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Special Operations

Special Focus on Active Shooter Incidents & Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

Caring for you, your co-workers and other victims of active shooter & high threat incidents.

Posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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The Evolution of Civilian High Threat Medical Guidelines

How mass killing events have proven a need for new guidelines.

Posted Sunday, September 28, 2014

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The Decision-Making Process for Wound Clotting Agents

How to select advanced hemostatic dressings & agents.

Posted Friday, September 26, 2014

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New External Hemorrhage Control Evidence-Based Guideline

Early management of hemorrhage by first responders can mean the difference between life and death.

Posted Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Boston EMS Transitions to Warm Zone Operations after the Boston Marathon Bombing

Joint EMS and law enforcement rescue task force model saved lives following explosions.

Posted Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Interoperable Core Skills for Training to Respond to Violent Incidents

Learn rescue task force concepts and victim movement techniques.

Posted Monday, September 22, 2014

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Idaho Paramedics Perform High-Angle Rescues

These paramedics are equipped to rappel cliffs, mountains and building ledges.

Posted Friday, August 1, 2014

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Armed Tactical EMS Team Responds with SWAT in Hot Zones

Medics wear ballistic gear and carry guns.

Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014

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Understanding the NFPA 473 Improved Standard for EMS Hazmat Professionals

Learn EMS’ role at hazmat and WMD incidents.

Posted Monday, March 17, 2014


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