Residents of rural communities face unique barriers – higher rates of poverty, difficulty traveling long distances to a hospital or doctor’s office, and lack of access to innovations.
This music video about mental health issues among first responders landed in our inbox.
The information that John Becknell, PhD and Aarron Reinert presented was invaluable in helping leaders learn where they are falling short and how they could improve their leadership skills.
Paramedic school is over, your new patch is sewn on, and you have your stethoscope around your neck. The last 16 months have been some of the toughest and miserable moments of your life. You have passed all the tests and the state cleared you for your license. You walk in the door at the station and it suddenly hits you – you have no idea what you are doing.
As researchers who have worked extensively on fire in California, we believe it is time to treat fires that affect communities as the public health challenge they have become.
It is always best to be clear and descriptive in your PCR documentation. Don’t leave a reader of your report guessing as to what you mean
Forty-seven thousand Americans died of opioid-related overdoses in 2017 – similar to the number of deaths from car accidents and gun violence.
I was recently exercising and listening to a podcast when the guest was asked: “What is one thing all leaders must have?” Her response was simple: “Courage,” she replied.
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has become a prevailing topic of conversation in EMS and first responder circles. It has been described as a clear and present danger for emergency services personnel who are often exposed to human events that are stressful.