Functional Groups serve to elevate the standard of emergency medical service (EMS) for the central region of Arizona. They provide the opportunity for EMS professionals and interested others to work together to develop programs and/or resolve problems in the areas of Prevention, Planning, Patient Management, Trauma, and EMS Systems.
Functional Group meetings are open to interested EMS professionals as well as the general public. Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every odd month commencing at 10:00 am. Functional Group membership is voluntary and includes voting members and guests. The current Meeting Schedule is listed below.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Phoenix College - Hacienda Room, F121 - 1202 W. Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ 85013
10:00 - 11:00 am
Active Shooter / Workplace Violence
Officer David Mena
Tactical Response Unit (TRU)
Phoenix Police Department
Officer Mena's presentation will address the national Run, Hide Fight concept promoted by Homeland Security. Learn what happens to the body under this type of stress and the importance of having a plan in case this happens.
11:15 - 11:30 am
Central Region Agency/Hospital Profile
Cobre Valley Regional Medical Center
Crystal Aroz, RN, NREMT-P
Pre Hospital Coordinator/Trauma Coordinator
We order lunch based on expected attendance. Therefore, please RSVP. THANK YOU!