Wmd And Terrorism

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Preparation is Key when Responding to MCIs Caused by Low-tech Terrorism

EMS personnel must anticipate needs based on limited & sometimes conflicting information, which could require outside-the-textbook thinking.

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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Boston Makes Us Proud

After years with the efforts and actions of EMS crews going unnoticed or unrecognized by the media, the location and focus of camera at the Boston Marathon educated the world about the benefits of high quality, rapid moving and efficient EMS.

Posted Wednesday, May 8, 2013

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“Cut Suit” Featured in Recent Tactical EMS Demonstration

At the recent HALO Counterterrorism Summit, the “cut suit” medical simulator was used in a counterterrorism training demonstration.

Posted Friday, November 9, 2012

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Main Street Is the ‘New War Zone’

There are more unknowns with manmade disasters than with natural disasters.

Posted Monday, October 15, 2012

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Bonus: How to Help People with Special Needs Survive CBRNE Events

To help ensure a state of readiness, EMS systems must plan well in advance and coordinate potential care of special needs patients in the wake of a disaster.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

Bonus: Decon Tips for First Responders

Do you know what to do when arriving on the scene of a large-scale chemical release?

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

Preparing for 'D Days'

It's our job to think about the unthinkable and take action when necessary to reduce the injuries and death.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Chemical Release

Faced with a large number of people exposed to a chemical warfare agent or a toxic industrial chemical, EMS responders should act quickly.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012

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Response to Blast Injuries

Injuries caused by an explosion can be difficult to treat. Learn how to treat patients with blast injuries.

Posted Thursday, June 21, 2012






 

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