Administration And Leadership

Problems & Solutions: Finding the best practices for your organization

This column, subtitled "Your Challenges, Your Solutions," gives volunteers a chance to think about themselves and their organizations.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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EMS Today Coverage: Beyond the sessions and exhibit hall...

The 4,500 people who attended the 2008 EMS Today Conference and Exposition had a lot more to do than attend some 100 sessions and visit 298 booths in the exhibit hall.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Record Deployment: FEMA activates plan to send hundreds of vehicles to Texas

American Medical Response was ready to fulfill its obligations to FEMA when asked.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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New Protocol in NY: Make your own change by collecting evidence & taking action

Improving prehospital care is a partnership between providers and medical direction.„Concerns from paramedics and physicians drove changes in„New York protocol, including the introduction of fentanyl as an EMS analgesic.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

Time to Belt Up!: A pledge to protect our own lives

Hunton wasn't wearing a seatbelt while responding to an alarm, and he fell out of the fire truck and died two days later.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

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Divvy Up the Cash: Why we must budget & also share the wealth

Does your volunteer organization struggle to maintain your building, equipment and basic needs? Or do you have so much money you aren't sure how to spend it appropriately, keep members happy and avoid turning into a commercial entity? This article offers a solution for volunteer organizations struggling with not enough or too much money.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

A Missing Link: How the new level of Advanced Practice Paramedic would fill the gap

Medical directors must often trust supervisors who exemplify the Peter Principleƒthose who advance to their highest level of competency and are then promoted to and remain at a level at which they're incompetent.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

Act Your Rank: Everyone wants the pay and title but can they do the job?

As my former chief said, we have to do the job that comes with the pay and title.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008

First Contact: The value of initial information

Appreciate the experienced first contact personnel you encounter on your scenes and include them on your team.

Posted Saturday, July 26, 2008


 

 

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