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Responding to the growing number of hate crimes

Sun, 12/09/2018 - 23:44
Anticipating potential targets, and preplanning a coordination and communication plan are keys to an organized response
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3 Questions to ask when buying ambulance equipment mounts

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:00
Wall, surface and stretcher mounts help secure equipment within the ambulance, reducing the potential for injury to patients and providers
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Training Day: Mastering the 12-lead

Fri, 12/07/2018 - 06:00
Tips for training EMS providers on interpreting a 12-lead, from studying EKG renderings and understanding their clinical significance
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Should 911 dispatchers be considered first responders?

Thu, 12/06/2018 - 20:46
Our co-hosts talk about the reclassification possibility and also consider the idea of a national certification for all dispatchers
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5 steps to make your EMS resolutions STICK

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 21:17
Every year starts with good intentions. Make this one filled with real world positive change
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Silent night: A paramedic Christmas story

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 20:06
A paramedic's job is about helping people and doing the best he can for each patient
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4 questions to answer before purchasing a specialty EMS vehicle

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 06:00
Agencies should take into consideration local terrain, potential hazards and future needs before purchasing a specialty EMS vehicle
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Lessons to apply: Welfare check incident became a LODD

Wed, 12/05/2018 - 02:40
NIOSH line of duty death investigation recommendations for conducting welfare checks are applicable to every EMS agency
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Medic Mindset Podcast: Talking teaching

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 02:46
The science behind successful learning, classroom teaching and clinical precepting in EMS
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Move over, urges paramedic who lost leg after being struck

Mon, 12/03/2018 - 01:22
Rory Barros, who was hit by a drunk driver while responding to a crash, explains why giving up has never been an option
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How AMR's therapy dog program is helping EMS providers cope with 'unimaginable' stress

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 23:24
Goldendoodles Saydee and Bodhi have made it their mission to relieve the emotional stress EMTs and paramedics experience while on duty and at deployments
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Medicare expands prior authorization program for repetitive non-emergency transports

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 21:41
CMS extends the prior authorization program, through Dec. 1, 2019, to eight states and Washington DC
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Trending: Expanded use of prehospital point of care ultrasound (P-POCUS)

Sun, 12/02/2018 - 21:09
How far has prehospital point of care ultrasound come in the past year and, more importantly, where is it going next?
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9 questions you may have about medication for PTSD, anxiety or depression

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 23:43
Medication can be extremely effective in helping first responders recover and regain a healthy balance
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The best advice for new EMS workers

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 21:25
Our co-hosts discuss the most helpful pieces of advice they received when starting their careers and what new industry personnel should know
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Opioid related non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:27
The opioid crisis increases the odds that pre-hospital field providers will encounter NCPE
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Opioid related non-cardiogenic pulmonary edema

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:27
The opioid crisis increases the odds that pre-hospital field providers will encounter NCPE
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Enduring grief: Coping with first responder loss

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 05:20
Firefighters, paramedics and EMTs, though accustomed to death, need to process grief when losing someone close to them
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12 first responder charities to donate to this season

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 20:43
Support first responders injured in the line of duty, new recruit education and the families of the fallen
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Marijuana laws: Why medics should just say no

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 01:44
What happens if EMS providers who use marijuana safely and legally, but test positive days later in violation of policies?
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