OVERLOOK AREA FIRST AID COUNCIL
Minutes of the January 2000 Meeting:
Dan Sullivan called meeting to order after the Educational presentation by Dr. James Iscovitz . 6 Squads and 16 Members present for the meeting.
Present for the meeting were the following people from the following Squads / Dept.'s:
- Dan Sullivan - Scotch Plains
- Bill McLaughlin - Scotch Plains
- Joan Lozowski - Scotch Plains
- Phil D'Ambrosio - Fanwood
- Howard Meyer - Berkeley Heights
- Susan Meyer - New Providence
- Barbara Ragone - Cranford
- Frank Goodstein - Mobilization
- Anne Pacifico - MICU
- Jeanne Kerwin - MICU
- Dr. James Iscovitz - MD, ED
- John Staunton - Summit
- Linda Diettrich - Nurse Manager, ED
- Kelly Healy - Nurse Manager, Neuro Science
- Diane Ficacci - Berkeley Heights
- Charles Kleinberg - Berkeley Heights
Missing were representatives from the following squads:
- Callmen's (Union)
- Florham Park
- Union Volunteer EMS
- Warren Township
- Long Hill
Prior to the start of business, Dr. James Iscovitz & Dr. Saur presented a lecture on strokes.
Issue came up regarding divert or bypass status. Overlook states that if a patient wants to go to Overlook, by all means take them there.
Minutes circulated on web site & e-mail
Jeanne clarified the new MICU unit and what it will carry and what it won't carry
Howie working with a group regarding the HCFA situation.
Chief Parenti will refile the 933 - calls for emergency vehicles to go through red lights without stopping. Dan will put out on web who you can write to. If you know anyone that you can write send to Dan's e-mail address.
E-Mail address is email@example.com
Dan read a letter from Gillie regarding the EMT-D re-training. Gilly to present at the March 2000 meeting the new standards for EMT-D training
Anyone interested in taking any classes you can contact Debbie Kapral at 973-971-8974.
Frank thanks people for the job they did for New Years Eve and Y2K.
Frank also thanked everyone for coverage for past incidents re: plane crash after thanksgiving. If your not called don't go. There were a couple of volunteer squads who showed up that were not sent.
Next meeting is
Wednesday, March 8, 2000 at 8:00 pm in conference room on the fifth floor.
Area First Aid Squad Council for meetings held in 2000
March 8, 2000
May 10, 2000
These meetings are now being held in
the conference rooms on the 5th
floor in the main hospital. (Use the same door use would use if
you were going to see a patient, take the first hall way on your
right - just before the gift shop - the conference room are on
your right hand side.) The rooms are posted as to what meeting is
in what room
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