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New EMS1 columnist and volunteerism expert Nancy Magee explains why volunteers are critical to the future of EMS; her answers may surprise you ...
All EMS providers have an ingrained spark or enthusiasm for patient care; find and rekindle that with a peer or mentor ...
Paramedic Dannie Myers created her brand Rescue Chic to connect, inspire and outfit women in emergency services ...
A permanent memorial would create a place of respect to call our own and recognize the efforts of EMS providers across the U.S. ...
The proclamation thanks all EMS providers and encourages all Americans to show support for their local first responders ...
A case of suspected elder abuse in Calif. is raising awareness of the signs of neglect that EMTs can keep an eye out for when in a patent's home ...
25 new and returning appointees on the National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council will make recommendations on EMS issues such as data collection and performance ...
Field supervisors perform an important job, but they often do so without executive leaders understanding and valuing the role ...
As a medic who popped a girl’s knee back into place I never expected her to recognize me years later in the grocery store ...
I am not sure if I have ever been the unquestionable difference between life and death, but I can tell stories about making patients feel better on their worst days well into the ...
I went on to become a paramedic to prevent other people from suffering the way my family did on one awful night ...
EMTs, firefighters, and cops came together to extricate a 10-year-old with a bolt through his skull, and we all learned the importance of working together ...
Like those medics I now know my true calling is to be a hero in someone else's eyes, but a normal everyday person through my own eyes ...
We weren't sure what happened to the infant abandoned in a toilet until, as fate would have it, the child was adopted by our friend ...
The legislation would formalize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation, which would create a memorial to honor the service and sacrifice of the nation’s EMS ...
When personnel are overworked at a physically and emotionally demanding job, the blame game needs to stop and the real issues need to be identified ...
EMS providers give us a glimpse into their opinions about continuing education ...
Paramedic Gavin DuBetz opened the facility, and paramedic Stephanie Viener is a coach there; they stress that their experience in EMS is a safety selling point ...
Opportunity for all EMS providers to learn about national initiative and contribute to shaping the future of EMS ...
Well-written protocols leave room for both the novice EMS provider and the expert ...