Violence victims shun ambulances

RICHMOND -- Sheriff's deputies thought they did the gunshot victim a favor, seating him in a patrol car while they called for an ambulance.

Posted Monday, August 27, 2007

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Hawaiian-Style Recruitment

Honolulu is more than just surf; it's also home to a Junior Paramedic Program that has successfully completed its third year and helped advance the presence of„EMS as a respected profession.

Posted Friday, August 24, 2007

Georgia EMS association honors Rep. Mickey Channell for service

Representative Mickey Channell was recently honored by the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS).

Posted Friday, August 24, 2007

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Psychiatric Patient Assaults

How do you lower your risk of becoming a victim of a patient attack? A recent study describes the precipitants of assault and offers strategies to help avoid conflict with mentally ill patients.

Posted Friday, August 24, 2007

Safety is Still Personal

Regardless of department policy, procedures, guidelines, education and training, and adequate tools to do the job - Safety is Still Personal. Follow policy and use tools correctly each and every time.

Posted Friday, August 24, 2007

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Psychiatric Patient Assaults

How do you lower your risk of becoming a victim of a patient attack? A recent study describes the precipitants of assault and offers strategies to help avoid conflict with mentally ill patients.

Posted Friday, August 24, 2007

Safety is Still Personal

Regardless of department policy, procedures, guidelines, education and training, and adequate tools to do the job - Safety is Still Personal. Follow policy and use tools correctly each and every time.

Posted Friday, August 24, 2007

In a heartbeat: EMTs find their own reasons to sign up for a job where reaction time is everything

Divine Savior Healthcare paramedic Matthew Graf doesn't consider himself high-strung, but he has been known to regularly jump straight out of his chair when telephones, pagers or fax machines go off in his immediate vicinity.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007

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Union Urges Uniform Drug Testing

Volunteer firefighters and paramedics are not required to take the tests. And union leaders say that is a problem.

Posted Thursday, August 23, 2007






 

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