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Updated: Hot Training Topics

I regularly update the Hot Training Topics posts in the Everyday EMS Tips Archives. Visit the Hot Topics to find links, resources, guides, videos, and books on these topics: 12 Lead ECG Interpretation Waveform Capnography Bath Salts Mass Casualty Incident Training Let me know if you have resources I should add or ideas for other […]

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Question: More Resources on Capnography

A reader asked, “I would like to know more about capnography.” Post updated September 20, 2015 0) CapnoAcademy.com a resource and information website from Medtronic powered by EMS1.com 1)      Capnography for paramedics blog 2)     : A Systematic Approach for Paramedics’ by Troy Valente 3)      Capnography Made Easy training course from Physio-control University. Physio-control university also has […]

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EMS Skill Videos: Producing and Posting

EMS educators and training officers can use smartphones and handheld video cameras, like the Flip, to record EMS skills. Check out this video of EtCO2 Colormetric device used on a Supraglottic Airway (SGA). When creating videos for your EMS organization or training program keep these tips in mind: 1. Write a simple storyboard. A storyboard […]

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Audio: Capnography Tip for COPD Patients

Buck Feris describes how to use Capnography to determine the need for intubating a COPD patient in this Everyday EMS Tips interview with Greg Friese. Buck explains how the capnography reading is an objective measure of whether you should intubate the patient. The tip involves assessing a conscious patient’s exhalation with a end tidal carbon […]