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Pro Bono: Keep Your Certification Current

The consequences of not maintaining certification can be significant.

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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How to Reduce the Risk of Personnel Narcotics Theft

Every EMS agency is vulnerable to narcotics theft by personnel. Gary Ludwig discusses steps agencies can take to limit the chances of such theft occurring.

Posted Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Pro Bono: Personal Use of Company Equipment

Where does the line get drawn with regard to personal use of company equipment?

Posted Monday, January 28, 2013

Pro Bono: After-Market Product Modifications

Do so-called "after-market modifications" to devices and vehicles raise legal issues?

Posted Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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How to Determine Need for Reporting of EMS Medical Errors

What are our legal and ethical responsibilities to report medical errors?

Posted Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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Collaboration Will Be Key in Community Paramedic Success

The integration of EMS into broader healthcare services was predicted in the 1990s. Finally, may be being realized.

Posted Monday, October 8, 2012

Supreme Court Rules on the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act

Many speculated about what healthcare reform will mean for EMS.

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2012

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HIPAA Rules for MCIs Explained by Legal Experts

Know who you can share patient information with at the scene of a busy MCI.

Posted Tuesday, July 31, 2012

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So Enough with the Letters Already

What do the letters after your name say about you?

Posted Monday, June 25, 2012


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