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The Tactical EMS/TEMS topic area gives EMS providers all the relevant news and information they need to keep up to date on this ever-changing element of critical injury care and medical response. Self-care, buddy care, and basic life support functions like burn treatment and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are among the most important areas of knowledge an EMS provider must have.

The death of a firefighter attendee and the wounding of three others, including former President Trump, is a tragic reminder of gunshot wound assessment and treatment challenges
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TEMS medics need to be in top physical condition to respond with and care for SWAT officers
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Keeping patients moving toward definitive treatment through accurate triage of life threats is the key to EMS success at a mass casualty incident
“I’ve got shots fired and an officer down,” a marshal can be heard saying over police radio. “Multiple rounds are being fired at officers”
David Ladd donated the RTS Tactical mini shields in hopes that all patrol officers will soon be equipped with them
The Adam Finseth Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in the Emergency Medicine Paramedic or Emergency Medicine Technology programs
The law now allows TEMS medics to carry a firearm in prohibited areas for their protection
Officials say the Miami Fire Rescue firefighter is in serious but stable condition
C.B. Garris shares the profound satisfaction derived from a demanding yet gratifying profession dedicated to saving lives
The new instructor program is tailored for police and other first responders seeking to teach their communities how to Stop the Bleed
Physicians from St. Mary’s Hospital have joined Waterbury SWAT to assist officers, patients in hostile incidents
Kenji Inaba’s training helps officers on the field treat gunshot wounds and other injuries; officers in the metropolitan division undergo medical training drills every four weeks
VMSC’s Tactical Emergency Medical Support Unit was on the scene with law enforcement for the capture
Lead sponsor Majority Leader Tom Takubo clarified that the measure only applies to specific situations
EMTs and others would be protected from civil and criminal liability while performing their duties with law enforcement
The truck can drive through up to 40 inches of water, in over 230 mph winds, up steep inclines and slopes, and can withstand 40,000 pounds of impact
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Be prepared for the unique challenges of law enforcement officers wounded on the job
Rob Lawrence speaks with Stefan Korshak, senior defense correspondent for the Kiev Post
Police and others responding to the attack broke windows to help students and teachers escape, said Lt. Christopher Olivarez of the Texas Department of Public Safety
The proposed medical support also includes armored ambulances and transporting some patients to a U.S. military hospital in Germany
A John Hopkins Medicine team helped with the medical translation
Clinical Specialist Micah Morgan joined the department in 2018 and immediately set a personal goal of joining the elite team
At least three of the injured people are students, and three of the four injured were taken to hospitals
AMR-Cheyenne put a TEMS unit wrap on an older ambulance for joint responses with the Cheyenne SWAT team
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