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2 More Questions for the EMS Eagles

Friday and Saturday I attended the Gathering of the Eagles, state of the science education program in Dallas. Dozens of medical directors (EMS physicians) from throughout the United States gave five to 10 minute presentations. There were also lightning rounds for audience members to ask short questions (to generate short answers) of the Eagles. Here are two […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: June 2014

Some of my favorite posts from around the blogosphere from June, 2014. Assessing and treating patients that have had a stroke and are now experiencing a new medical emergency can create a challenging assessment for paramedics. The NeuroEMS blog has a great post on Stroke and the Survivor. Pit Crew CPR – all the details of […]

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Resource: StrokeAwareness.com for EMS

EMSEduCast co-host Bill Toon sent this link: http://www.strokeawareness.com/ems4stroke/ Visit the site for free resources for EMS and an online training program. Stroke assessment memory aids.

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Hot Topics in EMS Education: Today and in the Future

As I read trade publications, attend conferences, and receive announcements about EMT and Paramedic continuing education programs there are some clear “Hot Topics.” Hot Topics of Today These topics are sure to be on every conference program and regularly featured in national magazines today and probably for the next couple of years. 1. End Tidal […]

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CE Mash-Up: Stroke Assessment and Treatment

A CE Mash-Up is a technique to design and deliver a continuing education program using materials available for use and consumption on the internet. Each CE Mash-Up will suggest content to combine in your own blog post, website, or learning management system. Slideshare Presentation View this presentation, innovations in stroke care from EMS Educator Rom […]

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Video: Standing Orders with Dr. Tan: Brain Attack!

Standing Orders is a new video series from EMS1.com. In this first episode Dr. Tan talks about stroke assessment. ParamedicTV is powered by EMS1.com Stroke Assessment Memory Aids

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Remain Calm, We Have a Checklist: Part 2

A patient care protocol is a kind of checklist. A protocol includes a lot of instructions on how to assess and treat a patient. Within a protocol you might also have several checklists to complete to successfully implement the protocol. For example, you likely have a protocol for a patient with chest pain. The protocol […]

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3 Things Strongly Associated with Denial

These are three things strongly associated with denial: 1. Myocardial infarction (heart attack) 2. Cerebrovascular Accident (stroke) 3. Global Climate Change Here are three more things strongly associated with denial: 1. Efficacy of red lights and sirens response 2. Real risk of driving and using a mobile phone 3. Somebody else will do it Another […]

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EMS Stroke Recognition and Management – Training from EMSBootCamp.com

Date : July 26th 2010 Time : 1400 (2:00PM) EST Stroke. EMS Boot Camp will tackle this topic on a leading cause of death with guest speaker Michael Smith. Michael will discuss anatomy through tPA and target specific areas of EMS concern regarding stroke including: Blood supply and artery anatomy Specific types of CVA EMS […]

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Book Review: My Ambulance Education by Joseph Clark

As a college student Joe Clark worked on the ambulance in New York City on nights and weekends to pay for his college and graduate school education.   is Joe’s stories of patient encounters, relationships, and events on the streets that shaped him as a person and guided his career choice to become a medical […]