Fireworks safety and injury prevention

Posted on Tue, 25 Jun 2019 05:14:35 +0000
While July 4th is always a time of fun, friends, and family, it is also a time of preventable fireworks-related injuries.

Timeless pain management tips

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 10:21:18 +0000
All EMS providers can still learn something about patient care from their mothers.

Tips to become a published EMS author

Posted on Mon, 06 May 2019 10:29:21 +0000
With an increase in online publishing activity, there's no better time to share your knowledge and become an EMS author

Use AVPU scale to determine a patient's level of consciousness

Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019 10:37:50 +0000
The AVPU scale is an important tool used to assess a patient's level of consciousness. However, sometimes the distinction between 'A' and 'V' frequently can cause confusion.

Warm EMS equipment for a warm patient

Posted on Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:28:39 +0000
Excessively cold temperatures add to a patient's physical discomfort. Learn how to keep patients warm during assessment.

Make EMS Week a year round celebration

Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019 01:55:16 +0000
Instead of relegating celebration to a single week of May consider how to recognize the accomplishments of EMS all year long.

10 Steps to start your own EMS podcast

Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:34:32 +0000
Podcasting is a dynamic and emerging method to deliver Web-based content to EMS professionals. Lean how to spread your message in a fun and easy way

What football can teach us about patient assessment

Posted on Mon, 28 Jan 2019 09:47:58 +0000
Patient assessment is a often a team effort that requires a plan, roles, and follow through

Ask good assessment questions to get good answers

Posted on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 09:51:34 +0000
Remember that a patient can be your best source in acquiring clinical information. By asking good questions and getting good answers, you can start treatment more quickly than you otherwise would.

6 lifesaving seat belt tips for EMTs and paramedics

Posted on Mon, 07 Jan 2019 04:51:11 +0000
Whether you're treating a minor cut or a MCI, there's no excuse for not using proper restraint while riding in an ambulance.