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How can equine therapy help struggling responders?
The funds will benefit organizations along the Hudson River such as Rockland Paramedic Services, Nyack Hospital, and Maternal Infant Services Network.
As one of the top ten most active emergency departments in the nation, Reading Hospital staff felt it was time to prepare for an active shooter event.
Doctors participating in Minnesota's Medicaid program could face warnings and even removal from the program if they exceed the new dosage limit for more than half of their patients.
The unique intelligence system delivers verified terror alerts within two minutes of a terror threat or attack anywhere in the world.
Over 100 EMS, fire and police personnel participated in a large-scale active shooter training event at Pechanga Resort & Casino.
Tristan Meadows, leader for the campus group Students for Opioid Solutions, presented a bill to the UND School Senate to purchase 50 Narcan kits.
The LBKAlert system alerts community members through call, text or email notifications of emergency events and instructions on what actions to take to protect themselves.
Dispatchers at New Bern Police Department's communications center are now allowed to provide pre-arrival medical instructions to 9-1-1 callers.
Christopher Hunter, MD, discusses the medical response after the Pulse Nightclub attack and how comparing our experience to available evidence will improve understanding of the approach to an active shooter and mass fatality event.

Framingham, Mass.

Massachusetts Bay Community College seeks a qualified full-time instructor for its Emergency Medical Services Department. The EMS faculty member teaches courses in the classroom, skills and simulation laboratory, and in clinical settings in the EMT and paramedicine programs. This instructor also serves as clinical coordinator to advocate for clinical and field placements, monitor student progress, and ensure clinical and field sites are meeting program and student needs.

  • Since sexual harassment has many potential gray areas, it’s best to have a clear black-and-white policy of zero tolerance.
The Wapello County Public Health Office will be distributing 12 Lifepak defibrillators to public locations to increase survival rates for heart attack and cardiac arrest victims.
AMR's Home for the Holidays program provides free rides to at least 40 patients in assisted living facilities to transport them to their loved ones.
Cardinal Health's Opioid Action Program will be distributing free Narcan doses to first responders and financially support youth drug prevention and education programs.
Eligible volunteer firefighters were approved by township supervisors to receive a 20 percent property tax credit and an income tax credit of up to $200.
The company announced a restructuring of its operational team that would transfer operational oversight to newly-created Regional Presidents and strengthen support from its national team.
Toledo City Council approved the $800,000 contract for paramedic training at the University of Toledo despite some council members' attempt to reverse the vote to establish a cheaper program.

The carnage may have been worse if the gunman had been able to enter an elementary school.

How to create a realistic-looking wound for training.
A whistleblower from Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital revealed dozens of workers played some role in the unprovoked abuse of a psychiatric patient.
Nursing students were put to the test in a mass casualty simulation involving multiple gunshot wound victims.

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