The Contra Costa County (CA) Fire Protection District is working with Tele911 to help make the system more efficient.

New Innovation to Address System Overload by Systemizing the Field Triage and Treatment of...

Tele911 allows departments to better serve patients through technology while keeping highly trained paramedics available for critical calls.

Mental Health Calls Spike in the Pandemic in AL, Experts Say

Officials with the Mental Health Center of North Central Alabama in Decatur said they are fielding more calls dealing with isolation

New St. Louis (MO) Program to Divert Mental Health Calls Away from 911

If all goes according to plan, thousands of 911 calls beginning this month will not reach St. Louis police or fire personnel.
Dr. Peter Antevy and Battalion Chief Tom Bouthillet

EMS Doctors, Clinicians Unite to Provide Free Online CAPCE-Accredited Recertification

Registration for Refresh 2021 is open now and online classes begin December 15th.
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How TXA Is Saving Lives

TXA is showing a positive impact in severe traumatic hemorrhage. So, how does it work?

COVID-19 Makes PA School Offer Simultaneous EMT Training for Students

Emergency medical technician training by EmergyCare will go hybrid in January, and not because of COVID-19.

Management Education of Personnel During COVID-19

Now available for on demand viewing.

When COVID-19 struck the United States, fire and EMS Agencies had little time to rethink and recreate the way they communicated with, trained and reviewed material with their personnel both on and off duty. Traditional classroom training and briefings were impossible. Join us for this powerful webcast to learn how Davie (FL) Fire Rescue and Fort Lauderdale (FL) Fire Rescue managers responded to the challenge and implemented and improved processes to communicate with, update, and educate their personnel.

This event sponsored by TargetSolutions.

New Approach Helps Paramedics Better Assess Chest Pain

A new cardiac assessment with the combination of an i-STAT is allowing for better recognition of major cardiac events. Should paramedics be looking at implementing this strategy?

Simulated School Fire Tests MS First Responders

The drill also allowed the county-owned AM BUS – a gray-colored school bus equipped with stretchers and medical equipment – to be used for the first time.
The photo shows a Cataldo ambulance in front of the hospital.

Cataldo Ambulance (MA) EMT Program Trains and Pays Recruits During Course

The "Earn as You Learn" program supports recruits by paying them an hourly wage while they attend training. All education and certification costs are covered by Cataldo.
The photo shows a Missoula College academic building.

New MT Paramedicine Program Aims to Fill First Responder Shortage

The 16-month associate's degree program is a partnership with Missoula Emergency Services and other health care entities in town like St. Patrick Hospital and the fire department.

San Francisco (CA) Firefighter-Paramedic Died after Water Blast Pushed Him off Fire Escape at...

The report cited new coronavirus safety protocols as a possible factor in the death of Jason Cortez.

Join Us at Dräger Fest

Chief Bobby Halton looks forward to Dräger Fest, which kicks off October 1, 2020.

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