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Like a ripple effect, one mistake or incorrect assumption can lead to increased negative outcomes for the patient
Eliminate EKG rhythms until there is only one probable interpretation
The bag-valve-mask can save your patient’s life; ensure you’re using it properly with these tools
How do you know you’re getting just the right amount of air into just the right place?
Lincoln Fire & Rescue hosted a Resuscitation Academy workshop for cardiac arrest training
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Twin Cities hospitals have cut training opportunities
Use SAMPLE history to assess the patient’s complaint and make treatment decisions
Help students get the most out of patient assessment scenarios and high-fidelity simulations with these debriefing tips
Consider adding these often-encountered patients to your EMT or paramedic class’s patient assessment drills or high-fidelity patient simulations
Memorization of acronyms does not necessarily translate to understanding; here’s a breakdown of what DCAP-BTLS means
Learn how emerging AI applications will impact dispatch, ePCR, education and revenue cycle management
Chest pain, rapid heartbeat, shortness of breath: While panic attacks and anxiety attacks share common symptoms, they also have distinct differences
In the low- stakes environment of play, theory meets practice, allowing students to cultivate adaptable analytical and interpersonal skills
Kenley Johnson, who earned her EMT certification while still in high school and now works for Comanche County EMS, is in her first semester of the Paramedic program at Texas State Technical College
The Welsh Ambulance Service is the second service in the U.K. to secure the University Trust status, highlighting learning and growth opportunities
Our hosts share their personal public speaking recommendations, as well as pitfalls to avoid and how to calm your nerves
Learn to immobilize limbs with the best of them as Steve Whitehead breaks down the proven methodology for splinting like a pro
Solar retinopathy signs and symptoms
Funding allows Haywood Community College to purchase new simulation mannequins as EMS training program grows
Focus on what you can identify within an ECG tracing, rather than the criteria
First responders trained in triage and other skills at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
The virtual reality visors help students in McAllen with simulation lessons involving patient assessment and care
Grady EMS paramedics will be the first in Atlanta to do blood transfusions in the field
Boulder Technical Education Center’s future EMTs and mechanics will get to work on the former Mountain View rig
First responders in Mahaska County faced various simulations inside the Simulation in Motion-Iowa mobile lab
Los Alamitos High School will use the simulator in its training to prepare students for EMT certification
Why sticking around may be the single best thing you can do to get better at your job
Funding from the Fireworks Tax Act will be used to reimburse EMS personnel, agencies for recruitment, retention programs
Gaining insights into the EMS workforce, attrition, education, credentialing and quality patient care