Who Says EMS Recertification Needs to Be So Difficult? The Benefits of Online Learning...

July 29, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

Attend this informative Webcast to find out how online coursework and documentation technology can help increase compliance, reduce headaches and legal exposure, improve performance, and prepare personnel for hands-on and classroom training.

Duty to Act: Maintaining Compassion and Safety for Difficult Patients

June 10, 2021 | 1 PM EDT

Recent societal events have focused on misconduct by law enforcement and improper use of various restraint mechanisms. This dynamic and thought-provoking session will discuss the legal liability and the untoward medical effects of physical and chemical restraints. Join legal and clinical experts as they address the challenging “dual role” of the EMS practitioner in ensuring both patient and bystander safety and at the same time remaining an ardent patient advocate when dealing with difficult patients or persons in custody.

COVID-19 – Mental Fatigue and EMS Resilience

May 18, 2021 | 1:00 PM EDT

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to challenge our emergency medical services system and workforce. Multiple stressors are further aggravating mental fatigue and “burnout” among EMS professionals. This session will describe factors impacting the psychological resilience of the EMS workforce and explore strategies to improve the health and wellness of our community.

The photo shows the front of an ambulance with its emergency lights on.

DE Police: Three Officers Stable after Being Shot

A large police presence could be seen after three officers were shot responding to a call, Wilmington police said.
Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby talks during a news conference about a shooting at a local fire station in Santa Clarita, Calif., on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Motive Unclear as CA Firefighter Kills Colleague Fire at Station

A firefighter killed a co-worker and wounded another at their small fire station before setting his own home ablaze and apparently killing himself.
In this image from body-camera footage provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, deputies approach a set of doors with their weapons drawn inside a building at the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority bus and rail yard after hearing shots fired from beyond the doors, Wednesday, May 26, 2021, in San Jose, Calif.

Police Release Body-Cam Video of CA Rail Yard Shooting

The nearly 4 1/2 minutes of footage is from one deputy who arrived minutes after the first shooting reports and while shots were still being fired.
This aerial image taken from video provided by KABC-TV shows fire coming from a house, in Acton, Calif., Tuesday, June 1, 2021, where a suspect fled to after a shooting at a fire station.

LA County (CA) Fire Station Shooting Kills Firefighter

A shooting at a small Los Angeles County Fire Department station Tuesday killed one firefighter and wounded another.
Police tape remains at Club Clé nightclub, following a shooting early this morning that left two dead and two injured on Monday, May 31, 2021 in Houston.

Off-Duty Deputy Kills Suspect after Houston (TX) Club Shooting

An off-duty deputy working security at a Houston nightclub was the one who fatally shot an armed suspect after gunfire erupted at the club.

Multiple Deaths in Shooting at San Jose (CA) Railyard

An employee opened fire Wednesday at a California rail yard serving Silicon Valley, killing eight people before ending his own life.
Rescuers work by the wreckage of a cable car after it collapsed near the summit of the Stresa-Mottarone line in the Piedmont region, northern Italy, Sunday, May 23, 2021.

Cable Car Disaster in Italy Kills 14, Boy Only Survivor

The lone survivor of Sunday's horrific incident, a 5-year-old Israeli boy living in Italy, remained hospitalized in Turin on Monday with multiple broken bones.

Two Dead, Five Wounded in California Party Bus Shooting

Shooters in a vehicle opened fire on the party bus while on the freeway and city streets.
Israeli medics carry wounded ultra-Orthodox men outside a synagogue in Givat Zeev, outside Jerusalem, Sunday, May 16, 2021.

Two Dead, Hundreds Hurt in Israeli Synagogue Bleacher Collapse

At least two people were killed and more than 150 injured after a bleacher collapsed at an uncompleted West Bank synagogue.
Providence Police investigate a shooting on Carolina Avenue, late Thursday, May 13, 2021, in Providence, R.I.

Nine Wounded in Providence (RI) Shooting

Nine people were wounded Thursday evening in Rhode Island's capital in what police there believe to be the largest shooting in city history.

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