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Dear Paramedic Chief Subscriber,
In this month's edition of Paramedic Chief eNews, Melissa Meyers discusses how to apply learning theory to simulation practice. Meanwhile, Fitch and Associates lay out nine steps to fostering EMS community support while Page, Wolfberg & Wirth give us three steps to properly documenting patient care. Also, Mike Taigman talks about how to cut opioid overdose deaths in half.

Be sure to take this time to review this year's EMS Trend Report, which takes an in-depth look at EMS trends in the U.S. and how the EMS profession is changing. Be sure to share this trend report with other EMS leaders and send us your thoughts on how EMS is changing to editor@ems1.com.
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THE LEADERSHIP EDGE
9 steps to fostering EMS community support
By Thomas L. Little, EMS1 Columnist
Being a reliable community partner takes your EMS organization to lead agency status when it comes to community health care.
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EMS LEGAL UPDATE
3 steps to properly documenting patient care in EMS
By Steve Johnson, EMS1 Columnist
All members of the EMS team must commit to improving patient care documentation by expanding details and ensuring completion.
The PCR is not a patient care outline
NEMSMA
Is EMS innovation taking us backward?
By John Chamberlin, EMS1 Columnist
A unique approach to paramedicine education relies on listening and patient interaction skills during scenario-based EMS training.
Paramedic escape room innovation
BETTER EMS PERFORMANCE
Quality improvement in action: Cutting opioid overdose deaths in half
By Mike Taigman, EMS1 Columnist
A cross-agency collaboration in Lowell, Mass., uses an overdose data-driven approach to performance improvement, saving lives.
Decide that you have an opioid problem
PARAMEDIC CHIEF NEWS
NASEMSO responds to questions on EMS Scope of Practice revisions
NREMT announces interim executive director
EMS Agenda 2050 announces dates for regional meetings
Study: Rural patients wait longer for EMS
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