Posted on Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:33:03 UTC
EMS1 readers shared their suggestions on how to get the most out of the method
Posted on Thu, 3 Jan 2013 10:28:10 UTC
Normally, I am strong believer that paramedics are at their best when they saunter into a scene, slowly walking and looking for clues and risks. But an active-shooter incident is going to require repetitive bursts of significant physical activity.
Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2012 12:03:49 UTC
Earth Day 2012 takes place this Sunday, with events planned held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment. So, it's a good time to see what you can do at your agency to save both resources and money.
Posted on Thu, 15 Mar 2012 12:06:32 UTC
Consider using this PPE safety video in your EMT Basic or Refresher Class.
Posted on Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:03:03 UTC
My most recent healthcare provider recertification was memorable for all of the things the instructors did well.
Posted on Tue, 3 Jan 2012 11:30:18 UTC
Substantial cajoling and adult guidance from mom in a Santa hat was required to initiate an orderly process of taking turns, appreciating a gift after it was opened, and taking occasional pauses for a meal or to welcome additional relatives.
Posted on Tue, 29 Nov 2011 10:24:28 UTC
On a skill sheet, patient assessment is presented as a linear process: First size up the scene, then complete the primary assessment followed by the secondary assessment.
Posted on Tue, 15 Nov 2011 10:16:16 UTC
One of the things I'm most often asked by students and rookie EMTs is, "Kelly, how am I supposed to hear a blood pressure in the back of the rig?"
Posted on Tue, 25 Oct 2011 10:25:45 UTC
Slideshare is an online community and tool for sharing presentations.
Posted on Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:44:16 UTC
The batteries in your wireless cell phone, tablet or laptop are probably not the same old Duracells you used in your childhood walky-talkies.