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Emergency Care Providers Urge Education, Training, Technology | UAMSHealth
Feb. 21, 2017 | There are inconsistencies in the quality of emergency care across Arkansas that can and should be addressed, and UAMS staff are partnering with stakeholders to get that message out to lawmakers and the public. In short, they are asking lawmakers to improve education, training and technology for emergency, or acute, care providers. They are asking the public to let their representatives know that this is a topic of upmost importance. "It shouldn't take personal experience with a car accident or other critical care incident to get this on peoples' radars, it should be there already, but unfortunately, it isn't," said Rawle A. "Tony" Seupaul, M.D., chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine in the UAMS College of Medicine and the Stanley E. Reed professor for Emergency Medicine, Trauma and Injury Prevention. Rawle A. "Tony" Seupaul, M.D. Seupaul said step one is awareness. "We need communication, support and consistency throughout acute care. I really think this is