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Dear Paramedic Chief Member,
In this month of Paramedic Chief eNews, our experts lay out a real EMS career ladder for the paramedic profession, as well as Just Culture basics.

Also, Mike Taigman interviews a chaplain on how leaders can help EMS providers in need of support, Skip Kirkwood discusses three ways to make or break paramedic training programs and Arthur Hsieh talks about how a diverse workforce bridges cultural divides.
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How can leaders identify and help EMS providers who need support?
By Mike Taigman, EMS1 Columnist
A chaplain for Allina EMS shares his strategies for approaching colleagues after a difficult call to open the lines of communication.
3 ways EMS leaders make or break paramedic training programs
By Skip Kirkwood, EMS1 Columnist
Selecting the wrong candidates as FTOs results in ineffective paramedic training, impacting turnover, quality of care and job performance.
Measuring Patient Satisfaction is Crucial for Accreditation
As new industry standards are set, measuring patient satisfaction becomes a benchmark EMS agencies must meet in order to get accreditation and better serve their patient population.
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Just Culture basics for EMS
By Brian Behn, EMS1 Contributor
Three Just Culture behavior categories provide a launching point for action steps and EMS quality improvement.
How a diverse EMS workforce bridges cultural divides
By Arthur Hsieh, EMS1 Columnist
Awareness of the cultural differences entering the EMS workforce will help us perform our jobs more effectively.
3 agencies leading the way after opting in to FirstNet
2017 national 911 progress report released
EVENT issues 2017 near-miss EMS reports
AI technology helping dispatchers detect cardiac arrest
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