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Special Coverage: EMS World Expo 2016

Here’s your complete coverage of the 2016 EMS World Expo, October 3-7 in New Orleans. Visit this page for updated show and vendor coverage. And if you are attending, visit EMS1 at booth 223 and pick up some cool swag.

Our co-hosts discuss the high points from this year’s conference in New Orleans
A study on EMS documentation accuracy using body-worn cameras discussed at EMS World Expo
The causes of chronic pain and the role of community paramedics in treating it as a disease with a pathophysiological process discussed at EMS World Expo
Prehospital ultrasound, the latest patient assessment technology to transition from the hospital to EMS, discussed at EMS World Expo
A new approach to hiring EMTs, paramedics, firefighters and police officers described at EMS World Expo
Usability of electronic patient care reports, mobile technology applications and model for improvement discussed at EMS World Expo
The scanners pair with iOS and Android devices for point-of-care assessments to help diagnose critically ill patients
Types and frequency of traumatic injury secondary to marijuana intoxication described at EMS World Expo World Trauma Symposium
Before changing presentation software, first change how you think about teaching EMT and paramedic students
Crush injury from structure collapse and EMS treatment priorities described at EMS World Expo World Trauma Symposium
Attendees can take part in treatment of an 8-year-old patient with asthma during the 2016 EMS World Expo
Stealth Power idling technology reduces environmental impact compared to traditional engine idling
The software improves efficiency, reduces human error and streamlines processes at EMS agencies
The light comes with a 30-inch extension pole and can run off rechargeable batteries or DC power
The parka comes in high visibility and dark navy with multiple external pockets
The long-term benefits of conference attendance; and why it’s especially important for volunteer EMS providers
In this week’s episode, our co-hosts sit down with an EMS professional to discuss important issues surrounding volunteering in EMS
Be prepared and intentional engaging with vendors to learn more about new products for your EMS agency
For paramedic, educator, and blogger Scott Kier, national EMS conferences are events to never miss
Trade shows bring together industry reporters from across the nation, and a few simple tricks can help get your company or product noticed
From viewing the hottest new products to making new friends, here’s why you shouldn’t miss the many trade show exhibits
Being at EMS World and seeing fellow practitioners reminds me of our industry’s opportunity to evolve