Tag Archives: EMS

Community Paramedicine: An Important Puzzle Piece in the Fight to End Homelessness

Did you know? According to The Business Case for Ending Homelessness: Having a Home Improves Health, Reduces Healthcare Utilization and Costs:  Almost 33% of all visits to the emergency department are made by chronically homeless people. Homeless people visit the … Continue reading

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Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement

Bob Elling, MPA, EMT-P (Part 2 of a 6-part series: CPR, ECC, and First Aid Guidelines: Version 2015) A number of topics were addressed in the 2015 Guidelines on systems of care and continuous quality improvement (CQI) that will be incorporated into … Continue reading

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Navigate 2 Customer Satisfaction Survey [Results]

The results are in! EMS and Fire students and instructors recently completed a comprehensive survey about their experience with Navigate 2. Check out the infographic below to see how Navigate 2 is working for them:   Want to learn how Navigate … Continue reading

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Geriatric EMS: Treating an Aging Population

The elderly population is growing in the United States and is estimated to reach over 72 million people by 2030. As this population continues to grow, there will be an even greater need for emergency medical training to deal with … Continue reading

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Collegiate EMS Week

This week is Collegiate EMS Week! The National Collegiate Emergency Medical Services Foundation (NCEMSF) is committed to scholarship, research and to creating a safer, healthier environment on college and university campuses through the support, promotion and advocacy of campus-based emergency … Continue reading

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EMS Digital Curriculum Solutions Shown to Significantly Impact Student Success

Jones & Bartlett Learning has been continuously conducting research on student performance while using the EMS Advantage, Preferred, and Premier digital curriculum solution packages. Additionally, we have been collecting feedback on overall customer satisfaction with these packages. Recently, we performed … Continue reading

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Wilderness Safety

72-year-old Gene Penaflor of San Francisco survives 19 days in the wilderness. The following appears in an article from CNN: When he came to, Gene Penaflor knew he had to do something. He didn’t know how long he’d been unconscious; … Continue reading

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New EMS Editions and Digital Resources

Jones & Bartlett Learning is excited to announce our new EMS editions and digital resources! Intravenous Therapy for Prehospital Providers, Second Edition Proficiency in the IV therapy technique is important for most procedures required in advanced life support. Intravenous Therapy for … Continue reading

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Tablets in the EMS World

Since 2010, when Apple released the iPad, tablets have revolutionized several facets of our daily lives as they made their way into education and business. Today, we are on the horizon of yet another technological transformation as tablets infiltrate two … Continue reading

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USFA Releases Active-Shooter Policy

Closely following the tragic shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington DC, the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has released a guide on responding to active shooters. The following article appears on the Fire Engineering website.   The United States Fire … Continue reading

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