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May 2014

Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Partners with Police to Create Rescue Task Force

Establishing trust between agencies is critical to success.

Will Bulloss, NREMT-I

Differentiating Facial Weakness Caused by Bell’s Palsy vs. Acute Stroke

Learn what to look for when assessing patients with facial weakness.

Caitlin Loomis, MD Michael T. Mullen, MD

Orthopedic Considerations of the Polytrauma Patient

Learn to assess and treat fractures and dislocations of the extremities.

A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Adam D. Bitterman, DO Brandon Leonard, MA, CASAC-T, EMT-CC Jeffrey Midgley, PA-C

Considerations When Assessing & Treating Patients with Lightning Injuries

Conditions could include cardiac and respiratory arrest as well as injuries consistent with blast trauma.

Scott Oglesbee, BA, NRP, CCEMT-P

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