Beth Gould, nurse manager of Mt. Ascutney Hospital's Emergency Department, said continuing training for EMS crews pays off: "The better care in the field, the better it is for patients."She
believes EMS services have changed through the years."Before, it was just load and go.Now it's a lot more treatment oriented," she
...Gould also holds local and regional leadership positions.
"It's nice to be recognized," said Gould
."We have a dedicated staff."
Mt. Ascutney Hospital staff have won related honors through the years.Dr. Beach Conger was named Vermont's Emergency Physician of the Year in Vermont in 1994, and Beth Gould
, Jeanne Smith and Dawn Paquin have all been named Vermont's Emergency Nurse of the year.