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In Public Safety is an American Military University (AMU) sponsored blog that features analysis and commentary on issues relating to emergency medical services, fire services, emergency management, law enforcement and national intelligence.
This blog features in-depth discussions authored by leading experts with decades of experience in their field.
While our roots are in the military, American Military University’s student body is largely comprised not only of military personnel, but of those actively engaged in the fields of fire service, emergency management, law enforcement, intelligence and national security.
AMU has developed strategic relationships with key influencer organizations such as the International Association of Emergency Managers, FBI National Academy Associates, International Association of Chiefs of Police, International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts, and the American Correctional Officers not only to further its credibility within these professions, but to offer those who work within them useful information so they can be better prepared for advancement and leadership opportunities.
For more information concerning AMU educational offerings, including degree, certificate and leadership programs for emergency medical and fire service professionals, please reach out to Anthony Mangeri, AMU’s resource for the field, at AMangeri@apus.edu.
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Working together to improve critical infrastructure–
With the worrying state of the current global and national climate, it would be helpful to know what we were facing on a local level
Advancements in the treatment of traumatic brain injuries in military soldiers–
This damage can result in long-term impairment, such as behavioral abnormalities, reduced impulse control, emotional outbursts, violence and even suicide
Replica weapons: A collective effort to stop mistake of fact shootings–
True concern requires a look beyond singular events and towards methods to eradicate a child’s replica-gun-involved death.
How first aid classes can enhance the public's understanding of EMS–
Very basic first aid skills can be enough to save lives and allow an individual to render care while waiting for trained medical personnel to arrive
Your career road map: From aha moment to dream job–
Once you experience your aha moment, it’s just the first step towards fulfilling your career ambitions
Medical changes that could prevent brain damage in infants–
To effectively manage jaundice and detect hyperbilirubinemia in newborn babies, healthcare policies are in urgent need of change
Zika virus and EMS patient assessment–
Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) must be prepared to appropriately and cautiously handle these calls
Recovering from Orlando: The role of a critical incident stress team–
There’s no level of training as intense as actually responding to a mass casualty incident
Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act: Policy implications–
This legislation will help streamline the process for former military medics to join the civilian workforce
National EMS Week: Budgeting for PTSD–
It is important to understand how PTSD affects emergency medical technicians (EMTs), paramedics, and other members of the first responder community
The importance of EMS recertification–
Certifications are an important way to make sure individuals have the appropriate knowledge and skills to continue working in the field
EMTs on the front lines in the fight against human trafficking–
EMS responders must first recognize that human trafficking and child sex-trafficking exists in their community and understand that they are on the front lines
Departments must train citizens to be First Responders during active shootings–
The first individuals to a scene will always be bystanders who are in close proximity to the event
Rank and file: Getting the attitude right from the start–
The level of experience and knowledge within the fire service is as big of a range as the personalities, but there is not always enough of an emphasis on sharing knowledge
Overcoming teamwork obstacles in Emergency Medical Services–
It’s critical that EMS teams be comprised of a group of trusted people
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