An EMT student saved a man's life after found unresponsive in a bathroom. His EMT instructor said his actions reflect great credit upon himself, his department, the EMS profession, and of course his school. (Image WNCT)
There are a complex set of characteristics that push some into action while others stand by. In New York City, at least a dozen good Samaritans this past year were willing to risk their own safety to save a stranger. (Image 6abc)
The abrupt closing of a major EMS and medical transportation company last Friday put hundreds of EMS providers out of work and caused major upheaval in local communities. The First Med disaster underscores the challenges our industry faces. How can we head off other such collapses? Read about it in our expanded coverage.
The McGRATH® Series 5 was designed to go head to head with a challenging environment. Does your department need help obtaining a fully portable video laryngoscope designed for difficult and emergency airways?
Active shooter response: Are you physically ready?
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active shooter incident is going to require repetitive bursts of significant physical activity.
EMS1 is revolutionizing the way in which the EMS community finds relevant news, identifies important training information, interacts with each other and researches product purchases and suppliers. It has become the most comprehensive and trusted online destination for prehospital and emergency medical services.