I have nearly completed the requirements for my paramedic refresher which has included health care provider certification, ACLS certification, PALS certification, classroom lectures, skill labs, and patient simulators. In addition I have been looking for articles and books on topics I want to learn more. While answering a patient scenario question about OB emergencies for […]
4 Tips from an Experienced Paramedic
Reader David Elliot wrote me with these great tips: 1. Tape a copy of the APGAR parameters to the OB kits 2. Tape a copy of the rule of 9’s (adult and ped) to the burn sheets 3. Use the Broselow Tape to measure EVERY child or infant on the routine asthma’s, falls and febrile […]
In just a year the EMS Boot Camp project has built an archive library of over 22 hours of recorded EMT and Paramedic continuing education webinars. The multimedia CE lessons cover many important aspects of EMS. Each EMS Boot Camp webinar includes: Recorded video and audio of the session that you can watch anytime online […]
The nurse’s instructions were simple. “You two guys just wait here until Amanda gets back.” Then she handed me the other guy and walked out of the room. There I was holding, Michael, my newborn son. He and I were together and totally alone. And that is when it all came together. First Bath About […]
During the EMSBootCamp.com session a participant asked if there was an iPhone app for calculating the APGAR score of a newborn. I found these three with some help from my Twitter friends: APGAR iPhone App APGAR Droid App Medical Calculator for Blackberry Have you used any of these apps for training or an actual field […]
Many EMTs and Paramedics express concern about lack of preparedness for OB emergencies. Anne Cloutare, EMS Program Director for Centura Health shares this presentation on Slideshare.net. Take a few minutes and review her slides. Preeclampsia And Eclampsia: An EMS Case Review View more OpenOffice presentations from emsteam.