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Published on February 12, 2016

Expert to discuss 12-lead ECG in emergency care

Editor's Note: Media coverage is invited. Please call UHS Community Relations to make arrangements at 762.2336.

Nationally renowned paramedic and author Tim Phalen will be the keynote speaker when UHS presents "12-Lead ECG Education and Cardiac Arrest Management," a one-day seminar next week.

The event, designed for professionals in the field of emergency medical care, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 19, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in downtown Binghamton.

The fee of $15 includes a textbook and lunch.

To register, contact Lorin Missavage at UHS, at 763-5116.

Based in Jonesborough, Tenn., Mr. Phalen is a nationally acclaimed paramedic and cardiology educator who has trained more than 52,000 nurses, physicians, paramedics and allied healthcare professionals in 12-lead ECG interpretation skills.

Author of the widely read book, "The 12-Lead ECG," he is a regular presenter at EMS Today and medical conferences nationwide.

The Feb. 19 seminar is sponsored by the Susquehanna Regional Emergency Medical Services Council and the Broome County Office of Emergency Medical Services, along with UHS Emergency & Trauma Services.