FULL LIST OF Safety Videos
Reality Training: Handguns in the fire service–
Chief Wylie discusses a host of issues surrounding firefighters being armed. If you're going to carry a weapon on duty, one of your primary jobs has to be care and custody of that weapon.
Cardioversion of firefighter-paramedic after on-duty episode of atrial fibrillation–
A Nevada FF/Pararmedic John Hawkins shared this video of being being cardioverted after an episode of atrial fibrillation.
Ada County Paramedics ABC PSA–
According to Ada County Paramedics call 911 call volume records, there were 15 infant sleep-related deaths since 2010, which is roughly two infant deaths each year.
Remember 2 Things: Powerful tips for moving EMS patients–
Patient handling is a skill EMTs and paramedics use on nearly every patient contact. In this episode of Remember 2 Things host Steve Whitehead shares two tips for lifting and moving patients - the crossed arm carry and creating trust with.
Remember 2 Things: Making the decision to wear body armor–
EMS body armor can minimize the risk of injury during a violent attack. Steve Whitehead, host of Remember 2 Things, discusses a couple points for EMS agencies to keep in mind if they make the decision to have crews wear body armor. Check out more news, feature articles, resources and tips about EMS body armor.
Ambulance destroyed after intersection collision–
Surveillance video shows a car drive past a stop sign and into a Twin Township Ambulance on June 23, 2016. The broadside collision completely destroyed the patient care compartment.
Reality Training: Highway scene safety for EMS–
Working a motor vehicle collision is one of the most dangerous scenes for EMS personnel and firefighters. In this episode of Reality Training Chief Wylie discusses the importance of scene management on the roadside. After watching read more about questions paramedics need to askat every motor vehicle collision.
Remember 2 Things: Sedation for violent, restrained patients–
In this episode on patient restraint Steve Whitehead discusses the need for and importance of sedation for restrained, violent patients. Follow your local protocols to select and administer a sedative. Whitehead also describes the importance of continuing restraints after administering a sedative.
Remember 2 Things: Supplemental oxygen and fluids for violent, restrained patients–
After successfully applying restraints to a violent patient remember two important things for continuing to assess and care for the patient. In this episode on patient restraint Steve Whitehead discusses the importance of supplemental oxygen and fluid resuscitation.
Car T-Bones and flips ambulance in intersection–
Seven people were injured after and car that ran a red light t-boned an ambulance. The ambulance flipped once and landed on an SUV. Nobody sustained major injuries.
Remember 2 Things: How to prevent medication administration errors–
A large percentage of errors are due to medication administration errors. In this episode of Remember 2 Things Steve Whitehead reminds paramedics of the importance of drawing up a medication dose into a syringe and what to do with the medication remaining in a vial. After watching share your medication administration tips in the comments and read this excerpt from "Med Math Simplified."
Public Service PTSD PSA Video–
This video is for everyone that has ran that call they can not shake off. Please watch.
Patient safety and risk management in EMS–
The Center for Patient Safety works across the health care continuum to improve care and minimize risk. Lee Varner, EMS Project Manager, discusses the dangers of ambulance collisions and other types of adverse events. Varner also describes the work done by the Center for Patient Safety. After watching, read the EMS Forward report.
Ambulance rollover crash test video–
Braun Industries teamed up with CAPE Testing to conduct the Fire/EMS industry's first rollover ambulance crash test. They crashed a 10 year old unit in a test that most closely compares to the anticipated SAE J3057. The test focused on the modular body and roll impact loading, or how well the box holds up in the event of a rollover.
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