By Judy Wakefield
ANDOVER, Mass. — When emergency responders are called to help a child, it usually means something bad has happened.
The experience can be frightening ...
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 ...
Successful EMT and paramedic students apply these tips on the first day of the class and eventually use them as EMS professionals
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 ...
The video teaches employees and civilians how to respond during and active-shooter incident
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Wearing new protective vests and helmets the medics learn to enter active-shooter scene with police escort before shooter is apprehended
By Carli Teproff
FORT LAUDERDALE — Two men in camouflage storm into the Sunrise Cinemas in Riverfront, head to different theaters filled with moviegoers, and begin shooting.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
L.A. sheriff's department releases graphic and violent video to prepare the public to survive an active-shooter incident
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 ...