EMS Communications Tips
How to get optimal battery life from your devices
The batteries in your wireless cell phone, tablet or laptop are probably not the same old Duracells you used in your childhood walky-talkies.
Marking vehicles with blue tape
Have you ever wasted time to check a vehicle that has already been examined? Start using blue tape and that will no longer be a problem.
6 Private vehicle response tips for EMS providers
For all responders and for all types of incidents, safety starts at the time of call. Follow these tips to preserve your own safety while tending to others.
Maintaining a communications equipment cache
By Shannon Eliot EMS1 Editor It's difficult enough to effectively coordinate your communications in a disaster or emergency when all your equipment is working effectively. However, what...
Building a Technology Plan for Interoperability
By Shannon EliotEMS1 EditorAny first responder can attest to the importance of clear and reliable communications with other public safety professionals in an emergency, whether it's a response to a...
Coordinate Your Communications
By Shannon EliotEMS1 EditorDid you know that communications interoperability problems play a significant role in first responder fatalities? In fact, the 9/11 Commission found that poor communication...
6 EMS assessment tips for deaf and hard of hearing patients
Learn how you can accurately assess deaf or hard of hearing patients under extra challenging conditions
By Doug WyllieEMS1 StaffYou have a "go bag" at home? The kind that contains some personal items as well as some of the duty gear you have "spares" for? You should, if for no other...
Direct talking with your ED doctor
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