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EMS competence and confidence comes from constantly learning

- 08/11/2015

“He’s a good kid, but he just freezes whenever he’s asked to run the call. Got good grades in school, proficient in all his skills, but he just can’t seem to put it all ...


Listen: Fla. responders wage war on heroin overdoses

- 08/05/2015

To combat the heroin epidemic, firefighters developed "your life matters" cards with help line numbers for addicts they treat


Listen: Fla. responders wage war on heroin overdoses

- 08/05/2015

By National Public Radio MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. — MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: We're going to hear now from a county in Florida that, like many places around the country, has seen a dramatic ...


Usher 'Yeah' parody promotes hands-only CPR

- 07/13/2015

The video CLEAR!, a parody to the Usher song "Yeah" promotes CPR and using an AED to save lives.


Mo. FD gives full scholarships for paramedic school

- 07/13/2015

The Kansas City (Mo.) Fire Department has invested $25,000 in scholarships to attend paramedic school, and is targeting minority students to diversify its team


Mo. FD gives full scholarships for paramedic school

- 07/13/2015

KSHB.com KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Fire Department is investing $25,000 to diversify their team. It is giving college students a shot at lifesaving careers while the department ...


Mass. medics pen children's book

- 06/01/2015

By Judy Wakefield The Eagle-Tribune ANDOVER, Mass. — When emergency responders are called to help a child, it usually means something bad has happened. The experience can be frightening ...


Why paramedics are qualified emergency care providers

- 05/06/2015

By Scot Phelps There are currently bills before the both houses of the Texas State Legislature which would permit paramedics to work in the emergency department directly under the guidance ...


10 tips to make sure you succeed on the NREMT exam

- 04/16/2015

Successful EMT and paramedic students apply these tips on the first day of the class and eventually use them as EMS professionals


10 tips to make sure you succeed on the NREMT exam

- 04/16/2015

This is a list that provides 10 habits of people who are successful on the NREMT exam do. I compiled this list, which applies to all levels of EMS certification, from many years of teaching and ...


Wal-Mart produces active-shooter response training video

- 03/31/2015

The video teaches employees and civilians how to respond during and active-shooter incident


Wal-Mart produces active-shooter response training video

- 03/31/2015

SAN MARCOS, Texas — A new video from the Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training (ALERRT) Center at Texas State University teaches civilians how to respond if faced with an active-shooter ...


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


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