What You Wear Under Your Turnout Gear is IMPORTANT!

December 9, 2021 | 1 PM EST

FR Station Wear is more important than you might think. It helps protect your most valuable resource, firefighters, in all aspects of their duties and responsibilities. In this webinar, you’ll learn about station wear history and trends, along with the basics of a systems level approach to PPE. All in the name of giving you extra layers of protection during exposure to fire above (in this case, below) and beyond your bunker gear.


Ventilation in EMS: Manually or Mechanical?

November 3, 2021 | 2 PM EDT

Airway management and ventilation are some of the most important, yet challenging situations faced by EMS. What is the best way to ventilate? What are the advantages of manual and mechanical ventilation? The speaker Prof. Dr. Gräsner works as an Emergency Physician for Medical Mass Casualty Incidents in different EMS and the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service in Germany and will present in the webcast how a patient can benefit from mechanical ventilation and what are the different possibilities of monitoring.

Disparities in EMS Care: Best Practices in Assessment, Current Findings and Suggestions for Improvement

Recorded October 12, 2021 | Watch Now!

As EMS clinicians, we strive to provide the best care to all patients. Nevertheless, racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities have been demonstrated with data throughout healthcare– and prehospital care is not an exception. How can we leverage EMS data to advance equitable care? Learn more in this webinar led by Remle Crowe, PhD, NREMT, Tony Fernandez, PhD, NRP, Brent Meyers, MD, and Chief Douglas Randell of Plainfield Fire Indiana.

Survivors of Russian University Shooting Airlifted to Moscow

Seven survivors of a shooting at a university in central Russia that left six people dead and 28 more wounded are to be airlifted to Moscow for medical treatment.
People stand behind the fence near the Perm State University, in Perm, Russia, Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

Shooting at University in Russia Leaves Eight Dead, 28 Hurt

A gunman opened fire Monday at a university in Russia, leaving eight people dead and 28 hurt, officials said.
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The EMS Handoff: Disaster Preparedness with NAEMT

This week, Eric, Bradley and David welcome the Disaster Preparedness committee to celebrate National Disaster Preparedness Month.

UPDATE: One Dead After NC High School Campus Shooting

Police blocked roads to the school and numerous emergency vehicles were on the scene.
Power out in New Orleans

Ida Downs New Orleans Power on Deadly Path Through Louisiana

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said rescue crews would not be able to immediately help those who were stranded as the storm raged.
Men carry the body of a boy, who was found in a collapsed building

Death Toll from Haiti’s Earthquake Rises

Haitian officials raised the death toll from a deadly weekend earthquake by more than 500 on Tuesday.
The photo shows a red ambulance with its side door open, showing the blue Star of Life.

Patient Tracking and Victim Reunification

This manuscript attempts to answer why patient tracking and family reunification continue to be a challenge in mass-casualty incidents.
Firefighters attend the scene of a damaged bus near Szabadbattyan, Hungary, Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, after crashing through a guardrail and tipping into a roadside ditch. Police say at least eight people are dead and dozens injured.

Hungary Bus Crash Kills Eight, Injures Dozens

A bus traveling on a highway in Hungary crashed through a guardrail and tipped over early Sunday, killing at least eight people and injuring dozens
Forensic officers walk in Biddick Drive in the Keyham area of Plymouth, England Friday Aug. 13, 2021 where six people were killed in a shooting incident.

UK Man Kills Five in Rare Mass Shooting, Turns Gun on Himself

A 22-year-old man who shot and killed five people in Plymouth before turning the weapon on himself had a gun license, police said.
Rescuers papare stretchers at Soshigaya Okura Station after stabbing on a commuter train, in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 6, 2021.

At Least 10 Passengers Hurt in Stabbings on Tokyo Train

A man with a knife stabbed at least 10 passengers on a commuter train in Tokyo on Friday and was arrested by police.

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