Provider Wellness And Safety

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Exercise for EMS Providers

Don't let your exercise equipment collect dust. Commit yourself to a workout plan like the one in this article.

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Elderly Man Threatens to Pull Gun on Texas Medics

While paramedics argued their case, Ray threatened to pull out a pistol.

Posted Monday, September 14, 2009

Too Well to Attend: Steve Berry’s tips for making your fake sick day believable

We all need a planned sick day every once in a while. Here are Steve Berry's tips for making your fake sick day believable.

Posted Thursday, September 3, 2009

Iowa Medical Helicopter Hit by Fire Truck

A medical helicopter responding to an accident in southeast Iowa has been grounded after it was hit by a fire truck.

Posted Wednesday, September 2, 2009

First Responders Look at Personal Safety

EMTs are often the first people on the scene following a shooting, stabbing or other violent incident.

Posted Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Oklahoma City Woman Shoots at Ambulance

Police say Smelley initially called 911 complaining of chest pains, but emergency medical technicians arriving at her home were surprised by gunfire.

Posted Monday, August 31, 2009

Bizarre Indianapolis Ambulance Crash, Double Shooting

He turned up when a car he was in ran into an ambulance near the intersection of 16th and Alabama.

Posted Friday, August 14, 2009

Canadian Medic Purchases Own Body Armor

He is angry the City of Winnipeg won't currently fund protection for the 160 paramedics who are exposed to all kinds of risks while on the front lines.

Posted Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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Ambulance Crashes and the Aftermath

Hear from providers who know firsthand what it's like to get in an ambulance wreck -- an incident that caused them just as much emotional trauma as physical trauma.

Posted Friday, August 7, 2009






 

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