Simulated Terror Attack on Bay Tests Local Emergency Response

What goes into building the educational program at a state show?
The First Responder Emergency Extrication program teaches responders how to extricate occupants from today's advanced vehicles.
Fifty people gathered to learn how to respond to an overdose and were given free Narcan kits.
Six EMSCNJ-affiliated volunteers who are pursuing medical-related careers were each given $1,000 grants.
Bismarck State College received a $100K grant to buy a high-fidelity training manikin and vehicle for nursing program.
The Assistance to Firefighters Grant Workshop helps small departments successfully earn grants for equipment.
The annual weekend event Urban Shield 2018 uses various mock scenarios to help agencies collaborate and improve their skills.
Albany Technical College students can interact with a manikin patient while instructors observe from a video monitor.
A team of biomedical students have developed a BVM device with pressure control to improve patient outcomes.
For retaining educational content, frequent testing appears the best strategy. 
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection provides evidence-based recommendations to first responders handling calls with a suspected presence of fentanyl.
It helps cardiac arrest victims—but what does it do to nonprofessional rescuers?
For best results, review the old, absorb the new, and focus on your specific needs.
Eight students will receive tuition scholarships for Reading Hospital Foundation's Paramedic Education Program.
Fire and EMS professionals interested in speaking should consider topics that address the improvement of pre-hospital outcomes clinically, financially, or operationally.