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To Boost Recruitment, Erie County (PA) Boosts Dispatcher Pay

The Erie County Council unanimously approved a roughly $4,500 pay raise for the county's 911 telecommunicators.
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911 Consolidation Under Way in Lucas County (OH)

The city of Toledo, the Lucas County Sheriff's Office, and countywide EMS and fire dispatchers have already switched to a centralized 911 center.
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Guilfoyle Ambulance Services to End Medical Dispatch Service

After 30 years, Guilfoyle Ambulance Services is giving up its emergency medical dispatch services, handing them over to Jefferson County.
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WI College to Implement Virtual Reality Firefighter Training

Chippewa Valley Technical College has received a virtual reality system for firefighter training.
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Paramedic Class Has Gone to the Dogs

With COVID-19 impacting training, paramedic students at Mountwest Community and Technical College got creative.
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United Hatzalah’s Women’s Unit Holds MCI Drill

United Hatzalah of Israel recently held a mass casualty incident training exercise for its women’s unit.
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MassBay Community College Breaks Ground on New Health Sciences Building

MassBay Community College took a step toward opening its first building tailored to students and their learning needs.
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KY College Offering Accelerated Paramedic Training

The paramedic education training program at Owensboro Community & Technical College will begin in January 2022.
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Introducing EMS to ECMO

Geoff Murphy looks at the larger role EMS will have in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
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Henderson County (NC) EMS Chosen for Specialized Pediatric Training Program

Henderson County Emergency Medical Services has been selected to join the Pediatric Emergency Care Coordinators Plus (PECC+) Program.
Figure 1. Five dimensions of stress management training for first responders

Stress Management as Key Factor for Enhanced First Responder Training: Virtual Reality at the...

New advancements in the area of virtual reality (VR) allow for a more adequate training of first responders.
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Westport (CT) EMS Holding First Training Courses Since Lockdown

The suspension of classes led to a drop in membership, even as volunteers continued staffing the town's three ambulances during the COVID-19 crisis.
Bladen County EMS ambulances parked hood to hood.

Bladen (NC) EMS Complete Crisis Intervention Training

Crisis Intervention Team training has been completed for five members of the Emergency Management Services team here.

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