​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
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​
Wednesday, July 19
6 p.m.
​Union City Fire Department
50 Second Ave.
Union City, PA 16438
2017 BLS / ALS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component ​Thursday, July 20
10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
​West County Paramedics
6852 Meadville Road
Girard, PA 16417
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​ ​Monday, July 24
7 p.m.
​Warren City Fire Department
314 W. 3rd Ave.
Warren, PA 16365
​​2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​​ ​Tuesday, July 25
2 p.m. 
​Warren City Fire Department
314 W. 3rd Ave.
Warren, PA 16365
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​​​ ​Tuesday, July 25
6 p.m.
​Starbrick Fire Department
5 Firemans St.
Warren, PA 16365
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​​​ ​Wednesday, July 26
1 p.m.
​Warren City Fire Department
314 W. 3rd Ave.
Warren, PA 16365
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​​​ ​Wednesday, July 26
6 p.m.
​Sugar Grove Fire Department
5 Wilson Road
Sugar Grove, PA 16350
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​​​ ​Wednesday, Aug. 2
7 p.m.
​Greenfield Fire Department
10160 Station Road
North East, PA 16428
2017 BLS Protocol Rollout / Glucometer Component​​​​ ​Wednesday, Aug. 30
7 p.m.
​Fairview Fire Department
7190 W. Ridge Road
Fairview, PA 16415

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