Full list of NAEMSP results
NASEMSO, NAEMSP, ACEP team up to tackle opioid epidemic–
The three organizations are working together to develop an evidence-based guideline for naloxone administration
NAEMSP votes in favor of ACMT and AACT's opioid safety guidelines–
Over the last year, ACMT and AACT developed the document to satisfy responder requests for fact-based opioid response safety guidance
Building a safer ambulance through science–
Standardizing guidelines for ambulance design and collision testing requirements can save lives
How to effectively use naloxone in an EMS system–
Dr. Jeffrey Goodlowe discusses how EMS systems can effectively use naloxone to combat the serious opioid overdose epidemic. Goodlowe emphasizes the importance of knowing when to give naloxone for an opioid overdose based on caller information, dispatch details and deliberate patient assessment. Give naloxone to the right patient, at the right time and for the right reason.
Identifying and busting the top EMS myths–
EMS has its own set of myths that don't hold up under scrutiny. In this video two physicians discuss a lecture they gave at the National Association of EMS Physicians meeting on top EMS myths. Read about the topics they presented in their EMS mythbusters presentation.
Why telephone CPR improves cardiac arrest survival–
Dr. Ben Bobrow discusses telephone CPR, also known as dispatcher assisted CPR, by bystanders or laypeople to improve survival from sudden cardiac arrest. Telephone CPR using specific protocols is an incredible opportunity to engage bystanders in giving care. Learn more about this important step for improving sudden cardiac arrest survival in your community.
Patient safety and risk management in EMS–
The Center for Patient Safety works across the health care continuum to improve care and minimize risk. Lee Varner, EMS Project Manager, discusses the dangers of ambulance collisions and other types of adverse events. Varner also describes the work done by the Center for Patient Safety.
After watching, read the EMS Forward report.
NAEMSP annual meeting showcases maturation of EMS–
Research, introspection, innovation and advocacy point to the deliberate growth phase EMS is entering
End of the ROC groundbreaking EMS research–
Researchers published 60 peer-reviewed journal articles on survival from major trauma and out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
5 top EMS innovations presented at NAEMSP meeting–
In a memorable and entertaining presentation, Dr. Brent Myers described the top changes in EMS
EMS trauma care research: 5 important findings presented at NAEMSP–
Research on prehospital hemorrhage control, blood pressure management and TXA administration presented to physicians and paramedics
Lessons for EMS at a prolonged, widespread tactical incident–
EMS agencies everywhere can continue learning from and apply the lessons learned during events in Ferguson, Missouri
If your EMS agency isn’t innovating, then it’s already behind–
The Promoting Innovation in EMS project has released a national framework with recommendations for promoting innovation in EMS for public comment
Busting EMS patient care and medication administration myths–
EMS physicians debunked long-held beliefs about shock positioning, IV medication administration, and pregnant patient positioning
Experts weigh in on community paramedicine implementation–
An expert panel at the NAEMSP pre-conference explored data, regulations, policy, financing and sustainability for EMS administrators and medical directors implementing MIH or CP programs
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