FULL LIST OF Paramedic Chief Topics
Ordinary people trained to save lives in shootings, attacks–
Paramedics and doctors brought in fake body parts to show staffers of a school district how to tie tourniquets and pack open wounds with whatever they have
Ultrasound transducers, angles and modes explained for EMS providers–
In this video by Clarius Mobile Health, the basics of ultrasound, the various parts of an ultrasound system and how they can be used on a patient are explained.
Replica weapons: A collective effort to stop mistake of fact shootings–
True concern requires a look beyond singular events and towards methods to eradicate a child’s replica-gun-involved death.
EMS Compass looking for real-world testers of candidate measures–
The organization is asking that EMS providers to implement the measures to test within their own systems and then provide feedback.
Agenda for the Future: EMS leaders work to bring community together–
The two-year project aims to bring the EMS community together and develop a vision for the nation's EMS systems.
ACEP applauds House passage of Emergency Medications Act–
The bill would permit physicians to issue standing orders to EMS personnel to administer controlled substances
How to make improvement in EMS automatic thinking–
Improvement success comes from making the Model for Improvement a normal, regular System 1 part of the EMS organization
Drug diversion legal brief for EMS leaders–
Here are six strategies to prevent drug diversion, part of the EMS profession's important role in the fight against the opioid overdose epidemic
Are we working EMS providers to death?–
Excessive work hours, compassion fatigue and violence are contributing to an alarming increase in EMS caregiver suicide
Balancing work-performance expectations in EMS agencies–
Most EMS workplace conflicts are rooted in a mismatch between manager and employee understanding of responsibility, authority and accountability
Are phones killing EMS communications and storytelling?–
Device obsession harms team building and personal communication, which hurts both EMS culture and performance
7 steps to better morale in your EMS agency–
Apply leadership actions consistently and regularly to improve the morale in your EMS agency
How first aid classes can enhance the public's understanding of EMS–
Very basic first aid skills can be enough to save lives and allow an individual to render care while waiting for trained medical personnel to arrive
Point of Care Ultrasound TED Talk–
Dr. Chris Fox discusses the future of point of care with the use of ultrasound.
Is your fire/EMS station ready for Election Day?–
Stations used as polling places need to be a welcoming, open and safe community gathering place that may need to become a secure fortress if something goes wrong; plan for both
EMS1 Top 5
- Top 9 lies everyone new to EMS should ignore
- Rapid reaction: EMT student shot, run over for caring
- Death toll in Calif. warehouse fire rises to 33
- Why EMS personnel need a valid physical abilities test
- Calif. paramedic airlifted after ambulance hit-and-run