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Calif. fire department pairs nurse with medic to cut ER runs

- 08/10/2015

By Becca Smouse USA Today ANAHEIM, Calif. — A home-bound heart patient called 911. His leg hurt where a catheter was inserted, but he didn't complain of chest pains. To paramedic ...


Paramedic-run wound care team treats pediatric patients in Fla. ER

- 08/08/2015

The program gives medics an expanded role in a different health care setting, and frees up nursing staff to work with more patients


Paramedic-run wound care team treats pediatric patients in Fla. ER

- 08/08/2015

By Naseem S. Miller Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — There's a special team at the emergency department of Nemours Children's Hospital that has one main responsibility: taking ...


Nurse joins Calif. ambulance crew to treat patients on site

- 07/15/2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim’s fire department has become the first in California to dispatch a nurse practitioner in an ambulance to treat non-urgent medical calls that would otherwise ...


TV station reports flight nurse's harness detached before fall

- 05/13/2015

By James Barragan Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas, — Kristin McLain, the STAR Flight nurse who died during an air rescue in the Barton Creek Greenbelt last month, fell to her ...


Why paramedics are qualified emergency care providers

- 05/06/2015

By Scot Phelps There are currently bills before the both houses of the Texas State Legislature which would permit paramedics to work in the emergency department directly under the guidance ...


STAR Flight grounds all helicopters after fatal fall of flight nurse

- 04/29/2015

AUSTIN, Texas — STAR Flight has grounded their four medical helicopters following the fatal fall of a flight nurse during a rescue Monday. At about 9:50 p.m., Kristin McLain, 46, was ...


Feds investigate death of flight nurse who fell from chopper

- 04/29/2015

By Nicole Chavez and Ciara O'Rourke Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN, Texas — An investigator with the National Transporation Safety Board out of Denver will arrived to Austin on ...


Flight nurse falls from helicopter; fatally injured

- 04/28/2015

She was helping hoist an injured woman with non-life threatening injuries into the helicopter when she fell


Flight nurse falls from helicopter; fatally injured

- 04/28/2015

AUSTIN, Texas — STAR Flight rescuer and registered nurse Kristin McLain, 46, died Monday night after falling from a medical helicopter. At about 9:50 p.m., STAR Flight EC-145 had been ...


Texas EMTs and paramedics encouraged to support legislation to practice in ED

- 04/27/2015

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Texas EMTs and paramedics, despite opposition of the Texas Emergency Nurse Association (ENA), are urged to voice their support for legislation (H.B. 2020 and S.B. 1899) ...


5 nursing students killed in interstate crash

- 04/23/2015

The woman were commuting to a hospital for their final day of clinical training; 3 others injured


5 nursing students killed in interstate crash

- 04/23/2015

By Russ Bynum Associated Press ELLABELLE, Ga. — Five nursing students died early Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash in southeast Georgia that authorities said began when a tractor-trailer ...


Drowning child revived by police officer and nurse

- 01/25/2015

By Mark Schlinkmann St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A St. Charles County police officer and an emergency room nurse used their CPR skills to revive a 6-year-old girl pulled ...


Bird strikes downs Texas medical helicopter

- 11/13/2014

By Timothy Chipp The Abilene Reporter-News MERKEL, Texas — A bird strike caused a helicopter to make an emergency landing Tuesday evening. Air Evac Lifeteam, flying out of Abilene, ...


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