018
1800 - 2200

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If you would like to receive email notifications about pharmaceutical shortages, new classes, policy and procedure updates, and other EMS news, please submit your email address here​.​​​​

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