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Danbury Hospital Hosts Annual Day-Long EMS Continuing Medical Education Program in October

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - Danbury, CT

Matthew G. Cassavechia, Director of Danbury Hospital Emergency Medical Services, announces that Danbury Hospital will host a day-long "Connect Life With Learning" EMS continuing medical education (CME) program on Saturday, October 5, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The annual continuing medical education 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 1st Floor (Main Entrance) at the Praxair Cancer Center. Parking is available in the Red Parking Garage using the Locust Avenue entrance.

Pre-registration is required by September 23, 2013. To register, call Raquel Rodriguez at (203) 739-4916.

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About Western Connecticut Health Network

Western Connecticut Health Network is the region's premier, patient-centered health care organization serving residents of Western Connecticut and adjacent New York. As a University teaching organization, WCHN is anchored by two nationally recognized hospitals, Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. WCHN offers a full continuum of care through its system of affiliated organizations that provide innovative preventative, primary and specialty care as well as home care.

The Western Connecticut Health Network Foundation's fundraising campaign - Imagine Build Transform - is focusing on raising funds for a new Patient Tower, an expanded Emergency Department with Level II trauma designation, and an advanced Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Danbury Hospital; as well as the Emergency Department at New Milford Hospital, and the Network's cutting edge Biomedical Research Institute.

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