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Presentation to Emergency Medical Service Professionals

October 27, 2019

Vital Signs 2019- EMS Conference

Buffalo, NY Convention Center

October 27, 2019

Attorney Kevin S. Mahoney will be a guest speaker at the Vital Signs 2019 EMS Conference, October 24-27. Vital Signs offers EMS providers of all levels a wide-range of educational programs, which focus on strengthening skills and enhancing clinical knowledge to provide the highest-quality of care to their patients.

Mr. Mahoney will be presenting two seminars on Sunday, October 27th:

  • Deciphering the Alphabet Soup of Legal Documents EMS May Encounter On-scene: DNR, MOLST, HCP and POA. This presentation will provide an overview of advance directives and related documents & their interplay with first responders at EMS incidents.
  • Legal Issues for EMS Providers: This lecture will provide an overview of some legal issues impacting EMS providers including liability concerns for actions on and off duty, as well as specific required conduct such as mandated reporting of suspected child maltreatment and preservation of patient confidentiality.

Mr. Mahoney is a leading attorney in the firm’s Fire/EMS Law practice group as well as an interior firefighter/EMT with the Bergholz Fire Company, where he is currently serving as Captain. He also currently serves as general counsel to several volunteer fire and ambulance companies, as well as the Wyoming Erie Regional EMS Council.