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NAEMT Safety Course: Pinellas County Florida October 27

For the last six months I have been assisting a NAEMT expert committee on the development of a new 1 day course focused on EMS practitioner safety. My role has been to assist in the production of instructional materials for the content developed by an outstanding group of subject matter experts. Beta Testing The Safety […]

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Continuing Education Opportunity: Ambulance Safety Solutions

Read the Ambulance Safety Solutions supplement from the October issue of EMS World magazine and then log on to www.rapidce.com to receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credit courtesy of ZOLL Medical Corporation. The series of articles offers great information about: Mechanical CPR devices Driver monitoring technology Forces experiences during ambulance movement How to Find […]

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Paramedic that Knows Everything Declines Additional Learning

I feel like I have “read it all” from end of course evaluations … “this was too easy” or “too difficult” or “the classroom was cold” or “breaks were too short” or “the PowerPoint slides were difficult to read” or ” I learned a lot, thanks” and on and on. I actually really enjoy reading student […]

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Poison Prevention Week: Household Medication Safety

This is a guest post by Martha Bonnie for Poison Prevention Week (March 14-20). If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. Did you know that over 80% of accidents in the home occur in the bathroom? Wet floors, cleaning chemicals, prescription and over the counter medications, to name just […]

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Renal Failure to the Left of Me, Dailysis to the Right of Me

Here I go again. Paramedic training did not prepare me for the increasing number of patients I encounter with kidney failure. According to the CDC in 2000 more than 26 million American adults had Chronic Kidney Disease. Did you know that high blood pressure and diabetes are the leading causes of chronic kidney disease? I […]

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Need CE? Two Easy Steps for 1.5 CE Hours

Here’s How: 1) Read the March Continuing Education article from EMS Magazine – Abdominal Trauma. 2) Browse RapidCE, create an account, and answer a set of multiple choice questions about assessment and treatment of abdominal emergencies. (If it is your first time to RapidCE.com click on the “Start Here” button to create an account.) The […]