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$100k in scholarships for N.Y. EMS training

- 09/02/2014

SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. — The Adirondack Health Foundation is giving back to the volunteer emergency responders in its service region. The organization recently announced it has earmarked ...


How to get the most out of blood borne pathogen training

- 08/31/2014

The federal Occupational Health and Safety Administration, or ‘OSHA’ was created by Congress under the Department of Labor in 1970 to better protect workers by assuring safe and healthy ...


How to prevent contamination and stay safe during large-scale incidents

- 08/31/2014

Maintaining standard precautions during multi-patient incidents presents unique challenges The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) during routine patient contact has been the standard ...


Ill. responders train for water rescues

- 08/30/2014

By Heidi Litchfield Morris Daily Herald MORRIS, Ill. — Morris Fire Protection and Ambulance District has been involved in several water rescue and recoveries this year. Training for ...


Military EMS program reaches higher standards

- 08/26/2014

By Sgt. Jessica DuVernay Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System HONOLULU — Medics assigned to the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, partnered with Kapiolani ...


Ebola: What does EMS need to know?

- 08/19/2014

The largest outbreak of Ebola in history is occurring in Western Africa, with more than 1,700 infected and 1,000 deaths from the virus so far. The World Health Organization declared it a public ...


How to train your EMS staff like a tier-one, elite force

- 08/19/2014

Visiting non-military EMS educational programs is a good way to explore tier-one training programs that your department could benefit from


4 ways to train your EMS staff like a tier-one, elite force

- 08/19/2014

Since the demise of Osama Bin Laden, and for some years before, the so-called tier-one military units have been the subject of wide discussion. The tiers actually refer to funding priorities, ...


Pa. suburbs to get 911 text messaging

- 08/14/2014

By Jessica Parks The Philadelphia Inquirer MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. — Soon, residents in the Pennsylvania suburbs will be able to reach 911 dispatchers by text message. Montgomery, ...


Colo. students build ambulance center

- 08/13/2014

The Pueblo Chieftain WALSENBURG, Colo. — What was once an old propane service building just north of the railroad tracks that wind through this small town, is now a state-of-the-art ...


Ind. police cross-train as EMTs

- 08/12/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indianapolis EMS has been training police officers to better prepare them for handling a medical emergency on a call. Officer Lance Dardeen has been undergoing the ...


Survival Story: Sudden cardiac arrest at a soccer game

- 08/07/2014

John Bertagnolli's friends assumed he fainted, until they realized he had no pulse; a friend recently trained in CPR sprang into action


4 essential social skills for EMS leaders

- 08/04/2014

As an EMS leader, it is vital to develop a network of peers and resources, and continue to cultivate both business and personal relationships. It takes a real knack to become proficient in managing ...


Pa. county struggles with volunteer EMS shortage

- 08/04/2014

By Konstantine Fekos The Meadville Tribune MEADVILLE, Pa. — Emergency medical technicians have been running in short supply, and local volunteer fire and ambulance departments are struggling ...


4 tips for hands-on EMS training in your station

- 07/31/2014

Hands-on practice of assessment and treatment skills is essential for the initial and ongoing training of EMTs and paramedics. But hands-on practice is often constrained by limited time and instructional ...


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