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A pee color chart can help EMTs, paramedics and firefighters know if they are properly hydrated
Reverse the process that’s causing the system to fail and fill your openings with the right people, not just the available ones
Are you an expert on the chemical restraint drugs available to you in the field? You should be.
Download this EMS1 patient simulation devices buying guide to learn key steps for product selection, purchasing and implementation
First responders from the Quad-Cities region worked on rescue task force and EMS best practices
While mechanism doesn’t reliably predict injury, it does serve as the foundation for 3 early and critical decisions
As a medic you are a caregiver and a human body mechanic, not a parts replacer; educate yourself like one
Paramedic Weena Doyle of Narberth Ambulance was one of three recipients of a $5,000 memorial scholarship
The most successful practitioners are those who consider themselves to be lifelong learners – are you moving forward?
Training involves 31 school districts across five counties to prepare students for a career in EMS
Push your ego aside as you focus on the things you don’t know and challenge yourself to be better than your last shift
Attendees receive direct, real-time feedback from EMS leaders worldwide
The program covers tuition, books and fees in exchange for two years of service
Multiple agencies participated in a drill at Fort Harrison involving protestors blocking a roadway
Saving lives with bleeding control training and education
How has the EMS Scope of Practice changed since the first EMS Week was celebrated 50 years ago?
There are a number of ways that organizations involved in the campaign can participate
EMS providers “embody the best of our Nation — bravery, honor and respect, never failing to answer the call to help others,” President Joe Biden said
Learn how ATCEMS identified EMS training goals and implemented an assault reporting function to protect providers from violence
Dive into a curated collection of must-read public safety books, from thrilling accounts and leadership lessons from the front lines, to read-aloud children’s favorites
It’s on agencies to provide opportunities for community members to learn the skills needed to potentially save the life of a stranger or loved one
This day’s theme highlights the pediatric clinical care provided by EMS and the need for increased specialized training for our youngest patients
Use these tips to pick the stethoscope best for you and to use it correctly on every patient
How to use the lost art of auscultatory percussion to evaluate suspected long bone fractures
Gain confidence in the difference between normal and abnormal breath sounds by auscultating lung sounds on every patient
Regularly reviewing and practicing MCI skills will make sure EMS personnel are ready to act when a major incident happens
Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
Inspiring ways to recognize providers’ contributions, educate the community and recruit the next generation
Breaking down some light-hearted and professionally-serious tips to start and build a successful career in EMS