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2009 JEMS Salary & Workplace Survey

The "JEMS Salary & Workplace Survey" continues to provide the most comprehensive look at the work environment of the EMS industry available today. What's changed? What's staying status quo?

Posted Thursday, October 1, 2009

Of EMS, By EMS, For EMS: Let's improve relations between field and in-hospital providers

Let's take control of our profession and improve relations between field and clinical providers.

Posted Friday, September 11, 2009

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Powerful Points: How to develop effective training presentations

PowerPoint might be a user-friendly application for presenting information. But mastering it and not boring your audience to death is a different story.

Posted Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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The Right Shot: Meeting the requirements for vaccination & immunization

It's important for EMS personnel to receive immunizations and vaccinations as recommended. Know the basics.

Posted Friday, September 4, 2009

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Is a Seismic Shift in EMS Airway Management Coming?

Is EMS adequately oxygenating and ventilating patients? It may be time to reconsider how we approach airway management in the field.

Posted Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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The Omega Project: Reclassifying Non-Emergency Calls

Medic, the Mecklenburg County (N.C.) EMS agency, has a new approach for dealing with a common problem: Increased demand with decreased funding.

Posted Wednesday, August 5, 2009

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Dangerous Suspension: Understanding suspension syndrome & prehospital treatment for those at risk

How would you treat a patient who was suspended in a harness for 10 minutes? If you said "recovery position," think again.

Posted Thursday, July 30, 2009

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Treat Athletic C-Spine Injuries In and On the Field

Athletic helmets and padding are designed for different purposes than helmets motorcyclists wear. When you encounter sports-related C-spine injuries; knowing the difference and treating accordingly can directly impact your patient's outcome.

Posted Thursday, July 9, 2009

Alter Behavior and Reduce Medical Errors

Create an open environment in which EMS personnel will join together to prevent medical errors and admit to them when they happen.

Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2009


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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