March 8, 2018 | View as webpage
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Dear Paramedic Chief Member,
In this month of Paramedic Chief eNews, our experts discuss the EMS Index and key performance metrics nationwide, seven ways to engage your medical director and suicide and mental health in EMS. Also, read about how to develop confident volunteers and why one approach may change EMS management.

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The EMS1 Team
THE LEADERSHIP EDGE
7 ways to engage your medical director
By Thomas Moore, EMS1 Columnist
Nurturing one of the most pivotal positions in your agency will create a more engaged and aligned workforce.
Communicate early and often
PROVIDER WELLNESS
Suicide and mental health in EMS
By Ted Fessides, EMS1 Columnist
Valuable lessons learned from the tragic death of a medic for EMS management in supporting and connecting with staff.
No textbook response for suicide
REDESIGNING VOLUNTEER EMS
10 ways to develop confident EMS volunteers
By Nancy Magee, EMS1 Columnist
Here are creative ways to prepare EMS volunteers to provide outstanding care when calls are few and far between.
Build muscle memory
BETTER EMS PERFORMANCE
The 'I have a theory' approach to change management in EMS
By Mike Taigman, EMS1 Columnist
Reframing conclusions about EMS as theories invites investigation into proof, engages staff and results in real change.
Theory as invitation
PARAMEDIC CHIEF NEWS
Survey: Supraglottic airway training and methods
Ambulance service combatting paramedic shortage with free classes
EMS director working to transition agency to 12-hour shifts
Ky. college eliminates paramedic program due to low enrollment
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