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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 ...

Mo. experts speak out on national medic shortage

- 07/30/2014

Demand is up with increases in the elderly population, and the industry needs more training programs for students, they say

Mo. experts speak out on national medic shortage

- 07/30/2014

Fox News KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The spokesman for the Kansas City, Missouri Fire Department says there’s a shortage of first responders for medical emergencies. But apparently, Kansas ...

Clinical solution: Near-amputation in a boating accident

- 07/29/2014

In the previous scenario, you responded to a 23-year-old male who was struck and run over by a boat while water skiing. The patient had suffered a near amputation of his right leg above the knee. ...

Charting the course of community paramedicine

- 07/24/2014

Despite the unexpected snow outside, more than 100 EMS providers and administrators gathered in a Washington, D.C., ballroom on March 25, 2013, to learn more about mobile integrated healthcare ...

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