Gordon Center’s Director of Prehospital and Emergency Training Division, Dr. Ivette Motola, will participate in CEU 2023, next April 1, 2023, in Florence, Italy. The Italian emergency medicine congress gathers professionals from all scientific societies, organizations, and Italian institutions which train pre-hospital and emergency medical personnel. CEU 2023 aims to provide a platform for medical […]
Past Events and Media
25th Anniversary of the First There First Care Conference & Gathering of Eagles Honoring the Past, Connecting the Present, Developing the Future. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
The Gordon Center will be hosting a virtual learning lab during this year’s IMSH conference. On January 20th from 2-3PM EST, we will discuss: Hybrid Courses: Dr. Ross Scalese Tele/Virtual Objective Structured Clinical Examinations: Ms. Samantha Syms, MS, CHSE Transitioning Courses from In-Person to Other Formats: Dr. Ivette Motola & Mr. Al Brotons, EMT-P For more information or to register […]
September 15, 2020 – CBS4’s Karli Barnett shares an inside look at the work put on by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Blackheart Extrication Team.
Members of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Team Blackheart demonstrated their skills at the Fire Rescue Training Center on Tuesday morning, as part of National Healthcare Simulation Week. The Blackhearts, Technical Rescue certified MDFR firefighters, have participated in global competitions and garnered numerous awards, including a first place finish in the 2019 Florida Extrication Challenge. National Healthcare […]
CBS4’s Karli Barnett shares an inside look at the work put on by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s Blackheart Extrication Team.
Gordon Center and Department of Defense Conduct Study to Train Military Healthcare Professionals Remotely
The Gordon Center was honored to conduct a research study sponsored by the Department of Defense (DOD) to evaluate technology to train military medics and healthcare professionals remotely.
Originally posted at MiamiHerald.com by Al Diaz on August 6, 2020 Coral Gables Fire Chief Marcos de la Rosa, speaks to the media at the War Memorial Youth Center in Coral Gables regarding for COVID-19 tests of first responders on Thursday, August 6, 2020.
SOUTHPORT, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – An active shooter situation is not a situation any first responder wants to find themselves in, but Panama City emergency personnel are preparing nonetheless. Active shooter training was held at Gulf Coast State College’s North Bay Campus. Both law enforcement and fire/EMS participated in the training, learning the best tactics for dealing […]
The Gordon Center trains Florida Keys’ first responders in new techniques for Active Shooter Hostile Events
Instructors from the Gordon Center went to the Florida Keys to train members of Monroe Fire Rescue, Islamorada Fire Rescue and the Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department to work with local and federal law enforcement officers during live drills inside the old Plantation Key School.
Originally published at Local10.com on April 16, 2020 HIALEAH, Fla. – According to the Florida Department of Health numbers, Hialeah has the second highest positive coronavirus from test results in the state of Florida. With the number of cases continuing to be on the rise, Hialeah’s fire department wanted to find out which of its firefighters have […]
Originally published at NBCmiami.com on April 16, 2020 The testing will help identify if the virus is in any members using a finger prick system A firefighter’s union in Miami-Dade County has secured rapid testing for its members amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic with the information being used for a study by the University of […]
The Gordon Center to Partner with Coral Gables Fire Department, Specialty Telehealth Systems and Local Hospitals to Help Patients with Life Threatening Emergencies
MIAMI, FL (December 19, 2019)…. As the new year begins, the Gordon Center for Simulation and Innovation in Medical Education at the University of Miami, will embark on a new collaboration with Coral Gables Fire Department, Specialty Telehealth Systems, and area hospitals to better diagnose and care of patients of life threatening emergencies. This new […]
The Gordon Center has joined the world’s best stroke and brain health scientists at The International Stroke Conference in Dallas! Our team is ready to share the latest advancements and innovations in stroke care and education and celebrate the first year of our Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS®) Blended Learning course.Come by booth #320, say […]
Originally published at miami.cbslocal.com on August 6, 2020 by STEVEN “GOLDIE” GOLDSTEIN MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Coral Gables and Hialeah have set up COVID-19 testing sites for frontline workers. At the Coral Gables site, the University of Miami was administering two types of tests for Coral Gables Police and Fire Department personnel. It’s all on a […]
Originally posted by Hallie Brown on Tue, Feb 04, 8:02 PM at KFYR TV Health care providers and paramedics from all over North Dakota came together today to receive Life-Saving Stroke Training. Gordon Center for Simulation and innovation is bringing life-saving stroke training to North Dakota. Advanced Stroke Life Support (ASLS) is the name of […]
First responders carry a victim to safety during an active shooter training. Volunteers playing victims wore fake blood and makeup. Local law enforcement and first responders participated in a new training method for active shooter events at Gulf Coast State College, North Bay Campus on Jan. 8, 2020.