All of the providers listed in the directory either have firsthand experience with the fire and emergency services or have completed a training course through FBHA to educate them on the fire service and the specific challenges responders face.
Much about the current situation with COVID-19 is out of our immediate, direct control and has potentially life-altering consequences.
At Cookeville Regional Medical Center in the county seat, doctors and nurses have gone from treating about 80 patients injured in the tornado to preparing for coronavirus.
The SAVER checklist helps departments assess and implement training, policies and practices to mitigate assaults on EMS responders.
“My fight now is to help others avoid what has happened to my family,”
The patient grabbed a knife from Norris and began to stab him with it.
Provider “burnout” is an increasing concern in today's healthcare system, best defined as symptoms of exhaustion, decreased productivity and cynicism. Burnout can lead to medical errors potentially resulting in patient harm, while also being detrimental to the quality of life of healthcare professionals.
To hopefully bring awareness to a very real, emotional, and shocking truth going on in public service right now.
"If I can't sleep, I can't recover."
In more than four decades in EMS, Mike Taigman has seen a lot. He ran thousands of calls as a paramedic; as a supervisor and manager, he supported crews running tens of thousands.