Beyond sports: Coaching in EMS

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:17:56 GMT
EMS leaders and employees share the responsibility in clearly communicating expectations and performance

What EMS leaders, educators can learn from continuing education data

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:16:57 GMT
An analysis of 8.7 million CAPCE continuing education records show how and when paramedics and EMTs earn CE for state and National Registry recertification

Relationships, excellence and caring: The components of an EMS provider

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:59:09 GMT
EMS World Expo 2017 Opening Ceremonies and Keynote brought local responders, industry leaders and an EMS legend together to recognize another year of EMS

Patient management in the technical rescue environment

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:41:12 GMT
Medical Director Jeremy Cushman encourages BLS providers to develop medical preplans for technical rescue scenarios they may encounter

Paramedic charged after 2 die in vehicle crash

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:41:14 GMT
Tron Gorbonosenko was charged with multiple felonies after allegedly killing two people while driving intoxicated

Report: Overdoses in 2016 killed more Americans than the Vietnam War

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:38:41 GMT
Data shows that 64,070 people died from overdoses in 2016, compared to the 58,200 that died in the Vietnam War

EMS credits WhatsApp with aiding in faster heart attack response

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:14:26 GMT
The messaging app is used to send diagnostic electrocardiograms directly to hospital cath labs

Calif. deli owner feeds first responders in Calif. wildfires

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:51:17 GMT
Luigi Daberdaku said he ran out of meat after making almost 1,500 sandwiches and delivering them himself to first responders in the hard-hit areas

Dallas officials reassure city that 911 problems are fixed

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:40:50 GMT
After two families claimed deaths due to 911 issues, Assistant Dallas Police Department Chief David Pughes said he is confident it will not happen again

EMT killed in ambulance crash laid to rest

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:45:16 GMT
Marina DeSteno Challeen’s funeral included an honor guard ceremony and military rifle salute with hundreds of responders in attendance

Pediatric population-specific disaster management

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:42:56 GMT
As we face more and different disasters, communities must consider the special needs of the pediatric portion that makes up one quarter of the population

Officials: VA owes $1.5M in unpaid ambulance bills

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 13:00:02 GMT
A spokesman for the hospital said management will need to do an extensive record check to respond to the county's complaint

Ohio seeks technology ideas to solve national opioid crisis

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:49:07 GMT
Officials launched an $8 million effort to attract ideas for using technology to solve the national opioid addiction crisis that has touched scores of families

EMS agency debuts pink ambulance for Breast Cancer Awareness month

Posted on Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:30:00 GMT
Sunstar Paramedics said they have personally been impacted by breast cancer after losing an employee to the disease years ago

Quiz: Match the actor with the first responder movie they starred in

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:25:42 GMT
Be sure to share your results and prove to everyone you're the biggest movie buff you know

FirstNet applications for EMS connectivity, situational awareness

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:46:33 GMT
FirstNet, the nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety, is ahead of schedule, under budget and poised to change the practice of EMS

The 2017 NAEMT MIH-CP Survey: What you need to know

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:38:15 GMT
Matt Zavadsky discusses mobile integrated healthcare program growth, sustainability and models for the future

Girl, 4, honored after saving mother's life with 911 call

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:40:29 GMT
Kimberly Behnen made the 911 call that her parents had been educating her about for the past few years when her mother fell ill due to a medical condition

Firefighter reunited years later with burn victim he treated

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:28:46 GMT
Robert Marriott was counseling at a camp for burn survivors when he remembered George after hearing the story of his injury

Improved CPR method credited for saving fire chief’s life

Posted on Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:25:30 GMT
Assistant Fire Chief Greg Bailey was revived with “high performance CPR” after suffering a heart attack during the Charleston 9/11 walk