By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Advisor It would’ve been pretty straightforward to once again point out failed leadership at DCFEMS, but the proposal at Honolulu EMS that would end 16-hour shifts as a result of mandatory overtime makes for a more positive story that improves both the agency and its workforce, not to mention the health of its community. Fatigue is an issue that can lead to greater likelihood of injury, mistakes in judgment, and low morale.When do we stop?
I find it helpful to script commonly asked questions, especially questions that are challenging the very premise of the course, event or topic. Consider one of these specific responses to "Will we finish early?"Ask, stay or leave?
Simple and intuitive, the iPad can now be used as your tool of choice to collect mobile patient data for your emsCharts system. emsCharts has collaborated with SyncPad, LLC for this easy-to-use data collection tool delivered as an offline iOS app for your iPad or iPad mini.
Whether there's a surge in 911 call volume, a nasty storm or sweeping reforms within the system, we in EMS are constantly adapting to changes. We don't give up easily. The same holds true when it comes to applying for grants.
The Handtevy™ Pediatric Box is a complete, customized pediatric resuscitation and drug dosing system that allows the healthcare provider to run a pediatric code from start to finish. Paramedics will never have to calculate a drug dose again! The Handtevy is grant eligible.