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Danbury Hospital Hosts Day of Continuing EMS Medical Education Training on Saturday, September 29th

Monday, September 10, 2012 - Danbury. CT

Matthew G. Cassavechia, Director of Danbury Hospital Emergency Medical Services, announces that Danbury Hospital will host a day-long EMS continuing medical education (CME) training program called "Connect Life with Learning" on Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The annual continuing medical education training program is free of charge to all EMS providers and takes place in John C. Creasy Center for Health Education Auditorium located on the 5th floor of the Tower Lobby.

Completion of the program fulfills requirements for Western Connecticut Health Network's medical control renewal and provides an opportunity for EMS providers to meet all CME requirements in one day. A continental breakfast and lunch will also be provided.

Participants must enter and exit Danbury Hospital through the Stroock Building Lobby located on the first floor at the Praxair Cancer Center.Parking is available in the Red Parking Garage using the Locust Avenue entrance.

Pre-registration is required by September 24, 2012. To register, call Raquel Rodriguez at (203) 739-4916.

For more information about Danbury Hospital Emergency Medical Services, visit

About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premiere, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. The organization is anchored by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital, as well as their affiliated organizations. In addition to the two hospitals, the continuum of care offered includes the following affiliates:

Western Connecticut Health Network has centers of excellence in women's health, cardiovascular and cancer services; minimally invasive and joint and spine surgery; digestive disorders and radiology and diagnostic imaging. It also offers specialized programs for neonatology with a Level IIIb neonatal intensive care unit and accredited sleep disorder centers. Both hospitals also maintain active clinical research programs, offering clinical trials for patients with cancer and other health concerns.