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Amber Williams, 24, gave her 17-month-old son cocaine and put him into a cold bath after he consumed the opiates, requiring five doses of Narcan from firefighters to revive him.
Onslow County EMS reported the frequent use of Narcan last year cost the agency $19,000.
Tonya Johnson, 43, was hit and killed by a pickup truck when she exited her vehicle on a highway.
Hazleton firefighters gathered used equipment and a truck from local companies to donate to Santo Domingo's fire department.
Nine Mile Rescue Squad is hosting a fundraiser to help pay for the captain's young nephew's funeral.
Trauma surgeons led the 'Train the Trainers' class for first responders in response to the increased frequency of mass shootings.
The city of Victorville aims to run the San Bernardino County Fire Department to save an estimated 5.2% on operational costs after 5 years.
After two people died falling through ice, the Wichita Fire Department is warning people to stay away from frozen ponds as warmer temperatures thins the ice.
The 55-bed Addiction and Stabilization Center offers immediate and long-term care to overdose patients to relieve hospital emergency rooms.
In December, Care Flight awarded 20 of its critical care medical team members with recognition for advanced study, skills, and achievements.
Retired firefighter/EMT Leckey Harrison recalls the call that was just too much. 
For the past six years, MSOC continues to be the conference that military, federal, state and local medical responders attend to share their experiences, best practices, and ideas.
New default settings on electronic medical records systems remind doctors to limit opioid prescriptions to 10 pills for acute pain treatment.
The March 31st, 2018 event is a nation-wide, free course on the principles of bleeding control and providing first aid until the arrival of emergency responders.
Residents affected by the October Bear Fire raised $4,500 for Boulder Creek Fire Department to show their gratitude for saving their homes.

En esta edición presentamos la perspectiva de los primeros respondientes a desastres en México, Puerto Rico y San Bernardino. Veremos por qué es importante estar preparados y equipados. En adición presentamos un resumen actual de la literatura sobre el uso de antiarrítmicos en el paro cardiaco. También conoceremos más sobre la depresión y el trastorno bipolar.

The second annual First Responder Challenge raises money for families of personnel killed in the line of duty.

En esta edición nos internaremos en una aventura de velocidad con el Gran Premio de Jerez de Motociclismo. Abordaremos la importancia de mantenerse descansado y relajado, cuando trabajamos en el Servicio de Emergencias Médicas y conoceremos algunos de los Aspectos Legales de la Atención Prehospitalaria en México.

Quick-fire last-day sessions examine various aspects of running programs. 

Felicia Jackson, the inventor and owner of CPR Wrap, has experienced the trauma of cardiac arrest firsthand. She was certified in CPR but froze when her toddler son stopped breathing in the back seat of her car. Thanks to the quick actions of her husband, their son survived, but Felicia learned a valuable lesson and walked away with a new mission.

Boostlite® and Draftlite® become standard equipment on select FIRELITE® skid units.

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The EMS Outreach Advocate and Trainer plans and facilitates education for EMS courses and conducts courses at stations throughout the region. Requirements include: certified paramedic in Ohio; preferred graduate of an accredited college of nursing; must be BLS/ACLS-certified and obtain BLS/ACLS instructor card within six months of hire; minimum one year of teaching or education experience in the clinical setting. 

  • Sensible, open conversations about people’s plans are key. Are they looking to leave as soon as possible, or would they like to carry on working as long as they can? If it’s the latter, what would they be willing to do, and what’s manageable from the organization’s perspective?
  • Think about how senior workers can pass on their skills and expertise so it doesn’t leave your organization when they do.
Crews ran 271 flu calls between December and January compared to 54 in November.
Onslow County Emergency Medical Services was allotted $600K to purchase new cardiac monitors for every ambulance and quick-response vehicle.