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'Tis the Flu Season: Do we get paid when we're sick?

Do EMS providers receive adequate paid sick time?

Posted Tuesday, November 18, 2008

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More Than Just a Standard: NFPA 1584 defines the rehab process

There's a new standard that you need to become familiar with. It's National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standard 1584, the Standard on the Rehabilitation Process for Members During Emergency Operations and Training Exercises.

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

From the Editor: Your Other Partner

A good partner is reliable and strong -- and always has your back. However, partners often get separated. That_s why every EMS provider should have a portable ˙partner.Ó

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

Va. EMT Dies During Training

Posted Thursday, November 13, 2008

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Preventing Your Own Trauma

We focus on keeping our patients trauma-free, but we also need to protect our own well being by allowing time for what makes up happy.

Posted Wednesday, September 17, 2008

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Preventing Your Own Trauma

We focus on keeping our patients trauma-free, but we also need to protect our own well being by allowing time for what makes up happy.

Posted Wednesday, September 17, 2008

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Infection Protection: A review of post-exposure prophylaxis

This review will present the guidelines for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) that have been developed to safeguard health-care providers, with emphasis on prophylaxis of HIV, HBV and HCV.

Posted Monday, September 15, 2008

Nabbed

Posted Monday, September 8, 2008

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Protect Yourself with 'DOCTOR'

What can we do to better prepare medical personnel for the biological challenge posed by influenza or any other potentially catastrophic disease during an outbreak?

Posted Wednesday, August 27, 2008






 

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