CISM Training June 21 to 23, 2017 - Waterville, Maine Registration Form

Have you thought about joining a CISM Team? Would you like to help peers in your department? CISM Training on Group Crisis Intervention, Suicide Prevention and Building Resilience programs will be held June 21 through 23, 2017 in Waterville. The program is sponsored by Tri-County EMS and Atlantic Partners EMS. Maine EMS has provided a generous subsidy to allow us to provide this program at a very low cost. This program is designed for EMS and healthcare providers, firefighters, law enforcement officers, dispatchers, mental health providers and others who are interested in learning more about and providing support to their public safety colleagues.

The Group Crisis Intervention program is an International Critical Incident Stress Foundation (ICISF) Program and will be taught by Dr. Laurie Cyr-Martel D.BH, LCPC, Faculty Social and Behavioral Sciences of University of Southern Maine at Lewiston Auburn, an official instructor for ICISF and the clinical director of the Tri-County EMS CISM Team. This program is a prerequisite for joining a CISM Team in Maine and is also a wonderful refresher for those who are currently members of an EMS Regional CISM Team. Greg Marley, clinical director from NAMI – Maine will be leading the Suicide Prevention Workshop.

The registration form and more details can be found here - CISM Training I hope you will consider attending this program. You can register by calling Diane at 795-2880 or by email at

Maine EMS On-Line Education Program - MEMSED

Maine EMS (MEMS) has an on-line learning management system.This learning management system is the home of many quality educational programs, providing CEH credits on-line to Maine EMS providers. 

To sign in on this site you will use your Maine EMS user name and password.  If you have problems with signing in please email and MEMS staff will assist you as soon as possible. Once you complete a program you will be given a short exam and evaluation form then issued a certificate.  MEMSEd will also track your CEHs and add them to the licensure program.

Malignant Hyperthermia - About the program: An increasing number of surgical procedures are now being done in outpatient settings. Some patients are experiencing a rare, but life threatening condition known as Malignant Hyperthermia. You might be called upon to respond to such an emergency. All EMS providers need to be informed about this emergency condition. It is essential for those EMS providers who have any type of  out patient surgical center in their area to take this program.

Follow the link below to a video presentation developed by nurse anesthetist students Tina Moring and Cheryl St. Onge in August 2011. This program has been presented live to several EMS Services and received excellent reviews. Now this important program is available to you on-line. Once you view the program, return here and take the quiz.

Malignant Hyperthermia Presentation

Post Presentation Quiz for CEH Credit

  • Maine EMS CEH credit will be awarded for this program by completing the program and then taking the on-line quiz. The Quiz consists of 7 multiple choice questions and 3 True/False questions. There is one correct response for each question.
  • Providers at the First Responder and EMT-Basic level will receive 1 hour of BLS Topics for successfully completing the learning module and the quiz.
  • EMT-Intermediates and Paramedics will receive 1 hour of ALS Topics for completing the learning module and the quiz.
  • Once your quiz is submitted it will be scored by the Tri-County EMS Regional Office staff. Quizzes will be scored on a weekly basis. Providers who receive a score of 80% or greater will receive a proof of completion certificate by email. In addition, once each month a CEH completion roster will be sent to Maine EMS.
  • Providers who score less than 80% will also be notified by email and will be encouraged to repeat the learning module and take the quiz again.

If you have any questions, please call the regional office at 207 795-2880, Mon through Fri 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Bath Salts

Free On-Line EMS Continuing Education for EMS Providers on Bath Salts. This program is being provided by Northern New England Poison Center. The webinar is a slide and audio presentation recorded by Dr. Karen Simone, NNEPC Director, and Dr. Tamas Peredy, NNEPC Medical Director. The presentation is available for viewing at any time.  It can be accessed through their website,, or directly at The presentation is given in two parts. The first is a general overview of bath salts appropriate for all audiences.  The second is aimed at health care professionals and gives information related to treating bath salts patients.

Pelvic Fracture Immobilization - Eastern Maine Medical Center in conjunction with the Maine EMS Trauma Advisory Committee created a short video on how to properly immobilize the pelvis. This short video which is on EMMC's Trauma Education page, demonstrates the correct way to accomplish the immobilization and explains why proper immobilization is so critical. The video includes before and after X-Rays - it is worth watching. July 2011

Pelvic Fracture Immobilization

News & Events

Tri-County EMS Quality Council - June 8, 2017 at 11 am
Tri-County EMS Airway Review Team Meeting - May 10, 2017 at 1pm
MDPB Meeting - May 17, 2017 9:30 am Augusta
Maine Board of EMS - June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am Augusta
Maine EMS DNR and Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) form

more Events >>

Upcoming Courses

Applications being accepted for an AEMT Course to begin August 2017
Applications being accepted for a fall 2017 EMT course
Continuing Education Programs Schedule
Need a CEH Request Form? NEW FORM 2017
Blank Roster?


Tri-County EMS
300 Main Street
Lewiston, Maine 04240

Phone:(207) 795-2880 Fax: (207) 795-2476
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The office is open M-F 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM