December 9, 2017

Developmental Disabilities and EMS

Developmental Disabilities and EMS

In this class students will learn the following objectives:
• Define Developmental Disability
• Review history and facts/figures of disability populations
• Discuss appropriate language usage around disabilities
• Discuss cognitive/developmental, emotional, and select physical disabilities
• Discuss pre-hospital care of disabled populations
• Discuss service animals

Instructor: Mandy Via RN/Paramedic – Premier Health CareFlight Air & Mobile Outreach Manager

Mandy Via is a Flight Nurse/Paramedic with Premier Health CareFlight Air and Mobile Services in Dayton, Ohio. She is currently the Outreach Manager and has been in that role since 2012. Mandy is a registered nurse, certified emergency nurse, a paramedic, and has her BSN. Mandy was recently recognized by the Association of Air Medical Services for the 2017 Excellence in Community Service Award for her Drive Smart Program