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Teachers have questions too; here’s some key info to know. 
‘If you can help, you must’ is the ethos of volunteer responders. 
Unmanned aircraft seem poised to play a bigger role in emergency response. 
The two companies have partnered to market the system that notifies hospitals of incoming critical patients in real time.
Bloomington Fire Department's improved response times have led dispatchers to call for the closest fire truck to respond to EMS calls if ambulances are unavailable, significantly increasing overtime labor costs.
Researchers concluded that ambulance usage has dropped at least 7 percent since Uber and other ride-booking services have emerged.
The Thomas Fire has spread across 238,500 acres, but firefighters have been able to contain 30% of the flames and some evacuation orders have been lifted.
Residents at retirement facilities will partner with St. Charles County Ambulance District Paramedics to ensure that pantry shelves in their community are fully stocked for those in need.
Epps has coordinated many facility and operations improvement projects that have helped improve quality, production flow, profitability and corporate communication.
Lexi Sima was 16 when she survived sudden cardiac arrest because of bystanders' CPR and use of an AED, leading her family to advocate for CPR education.
MassBay Community College's nursing, EMT, and paramedic students participated in a mock disaster drill modeled after nursing home fatalities that occurred during Hurricane Irma.
Springfield firefighters are training for intermediate to paramedic-level certificates to improve patient outcomes, learning techniques like the pit crew method.
First responders were commended for saving the lives of several heart attack victims, emphasizing the need for civilians to also know how to perform CPR and use an AED.
Aztec residents collected over 100 thank you cards for the emergency personnel and high school staff who quickly responded to the shooting that left two students dead.

Roanoke, Va. 

The Department of Clinical Health Professions at Jefferson College of Health Sciences is accepting applications for a clinical preceptor/instructor for its Emergency Services program. This position plans, implements, and evaluates student experiences in the hospital setting; serves as ES program representative to hospital clinical departments; and educates students in all aspects of emergency services. Bachelor’s degree required; master’s and doctoral-prepared candidates will receive preference.

  • Have a list of questions and think about the order in which you'll ask them. Interviews should flow naturally and logically. 
  • Begin with informal pleasantries and offer refreshments. This will help put the candidate at ease. 
  • Pay attention to candidates' nonverbal communication: body position, eye contact, facial expressions, thought before answering, etc.
The new fire station would have housed another ambulance, two more firefighters, and be able to fit modern fire trucks to fit the needs of the growing town.
For the first time since 1995, Starkville Fire Department hired a female firefighter, Bethany Allen, who is working on completing her fire academy and EMT training.
To better understand and treat the patients they revive with Narcan, firefighter-EMTs received training on opioid abuse and recovery
The collaboration supports rural healthcare providers with the goal of improving patient outcomes in Kansas through the Redivus mobile clinical decision app.
Children and young adults with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes could be up to seven times more likely to die from sudden cardiac arrest than those who don't have diabetes.
How a 1935 airplane crash helped pave the way for an EMS innovation today. 

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Deputy Chief State Fire Marshal Sander B. Cohen and Supervisory Special Agent Carlos Wolff were struck and killed Friday on I-270 after Cohen stopped to help Wolff after crashing his car.
Ticket sales from the Jets' recent home game will partially fund EMSCNJ's new 9/11 monument in Keansburg, NJ.