The Active Shooter topic gives EMTs and paramedics an invaluable resource to find news articles, response and triage tips and expert commentary for active shooter response - from stopping severe bleeding, triaging multiple patients, and entering the warm zone in a rescue task force, as well as advice to pass to your family in the event of an active shooter encounter.
Full list of Active Shooter results
Remember 2 Things: Making the decision to wear body armor–
EMS body armor can minimize the risk of injury during a violent attack. Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things, discusses a couple points for EMS agencies to keep in mind if they make the decision to have crews wear body armor. Check out more news, feature articles, resources and tips about EMS body armor.
BREAKING: 13 dead, 20 hurt in Oregon shooting–
Authorities say the said the gunman was killed in an exchange of gunfire with officers.
Rescue Task Force for active shooter incidents–
Training video on the utilization of a Rescue Task Force (RTF) to get medical personnel to injured patients as soon as possible.
How dispatchers should handle active shooter calls–
This dispatcher active shooter specialized call type video provides the necessary training in preparing you to handle the high priority/specialized call types that do not happen every day.
RUN. HIDE. FIGHT.® Surviving an Active Shooter Event - English–
The video emphasizes a short mantra — run, hide, fight — to help people remember their options during an active shooter incident.
911 tapes depict bystanders helping injured in FedEx shooting–
A shot security guard asked a dispatcher to tell his wife he loves her, while people in the background talk about how best to apply pressure
BREAKING: Active shooter at Ft. Hood; several injuries–
At least one person has been transported to the hospital; Fort Hood is currently on lock down
N.M. may spend $50K on active shooter training for responders–
The bill aims to get EMTs on scene faster in an active shooter incident
Doctors consider new approach to active shooter incidents–
Top trauma surgeons put together a think-tank in order to rethink active shooter incident response.