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It's an honor to announce that our very own,  Dr. James Sauto, M.D., has been named the receipient of the 2018 EMS Medical Director of the Year by the Ohio Department of Public Safety EMS Division.
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Congratulations on receiving such a prestigous award and for your dedication to advancing EMS patient care within the State of Ohio. We are honored to have you as our Medical Director and look forward to your continued support of Fire and EMS services and the communities we serve. Thank you for your tireless and proactive support of EMS on a daily basis and it is truly an honor to serve with you.

Cadaver Procedure Lab - August 30

cadaver3Cadaver Procedure lab focuses on advanced airway and other life saving procedures performed by EMS personnel on human cadavers. This course is lead by a course physician experienced in Emergency Medicine. The course is will include approximately 20 students with varying medical background....Emergency Room Physicians. Internal Medicine and anesthesia residents, nurses, Nurse practitioners, CCT transport teams and paramedics. 3 student slots are reserved for Paramedics.


Basic Procedures include  (but not limited to):

  • Intubation by direct laryngoscopy/LMA/Gum Elastic Bougie/various supraglottic airways
  • Needle and Surgical Cricothyrotomy
  • Needle decompression of chest for tension pneumothorax
  • Intra-osseous needle insertion - tibia and humerus placement
  • Thoracostomy tube placement

Advanced Procedures( at some labs)

  • Retrograde Intubation with jet ventilation/transtracheal ventilation
  • Lateral Canthotomy
  • Arthrocentesis of knee, shoulder and ankle
  • Open lateral Thoracotomy

******4 hours of Continuing Education given.

Course Directors/Staff

Instructor: Dr. James Sauto MD        Co-Directors                   Tom Beers, Manager of Emergency Services
Emergency Service Institute              Dr Sean Roth                 EMS Manager, Main Campus
Procedure Lab Co-Director                Dr. Achilles Bebos          216.444.4515 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
216-445-1584 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More information , including study packet will be sent via a welcome email approximately 1 week prior to the course by the Course Director. This email will contain specific instructions, proper attire, classroom location, parking instructions and other pertinent information.


Event Properties

Event Date 08-30-2018 7:00 am
Event End Date 08-30-2018 11:00 am
Capacity 3
Registered 0
Available place 3
Cut off date 08-23-2018
Individual Price Free
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Bldg L1-300
9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA Cleveland, Ohio 44106 United States
Cleveland Clinic Lerner Bldg L1-300

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