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EMS Operations — COVID-19 Roundup

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This event was recorded and is now available for on demand viewing.

The course aims to increase awareness about standard and transmission-based infection prevention practices, increase understanding about transmission of COVID-19 and to share best practices to improve the safety of EMS operations during the pandemic. Learners will also understand how the "Identify, Isolate and Inform" strategy can improve their ability to recognize and manage an infectious disease threat.

It’s Not Always Sepsis! A Common Sense Approach for EMS Providers

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This event was recorded and is now available for on demand viewing.

This Webcast discusses new sepsis criteria along with expert commentary on how they can be applied in the field. Presented by Sepsis Alliance Sepsis Hero and EMS 10 award recipient Rommie Duckworth, this program includes realistic, practical methods for identifying, assessing, and treating life-threatening sepsis in the field and looks at the current state of sepsis critical care as well as what we can anticipate in the coming months and years.

What You Need to Know about COVID-19

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This event was recorded March 24, 2020 and is now available for on demand viewing. This webcast will present what emergency medical providers need to know about COVID-19. In this informative and timely presentation, Katherine West reviews what we know about Covid-19 so far; It's Origin, signs and symptoms, risk groups, modes or transmission, PPE, disinfection practices, and promising treatments. Will then open the discussion to you, the ones on the front lines of this world crisis.

Integrating Provider Resilience into EMS System and Community Resilience

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A rural EMS system's experience in addressing provider resilience and integrating treatment into standard protocols.

How to Write Good Patient Care Reports, Part 5 (of 5): Improving Legibility

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The final installment in our series on tips for effective patient care reports focuses on readability of handwritten healthcare reports.

How to Write Good Patient Care Reports, Part 4: Provide a Detailed Narrative

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Are you providing the complete story in your PCRs?
Multi-Agency Coordination during Tennessee School Bus MCI

Multi-Agency Coordination during Tennessee School Bus MCI

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Ken Wilkerson, director of Hamilton County EMS, shares key leadership takeaways from scene of a tragic school bus crash that killed six children in Chattanooga.

How to Write Good Patient Care Reports, Part 3: Justify Medical Interventions

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It's important to fully explain the reasons why you provided the medical interventions documented in your PCR.

Patient Care is More than IVs and Splints

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Patient care is about the patient, and the social part of patient interaction is not something that you can learn from a textbook.

How to Write Good Patient Care Reports, Part 2: Avoiding Vague Terminology

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Part two of a five-part series on writing detailed PCRs, maximizing reimbursements and delivering the best ongoing care for patients.