Autism Spectrum Disorder renewal class held!

On Monday January 15th, our responders received additional training in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), led by an instructor from Sensory Prepared, a local business and program designed specifically for emergency medical services. Within the training, our responders were educated with different disorders that fall within ASD, how the disorders manifest, and different techniques on best […]

EMS Night by HSMC Trauma Services!

  On Thursday December 7, 2023, SSARA hosted the final EMS Night sponsored by Penn State Health Holy Spirit Medical Center Trauma Services.  Held quarterly, the night addressed ten cases that were brought into Holy Spirit Medical Center and were seen in their trauma bay, five of which were brought in by Silver Spring Ambulance […]

Dedication for The George C. Weimer Jr. Institute for Training and Development

Please join us for the dedication of the Institute Saturday, August 26, 2023, at 1 PM in the name of The George C. Weimer Jr. Institute for Training and Development. This will take place at the Silver Spring Ambulance and Rescue Association Training Center room. George’s likeness will be dedicated at that time to the […]

SSARA Personnel Train with Cumberland Valley School District Athletic Staff

In preparation of the start of the athletic season for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year, our personnel trained with the Cumberland Valley School District Athletic Trainers to familiarize our providers with the safety gear worn by student athletes, and procedures for transporting these athletes to the hospital.  Performed annually, we welcomed Head Athletic Trainer Sheila […]

Congrats to AEMT LaRocca!

Congratulations to Raphael LaRocca on his recent completion and certification as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT)!  The AEMT is an intermediate certification between EMT and Paramedic and requires approximately 160 hours of instruction,  which teaches EMTs on the acquisition of 12-lead ECGs, advanced airway maintenance, gaining IV access and the administration of life-saving medications.  […]