5 CPR and AED instruction tips for EMS educators
Do you aspire to become an EMS educator? If so, learning how to teach CPR to lay rescuers — and teach it well — is an excellent first step.
5 tips to handle traumatic EMS stress
As responders, we are trained to handle traumatic events. However, some calls can still leave an emotional mark. Here are some tips to get through those stressful events.
Sudden cardiac arrest documentation tips for medics
Patients suffering from cardiac arrest can be some of the most challenging to treat. Read on for some measures that you can take to improve outcomes for such patient scenarios
Tips for CPR and AED Awareness Week
CPR and AED Awareness Week is the 1st week of June each year. According to the American Heart Association, the goal of CPR and AED Awareness Week is to train one million people in CPR.
Use a patient care pit crew for fast and efficient care
Having a pre-determined pit crew with assigned responsibilities can increase treatment efficiency for trauma and medical patients
EMS injury prevention tips; Promote bicycle helmet use
Is your EMS service involved in community injury prevention efforts? Here are a few ideas and resources for promoting bicycle helmet use.
Utilize space in your gear bag
Having preloaded medications on you will prove useful
Recognizing the signs of a stroke
A look at the Cincinnati Stroke Scale
The benefits of conducting a ECG
Early recognition and assessment could make the difference
Keep your AEDs current to AHA guidelines
Avoid costly updates and upgrades
Celebrate CPR/AED Week in your community
Tips on how to host a CPR/AED educational program