EMS Education Tips

Teaching Tip: Severe Bleeding Control

During primary assessment instruction students can watch and then practice opening manikin airways and delivering effective ventilations. It is much more difficult to simulate severe bleeding control and to overcome one of medicine’s most pervasive myths. I honed my technique for teaching severe bleeding controlĀ over dozens of Wilderness First Aid classes for Wilderness Medical Associates: […]

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7 EMS iPhone Apps

This is a guest post by Jeanette Kozlowski. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. While iPhones have been known to save a social life or two, who’d a thought you could use the decade’s trendiest gadget to save real lives, too? Inspired by Mashable’s list of “7 […]

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Video: First Aid Kit Selection for Outdoor Adventures

Summer is a great time for camping, hiking, and other outdoor activities. As an EMS provider you know the importance of having the right supplies for emergencies. In this short video Greg Friese describers selection of a first aid kit for outdoor adventures. Use the comments area to ask specific questions about selecting first aid […]