Doing these things on every shift will help you feel better and have more energy so you're ready to go for every call.
Doc Wesley and Medic Wesley unpack a study conducted by surveying EMS providers on their experience caring for patients in hospice.
Take Heart America, a sudden cardiac arrest initiative program, works to implement, reinforce and sustain key advances in resuscitation science through the implementation of their bundles of care.
Providing prehospital patient care can be dangerous. EMS providers face several health and safety risks during each and every shift. EMTs and paramedics suffer work-related fatalities more than two times more frequently than the national average, and transportation-related injury is five times greater.
Even when the calls are grim, an agency with good morale has a way of somehow making us feel ok. Some managers may shrug it off, but morale is an undeniably important element of organizational success.
There are important considerations to consider when EMS providers are called upon to treat law enforcement officers who are shot or otherwise assaulted.
Why lay rescuers must be trained differently in order to encourage them to act, including nine tips for more effective lay rescuer CPR training.
The National EMS Information System (NEMSIS) aids in providing data for EMS research and allows agencies to compare data that sheds light on areas of improvement. Here are some key points to remember as your agency upgrades to new versions of NEMSIS.