UCLA Center for Prehospital Care offers free webinar: Mobile Integrated Health/Community Paramedic: The Changing Landscape
Join the Center for Prehospital Care’s free live webinar to learn what’s happening in the world of MIH/CP nationally, in California, and in Los Angeles, by these three nationally known, dynamic speakers:
• Matt Zavadsky, Chief Transformation Officer, MedStar Mobile Healthcare, Texas
• Kevin Mackey, MD, FAEMS, Medical Director, Sacramento Fire Department and the Sacramento Airport Fire Department
• Clayton Kazan, MD, FACEP, FAEMS, Medical Director, Los Angeles County Fire Department
This session will be moderated by Dr. Baxter Larmon, Founding Director Emeritus of the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine.
Over six decades, paramedics have evolved from ambulance drivers to sophisticated providers of intensive emergency health care. The time has come for these highly productive sources of care in the field to be more fully integrated into California’s overall health care and public health spheres. The result will be higher quality care and improved community health at reduced cost to taxpayers and payers. Community paramedicine (CP), also known as Mobile Integrated Health (MIH) is a locally designed, community-based, collaborative model of care that leverages the skills of paramedics and emergency medical services (EMS) systems to take advantage of collaborations between EMS and other health care and social service providers.
Earlier this year, the California legislature enacted the Community Paramedicine and Triage to Alternate Destination Act (AB 1544) to authorize local EMS agencies to develop community paramedicine and alternative transport destination efforts.
Come join us for a dynamic learning session on this important topic!
Three hours of CE provided by the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care, approved California EMS continuing education provider number 19-0307.
Learn more and Enroll here: https://www.cpc.mednet.ucla.edu/mih-webinar