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While the CPR intervention may prove beneficial, more evidence is needed before it can become a standard of care
Agencies and government officials must evaluate performance expectations and funding to determine appropriate EMS delivery models
Data analysis pinpoints at-risk populations that can be targeted for community risk reduction strategies – if your agency has the bandwidth
The codes and standards provide organizations guidance on crisis management, PPE and infection control
The unfortunate reality remains that victims die because of treatment delays
NFPA’s John M. Montes, NREMT, examines how ASHER programs help communities prepare for, respond to and recover from active shooter incidents
NFPA 3000 provisional standard brought EMS, firefighters and law enforcement together to tackle interagency training
NFPA 3000 isn’t a tactical document or a policies and procedures manual; it’s a framework to develop programs that integrate planning, response and recovery to active shooter hostile events
Officials have reported explosive devices have been found on and near the scene
The standard includes guidance on unified planning, response and recovery guidance and civilian and responder safety considerations
NFPA 3000, Standard for Preparedness and Response to Active Shooter and/or Hostile Events, was processed as a provisional standard
Recommendations from SAE describe specific testing standards to minimize the risk of injury to providers and patients during an ambulance collision
Responsible for about one in five of the 829 firefighter fatalities in the past decade, fire truck crashes are more deadly than fighting a fire
EMS providers riding in the back of current-design ambulances are at high risk of injury or death during a crash