Texas EMS launches ‘What to do when’ PSA video series

The series is intended to inform the public about the actions that take place behind the scenes


ATCEMS

AUSTIN, Texas — Austin-Travis County EMS has released the first video in a series of public education videos and articles entitled “What to do when.” The series is intended to inform the public about the actions that take place behind the scenes, and help people deal with many of the common emergencies that ATCEMS respond to.

The video series is available for viewing on all ATCEMS social media channels. In the first episode, the process of receiving, dispatching and providing initial medical first aid instructions during a 911 call is covered. Viewers will learn about many of the simultaneous processes that take place while a caller is on the line with a 911 ATCEMS Communications Medic.

Future episodes and articles will educate viewers about the initial steps they can take in many common emergency calls. For example, topics will include steps to take when you are involved in a vehicle collision, witnessing someone having a seizure or suffering a burn, among many other topics.

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