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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Sgt. Jessica DuVernay
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
HONOLULU — Medics assigned to the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, partnered with Kapiolani ...
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 ...
Visiting non-military EMS educational programs is a good way to explore tier-one training programs that your department could benefit from
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, ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
John Bertagnolli's friends assumed he fainted, until they realized he had no pulse; a friend recently trained in CPR sprang into action
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...