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While lots of people talk about the importance of sleep, they often do not address how to get to sleep
What public safety can learn from the U.S. Army’s doctrine on readiness
The state-of-the industry survey focuses on wellness, career development and satisfaction in EMS
Jessamine County EMS moved from 24-hour shifts to help fight fatigue in EMS personnel
While you might be able to accurately diagnose every patient you treat, you must also prioritize your own physical and mental health
When free of shift schedules, try these tips to get to sleep faster and achieve quality sleep
Simple steps to help optimize sleep quality even when you can’t get the recommended number of hours
Not getting adequate rest can wreak havoc on your physical and mental health
As an employer, the pressure is on to captivate the workforce and stand out in a competitive job market
The ASM group says with the effects of COVID, it is crucial that EMS agencies and industry leaders honestly evaluate and implement fatigue management practices
Taking steps to build good habits means you’ll be in tip top shape to serve the public and have a longer, healthier life during your career and beyond
Four pieces of low-hanging fruit that can improve industry safety for our patients and EMS crews
Join us for a discussion of the 2021 EMS Trend Report’s findings and strategies to combat the major issues facing EMS
Crew resource management, quick reference handbooks and fatigue management strategies can improve patient care and enhance safety
Canadian researchers studied the impact of a single night without sleep, as well as chronic poor sleep quality
Re-energizing strategies to overcome exhaustion, cynicism and a diminished sense of self-worth
Rutherford County EMS Director Carl Hudgens obtained county commissioner and mayoral support for progressive recruitment strategies
We asked EMS1 readers what seasoned advice they would offer their younger selves, and they delivered
Dr. Nick shares tips on developing a nighttime routine, clean eating, the power of movement and hydration
Explore ongoing research into fatigue and strategies to both prevent and manage it
The impact COVID-19 had, and didn’t have, the changes we’re embracing and the change providers want to see
The results of the study showed that even a 30-minute nap could clear the mind and allow for better decision-making
How many tragedies in public safety are assigned a proximate cause, when the real problem lying in wait is a grossly fatigued employee?
What can agency leaders and first responders do to overcome the challenges and effects of such a physically and mentally taxing career?
Do not wait for a tragedy to recognize and act on the risks involve in tired personnel
EMS leaders in several cities described challenges with equipment, communications and staff fatigue
The NHTSA and NASEMSO-backed study seeks to examine the impact of a sleep health and fatigue education program tailored to EMS providers
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine offers research-driven strategies for better sleep after working extended shifts