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Compassion is competence: the key to successful patient care

As a field training officer and adjunct EMS lecturer, I have the opportunity to work with both rookies and seasoned professionals.  While their levels of expertise are obviously different, there is something that matters to both groups: competence.  467 more words

Faith And Work

What Heroin/Opiod Epidemic??

I heard something rather humorous while on the way to work tonight. The radio broadcaster mentioned “the new heroin epidemic”.   Really!?!?!?  Where in the hell have you been? 621 more words

Emergency Medical Services

BLS Glucometry is a must!! 

One of the best protocols that NYS DOH did was privilege BLS agaencies to utilize blood glucose testing.

I feel on any general illness, obviously diabetic emergencies, and the biggest one “possible stroke/TIA. 432 more words

Emergency Medical Services

When have you seen too much???

The hot topic on numerous forums these days are about EMS, PD, and Fire workers and the PTSD that is built up along your career.   There are support groups out there such as: The Code Green Campaign, who offer skills and help with PTSD. 1,162 more words

Emergency Medical Services

Lawmaker pledges to close loophole that allows drinking in ocean


A Hawaii state lawmaker is promising action after a Fourth of July “floatilla” off Waikiki resulted in the hospitalization of 10 people for intoxication and injuries related to alcohol. 676 more words

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2017-18 Upper Bucks Regional EMS Membership Drive

The Upper Bucks Regional Emergency Medical Service is in the midst of their annual subscription drive, which is a vital source of funding for this community service. 383 more words

CPR/AED for Adult, Child, and Infant and First Aid classes being offered in Milton, Florida

DisasterPrep911 is pleased to announce an upcoming training/certification opportunity in Milton, Florida.  1st Response Tactical is offering a CPR/AED for Adult, Child and Infant class and a First Aid class in Milton, FL.  164 more words

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