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EMS1.com Teams with Calibre Press to Present the EMS1 Street Survival Seminar

SAN FRANCISCO – EMS1.com, the leading online resource for EMS professionals, has teamed up with Calibre Press, the top provider for law enforcement training nationwide, to present the EMS1 Street Survival seminar, an event designed to provide critical, lifesaving training and education regarding potential threats that medics encounter on the job.

Exclusively sponsored by American Military University, the course will cover a variety of topics including threats posed by gangs, hidden weapon dangers, PTSD prevention, dealing with intoxicated and potentially combative people, restraint techniques, removing weapons of opportunity, and more. The seminar is designed for first responders, EMTs, paramedics, firefighters, flight teams, and emergency department staff.

The first EMS1 Street Survival seminar will be held at Bally’s Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on December 13-14, 2011.

“With the threats facing emergency responders today, it is not enough for prehospital providers to have dynamic clinical skills. It is also essential to have a situational awareness of threats that may affect operations and personal safety.  A seminar like this is essential to teach responders how to stay aware and effectively respond to threats as they arise,” said Anthony Mangeri, Professor at American Military University. “AMU is excited to partner with EMS1 and Calibre Press to bring first responders this lifesaving seminar.”

Instructor Mike Taigman will be leading the two-day course. Over the last 37 years, he has worked with EMS organizations all over the world and presented at hundreds of conferences. In the 1980s, Taigman co-created the original EMS Street Survival seminars. He teaches graduate school in the Emergency Health Services Program at the University of Maryland and works with several large 911 EMS systems in California.

“EMS is involved in nearly every shooting, stabbing, riot, gang fight, and bombing in the world,” Taigman said. “The potential for us to become victims of violence from patients, family members, and bystanders is higher than ever. It’s time for us to quit relying on luck and learn real skills for staying safe.”

Since 1980, Calibre Press has been providing law enforcement education, training and information to help save officers’ lives while reducing officer and agency liability. Through the widely recognized Street Survival seminars, Calibre’s mission is to provide the most informative and motivational survival training experience available to the first responder community.

The cost to attend the two-day EMS1 Street Survival seminar is $215 and attendees will receive 16 hours accredited NJ-OEMS-CEU’s (pending). Group discounts are available and both EMS1 and FireRescue1 members will receive an exclusive 10 percent discount on tuition with discount code "EMS1SS".

For more information, please contact Tim Shane at 800-323-0037 x5161 or email tim.shane@calibrepress.com. Register for the seminar today: http://www.calibrepress.com/training/events/3990699-EMS-Street-Survival-Atlantic-City-New-Jersey-December-13-2011.

About EMS1
With nearly 110,000  registered members and over 165,000 monthly unique visitors, EMS1.com serves the EMS community by providing industry professionals with the most complete range of information and resources available. EMS1 is supported by the Praetorian Group, the proven leader in online public safety resources. The experience and resources of the Praetorian Group has yielded a trusted and reliable online environment for the exchange of information between EMS professionals and agencies from across the Unites States and around the world.

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About Calibre Press
For over 30 years, Calibre has been the leader in law enforcement education, training and information, helping to save officers' lives while reducing officer and agency liability. Through the widely recognized Street Survival® Seminars, Calibre’s mission is to provide the most informative and motivational survival training experience available to the law enforcement community. This unique needs-based training seminar, developed and presented by the industry's leading trainers, is designed to help police personnel stay safe and healthy throughout their careers regardless of assignment. For more information on Calibre Press, visit www.calibrepress.com.  

About American Military University
American Military University is open to all and offers online education that empowers individuals to lead and secure their future in emergency services. AMU offers many undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs. AMU is committed to providing the best in career-relevant programs. Our professors are industry insiders that combine relevant theory with real-world experience. You can find out more about AMU's public safety programs and why we stand out at: www.publicsafetyatamu.com.  AMU is part of the regionally and nationally accredited American Public University System. For more about our graduation rates, median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information-visit http://www.apus.edu/disclosure.


EMS1 Street Survival Seminar