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Minn. foundation expands to give grants to first responders, military

The Front Line Foundation is filling in gaps in funding to support training and equipment for Minnesota first responders and the families of those killed in the line of duty

NJ rescue squad seeks 2 dozen volunteers or risks staffing level failures

The organization lost 18 volunteers who either left the squad to pursue jobs, attend college or relocated

Protests boosted as Cleveland officials renew challenge to EMS contract

Union members expressed outrage and urged support for a picket march after the city again challenged an arbitration ruling in court

Photo of the Week: NC's Onslow EMS debuts whole blood on ambulances

The new addition will allow providers to administer life-saving blood transfusions on scene or during transport

Md. county FD rolls out cold response system for less urgent medical calls

The agency hopes to preserve roadway safety by running ambulances without lights and sirens when a patient’s injuries are not life-threatening

Audit shows Wis. ambulance service lost revenue by mishandling claims

A 25-page report outlined deficits in training and internal processes that led to an estimated $200,000 or more in lost revenue

That sinking feeling when the tones go off

An EMS provider’s struggle with anxiety, sleepless nights and despair

2 Ore. paramedics in limbo as fire chief calls for dual-role positions

A city board rescinded layoff notices for the paramedics after the chief sought to replace them with firefighter-paramedics

DKA and sepsis capnography applications

In this episode, our co-hosts welcome Medtronic's Holly Stewart, who explains the history of capnography and offers insight into its use for DKA and sepsis monitoring

Mass. man gives retiring paramedic who saved his life a grateful sendoff

Antonio Pimentel said he would have died from his heart attack last November if not for New Bedford Senior Paramedic Lacy Gomes
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EMS1 Topic Articles

NJ rescue squad seeks 2 dozen volunteers or risks staffing level failures

The organization lost 18 volunteers who either left the squad to pursue jobs, attend college or relocated

Minn. foundation expands to give grants to first responders, military

The Front Line Foundation is filling in gaps in funding to support training and equipment for Minnesota first responders and the families of those killed in the line of duty

Protests boosted as Cleveland officials renew challenge to EMS contract

Union members expressed outrage and urged support for a picket march after the city again challenged an arbitration ruling in court

Photo of the Week: NC's Onslow EMS debuts whole blood on ambulances

The new addition will allow providers to administer life-saving blood transfusions on scene or during transport

Md. county FD rolls out cold response system for less urgent medical calls

The agency hopes to preserve roadway safety by running ambulances without lights and sirens when a patient’s injuries are not life-threatening

Audit shows Wis. ambulance service lost revenue by mishandling claims

A 25-page report outlined deficits in training and internal processes that led to an estimated $200,000 or more in lost revenue

That sinking feeling when the tones go off

An EMS provider’s struggle with anxiety, sleepless nights and despair

2 Ore. paramedics in limbo as fire chief calls for dual-role positions

A city board rescinded layoff notices for the paramedics after the chief sought to replace them with firefighter-paramedics

DKA and sepsis capnography applications

In this episode, our co-hosts welcome Medtronic's Holly Stewart, who explains the history of capnography and offers insight into its use for DKA and sepsis monitoring

Mass. man gives retiring paramedic who saved his life a grateful sendoff

Antonio Pimentel said he would have died from his heart attack last November if not for New Bedford Senior Paramedic Lacy Gomes
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EMS1 Columnist Articles

That sinking feeling when the tones go off

An EMS provider’s struggle with anxiety, sleepless nights and despair

DKA and sepsis capnography applications

In this episode, our co-hosts welcome Medtronic's Holly Stewart, who explains the history of capnography and offers insight into its use for DKA and sepsis monitoring

EMS Pioneers: Three Champs

On the eve of the "Jeopardy!" Tournament of Champions, we celebrate our own

3 ways you’re losing EMS providers and how to stop the revolving door

If providers don’t feel like part of a team, they’ll seek a connection elsewhere

Planning for patient safety: Strategic planning, goals and measurement

Outlining defined goals and metrics through strategic planning prevents medical errors from reaching patients in the prehospital environment

Applying neuroscience to EMS training

Being sufficiently rested, revisiting the content and putting it into practice quickly all impact knowledge retention

Rapid Response: Roadway incidents are a hot zone for EMS

The LODD of Paramedic Supervisor Matt C. Smelser is a tragic reminder of the importance of time, distance and shielding to reduce hot zone risk

Rapid Response: Preplanning, unified command proves essential during Pa. Turnpike MCI

Pennsylvania Turnpike crash underscores importance of MCI planning, unified command efforts and rehab services for long-duration events

How to deliver the perfect EMS apology

EMS can get emotional; at some point your behavior is bound to hurt those around you, and it will take more than a simple 'I'm sorry' to fix things

Want to become an EMT? This is what you need to know.

Being an EMT is rewarding job, and there’s plenty of room to grow
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