FULL LIST OF EMS Education Topics
5 things to know about fentanyl–
The rise of the extremely potent drug is a troubling new reality for a country already reeling from an opioid epidemic
5 things to know about naloxone–
Here's an overview of what naloxone is and how responders are helping curb the opioid epidemic
5 things to know about acute flaccid myelitis–
Acute flaccid myelitis is a condition that affects the nervous system, specifically the spinal cord
Reality Training: Unresponsive teen after intentional asphyxiation–
How will you care for a teenager who intentionally asphyxiated himself and is now unresponsive with agonal respirations?
Why EMS personnel need a valid physical abilities test–
A valid physical ability test specific to EMS is an important step to reduce on-the-job injuries and positively change organization cultures
10 more books every paramedic should own–
Book choices tend to be highly subjective; here's what our readers suggest you pick up next
Advancing from EMT to paramedic–
Learn more skills and open up new career opportunities by becoming a paramedic
EMTs: Don't just do something, stand there–
The EMT in charge is being paid for what goes on between their ears rather than the skills they can perform with their hands
How to identify and treat major causes of acute altered mental status–
Acute altered mental status is often the first clinical sign of a disruption to ATP production
How to become a flight paramedic–
What does it take to become a flight paramedic, an advanced career in EMS?
What you need to know about transition from EMS to nursing–
For EMTs and paramedics interested in nursing education and work, here are four things to know about bridge and degree programs
Remember 2 Things: Children with complex special needs–
Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things, discusses how EMS providers should manage a special needs pediatric patient and gives tips on how to lower your stress level on these calls.
Research analysis: Early administration of epinephrine in initial shockable rhythms in cardiac arrest–
In-hospital cardiac arrest research shows strong association between epinephrine and decreased odds of ROSC and good neurologic outcome
Calif. first responders complete disaster training–
Official: "We conduct these types of trainings so we can be proficient in a real-life disaster response"
Mich. university awarded $500K for EMS mental health training–
The program will give first responders an improved ability to recognize a behavioral health emergency and take “a better course of action so that we have a better resolution"
EMS1 Top 5
- Top 9 lies everyone new to EMS should ignore
- Rapid reaction: EMT student shot, run over for caring
- Death toll in Calif. warehouse fire rises to 33
- Why EMS personnel need a valid physical abilities test
- Calif. paramedic airlifted after ambulance hit-and-run