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Medics valuable partners in FAST-MAG clinical trial

- 02/27/2015

BETHESDA, Md. — NIH research investigated the benefits of early administration of magnesium sulfate to stroke patients. The study found that paramedics may be able to start therapy as soon ...


Quick Take: Hands-on training to administer Narcan

- 02/20/2015

A team of instructors, led by educator and paramedic Jeff Munson, taught nearly 200 Wis. emergency medical responders, EMTs and AEMTs to recognize the signs and symptoms of a narcotics overdose ...


Fla. medics train for active-shooter incident

- 02/12/2015

Wearing new protective vests and helmets the medics learn to enter active-shooter scene with police escort before shooter is apprehended


Fla. medics train for active-shooter incident

- 02/12/2015

By Carli Teproff Miami Herald FORT LAUDERDALE — Two men in camouflage storm into the Sunrise Cinemas in Riverfront, head to different theaters filled with moviegoers, and begin shooting. Moviegoers ...


During Ferguson crisis vision statement was foundation for successful leadership

- 02/10/2015

In August of 2014, Christian Hospital EMS (CHEMS) was thrust into the international spotlight as the events of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson Mo. unfolded. For the next 19 days, our department ...


Ill. fire chief's road death is a tragic lesson learned

- 02/06/2015

A fire chief is dead. Run over by one of his own fire trucks that was moving to close a road for landing a helicopter. I am dumbstruck that the helicopter was landing because "a man there ...


Graphic active-shooter video for medics, civilians

- 02/06/2015

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department release video training on how to survive an active-shooter incident. The nine-minute video, which warns that it contains "graphic ...


Graphic active-shooter video for medics, civilians

- 02/06/2015

L.A. sheriff's department releases graphic and violent video to prepare the public to survive an active-shooter incident


NAEMT position statement calls for consistent EMS licensure requirements

- 02/04/2015

CLINTON, Miss. – A new NAEMT position statement calls for consistent state minimum licensure and re-licensure requirements for Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics to ensure ...


Minn. EMS providers learn art of moulage

- 01/27/2015

Arrowhead EMS conference attendees learn to make mock injuries in break-out session


Minn. EMS providers learn art of moulage

- 01/27/2015

By Billy Wagness NNCNOW DULUTH, Minn. — If you're an Emergency Responder, no amount of training can come close to what you have to deal with in a real emergency... or can it? That ...


Streamlining medic training for vets aim of Senate bill

- 01/26/2015

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mike Enzi (R-WY) renewed their efforts to help increase job opportunities for returning veterans. The senators reintroduced their bipartisan ...


5 critical lessons from Va. medic LODD investigation

- 01/22/2015

I’d like to call out this post-incident report regarding the line of duty death of a Virginia paramedic that occurred two years ago. The report is lengthy and full of details; because of ...


PSA uses toys to teach how to save a choking baby

- 01/20/2015

"The Chokables," a pen, lid, marble and princess jelly baby, are tired of being a hazard and show parents the correct way to save a choking baby in this animated public service announcement from ...


Ga. paramedic grads pass with perfect scores

- 01/18/2015

ALBANY, Ga. — With grades in for the fall semester that ended in December at Albany Technical College, Paramedic Technology students soared with all 15 students who graduated scoring 100 ...


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