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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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The Importance of Scene Illumination at Mass-Casualty Incidents

At any scene, but especially those with multiple patients, proper lighting can facilitate patient assessment and ensure the most effective, efficient triage and treatment. JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman shares what scene lighting is so important and provides 10 lighting tips.


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Former Surgeon General Inspires AAA Conference

Carmona, a former paramedic and nurse who dropped out of high school to serve in the military, told the AAA audience that his military experience and all his emergency medical training thereafter made him never forget his roots.


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Nebraska Conference Teaches Important EMS Lessons

Midwest hospitality and the opportunity to critique make for a great conference that also serves as an educational example for EMS.


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Where in the World of EMS is A.J.?

JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman is at the Pulse Check Conference in Suffern, N.Y.


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EMS Community Mourns the Passing of Icon Mike Smith

The EMS community lost an icon Sunday morning with the unexpected death of EMS educator Mike Smith.


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