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Community paramedicine could ease the opioid epidemic

Sun, 08/19/2018 - 23:14
Using community paramedicine resources to monitor opioid-addicted patients detoxing at home could relieve the burden on EMS and ERs
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How to help an emotional partner

Thu, 08/16/2018 - 20:24
Our co-hosts answer an email from a listener asking for help in dealing with a partner who is going through an emotional time
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Why your EMS agency needs near-miss reporting

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 23:40
Near-miss reporting can help build a culture of safety in your agency and improve the EMS profession as a whole
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Back to school: Tourniquet training for high school students

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 22:11
DHS grant to teach tourniquet application puts direct pressure on kids to help other kids during a mass shooting and before EMS arrives
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Patient-centered EMS leadership

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:40
Patient-centered care partnerships with patients and family need to start at the top
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Patient-centered EMS leadership

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 20:40
Patient-centered care partnerships with patients and family need to start at the top
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Two in, two out: maintaining your marriage in EMS

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 21:38
Your partner at home can be your best resource in regard to your mental health
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Resuscitation education: What’s changed and what you need to know

Sun, 08/12/2018 - 21:17
The American Heart Association recently released a statement updating cardiac arrest resuscitation guidelines
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Limiting exposure to asbestos during and after disaster management

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 02:07
Environmental disasters can expose first responders to asbestos, putting them at risk for mesothelioma
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How to keep PTSD out of your EMS agency

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:54
Recognize the risk factors and symptoms of PTSD, and how to manage self-talk and meditate to reduce its physical and emotional effects
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How to keep PTSD out of your EMS department

Fri, 08/10/2018 - 01:54
Recognize the risk factors and symptoms of PTSD, and how to manage self-talk and meditate to reduce its physical and emotional effects
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How much personal liability do individual EMS providers bear?

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:14
Our co-hosts discuss a recent article that raises the question of personal liability for EMS workers
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Is it the responsibility of individual EMS providers to protect themselves from being sued?

Wed, 08/08/2018 - 01:14
Our co-hosts discuss a recent article that raises the question of personal liability for EMS workers
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Human dignity statement is a good start, but not enough

Tue, 08/07/2018 - 22:21
Position statements from our national leadership are helpful, but we must make culture change ourselves
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3 metrics to track in your EMS operations

Mon, 08/06/2018 - 00:25
EMS, like any other aspect of healthcare, is data driven, and tracking, measuring and reporting the right data can improve operations and patient care
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EMS coordination: Healthcare coalitions provide organized cooperation

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 23:34
Healthcare coalitions offer EMS a “seat at the table” for regional emergency planning
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Survey community disaster preparedness protocols and approaches while traveling

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 23:01
When we travel, we get a chance to see other cities, meet other emergency management professionals and discover hazards that exist for the area we’re visiting
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No more hiding: I am a caregiver with depression

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 21:00
Acknowledging my depression to family, friends and colleagues and getting help is not a sign of weakness, but rather a sign of resilience and strength
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Even for EMS providers, depression is human

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 21:00
Acknowledging your depression and getting help is not a sign of weakness, but rather a sign of resilience and strength
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Even for EMS providers, depression is human

Sun, 08/05/2018 - 21:00
Acknowledging your depression and getting help is not a sign of weakness, but rather a sign of resilience and strength
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