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Orlando Shooting

A gunman with an assault rifle and handgun opened fire in the Orlando Pulse nightclub early Sunday, June 12. At least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured in what federal officials are calling both a hate crime and an act of terrorism.

Orange County EMS medical director describes expected and unexpected lessons learned from the deadliest shooting in U.S. history at NAEMSP annual meeting
Our co-hosts are joined by Greg Friese to take a deeper look into the Pulse shooting, and what to expect from EMS1 in the coming months
Once the shooter is dead or apprehended, the top mission for police and EMS is to stop the dying from bleeding and airway compromise
Amanda Grau believes becoming an EMT is her way of paying it forward after first responders treated her for multiple gunshot wounds
The chaos of June 12, 2016, left lingering trauma for first responders and led local agencies to reexamine their preparation for active-shooter events
Two proposed bills would continue and expand the work of facilities that provide mental health support and treatment
The memorial will be at the site of the former nightclub and the museum will be a third of a mile away
The program is intended to teach first responders how to care for themselves after crisis events and recognize peers who may have PTSD
Dispatcher Jessica Brooks and Yvens Carrenard bonded after Brooks stayed on the phone with Carrenard during the shooting until he could be rescued
The service was closed to the public and was held for survivors, victims’ families, club employees and local officials
The money will provide mental health counseling to victims, witnesses and first responders
Since the shooting, the Orlando Regional now does four trauma drills a month
Doctors are using a PTSD treatment program originally developed for military veterans and applying it for the first time to help first responders
The call was among the latest batch of audio recordings released Monday by the city of Orlando after a court fight with media companies
A judge ruled on Thursday that the city of Orlando should release many of the 911 calls made during the shooting