EMS World Advisory Board Member Keynote at NJ EMS Conference

EMS World Advisory Board Member Keynote at NJ EMS Conference

Press Release Oct 05, 2011

Raphael M. Barishansky, chief of Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response for the Prince George’s County Health Department (MD) and an EMS World Editorial Advisory Board member, will be delivering the keynote address at the 2011 New Jersey Statewide Conference on EMS on November 3.

The presentation will focus on defining and understanding professionalism in the world of EMS and define professionalism in EMS, discuss EMS agencies' expectations of providers, the public's expectations of EMS providers and some common pitfalls of providing EMS in the modern operating environment.

Mr. Barishansky is a recognized expert in EMS and public health preparedness, is a frequent writer for various EMS journals and speaker at state and national EMS conferences. 

He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Touro College and a Master of Public Health degree from New York Medical College.

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