Friday, May 17, 2013

Wow - I can't believe it has been since April 12 that I have updated this blog. Standby for lots of pictures and not too many words!!!

Here we go!!

Key Club Members with their CPR Anytime Kits!
Thank you North Central Emergency Care Council! 

Kiwanis with their CPR Anytime Kits! 

NW Medstar arrives at the scene of the Mock Crash at Liberty Bell High School! What a wonderful sight, even if it was a Mock Crash. 

"Our" team waits to greet "their" team!

Last minute preparations for transport,
All did not end well for these two. Precht's Chapel arrived to pick up one deceased patient and we transported the other. I love this photo as the State Patrolman was my little brother's best friend when they were very young! It is so good to work with him now! 
Great Photo - it says it all.

The Team!!! Brain McAuliffe did the most the organizing and prep. He did an outstanding job!!!

In preparation for EMS Week - we do all work as a team . For those wondering what the TLAs (Three Letter Acronyms) are: OCFD6 (Okanogan County Fire District #6), TPD (Twisp Police Department), WMO (Winthrop Marshall's Office), OCSO (Okanogan County Sheriff's Office), TRH (Three Rivers Hospital), MVH (Mid Valley Hospital),  CWH (Central Washington Hospital), HMC (Harborview Medical Center) and WSP (Washington State Patrol).

High Angle Rescue Training

Mel Hartwig (one of board members) restored this Tandem Bike and donated to Blue Star Coffee Roasters. Vikki and I rode it down to show them!! We will keep it for the Bike Safety Rodeo on Saturday May18th at Twisp Works and then deliver it Blue Star! Make sure you get your passports signed!!! Blue Star Coffee Roasters

Just born photo of Solomon Massey (one of our Paramedic's first born son!).

And a few days before -- young Daniel Joseph McAuliffe joined his happy family!!! 

Our future crew!

He's thinking about it!

EMR Students under the watchful eye of their CPR Instructor Alyssa Button, who is also taking the class.

Bag a Buddy.

Shock and ---

and continue CPR.

Theresa's first North Central Emergency Care Council as an official Prehospital Representative of Okanogan County, learn more at  North Central Emergency Care Council

North Douglas/Okanogan County EMS Council - meets the 3rd Tuesday of every other month at Lifeline Office in Omak.

The Power Team!!! 

Suzy Beck's last meeting and her birthday!!

Rinita Cook - the Regional Training Coordinator and an incredible person! 

Eating Birthday Cake and enjoying each other's company.

Theresa and Kurt were able to attend the EMS Summit this year. Thank you North Douglas/Okanogan County EMS Council and North Central Region Emergency Care Council for your support. Thank you Mike Helbock and EMS Associates for putting on a spectacular conference. Next year the Summit will be April 24-26 at Coeur d' Alene, Idaho. So mark your calendars!! It is not too far to drive for first class education, training, enlightenment, validation and inspiration. 

Preparing for the runners at the Sunflower Relay! Sunflower Relay information
And come they did!!
One of our awesome Board Members -- Katharine and her beautiful daughter! Katharine ran the first leg, pretty amazing since she had completed a Marathon the weekend prior.