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EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems
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EMS Compass Initiative: Creating measurements to improve EMS systems
The EMS Compass Initiative is a national initiative to improve EMS systems of care by developing meaningful performance measurements. Funded by the NHTSA and led by NASEMSO, EMS leaders from the across the country have been working on ways to use National EMS Information System data in a way that local and state EMS agencies can meaningfully interpret to measure and improve how they operate. Complete Coverage

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Elements of Leadership Chris Cebollero Chris Cebollero
When leaders encourage risk-taking without the fear of failure or rejection, productivity skyrockets Full Column
EMS Spotlight James J Augustine James J Augustine
There are many potential areas of infectious exposure for the patient and the EMS provider. An important one, under the direct control of the EMS providers, is the patient compartment area of the ambulance. ... Full Column

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Benefits of applying CRM to cardiac arrest resuscitation
Strong leadership, simulation training and implementing new techniques such as pit-crew resuscitation all help to improve outcomes when performing CPR Full Story
CPR360 Trailer

How many people do you know who have survived cardiac arrest? While the survival rate in most places is very low, in others, it's much ...

Go Beyond the Algorithms with ACLS-EP

From the American Heart Association, this video highlights the benefits of ACLS for Experienced Providers.

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Active-shooter response: Are you physically ready?
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active-shooter incident is going to require repetitive ... Full Story
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