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A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P

Editor-in-chief of JEMS, A.J. Heightman is a former EMS director and EMS operations director who has researched and specialized in MCI management training for 30 years.

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EMS providers tell their tale of responding to 9/11 in their own words.


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Direct Laryngoscopy Improves Choking Child’s Outcome

Two recent pediatric choking cases had very different outcomes, partially because one crew used a pediatric Magill forceps to open a blocked airway.


JEMS Editor-in-Chief Shares Lessons from the Road

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P, learned from shows in Rhode Island, Ohio and Las Vegas this spring.


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Managing Offload Delays Is a Multi-National Issue

EMS crews are being held hostage in emergency departments, said one speaker from this year's Pinnacle Conference. Find out how he suggests EMS can free itself from EDs.


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