Infection Control and the EMS Provider

Infection Control and the EMS Provider

Whitepaper Jun 01, 2017
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This white paper from Ansell Healthcare, makers of the Microflex line of gloves used by EMS professionals, examines the role of hand protection in preventing and controlling infectious exposures to providers. 

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.
To better understand and treat the patients they revive with Narcan, firefighter-EMTs received training on opioid abuse and recovery
Womack Army Medical Center's security guards learned how to properly stop the bleeding in life-threatening wounds through the national Stop the Bleed Campaign.
Nova Southeastern University's Master of Science in Disaster and Emergency Management is online, providing flexibility for working students and offering a discount to full-time fire, EMS, and law enforcement personnel.
ZOLL® Medical Corporation is sponsoring four CAPCE-accredited online safety courses to help first responders mitigate the risks associated with operating emergency vehicles.
Pre-registration is now open for the 2018 NVFC Training Summit which will take place June 1-2, 2018, in Concord, NC.
This is the third EMT Training Course that Mohawk Ambulance Service accepted eight students into at no charge.
The Telecommunicator Emergency Response Taskforce trained two dozen 9-1-1 dispatchers in disaster emergency skills.
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Harvey County Emergency Manager Gary Denney, who dealt with a mass shooting in 2016, taught other first responders how to prepare an Incident Command System to deal with such incidents.
The Stop the Bleed campaign holds classes across the country teaching people how to pack wounds and use tourniquets on trauma victims at risk of bleeding to death.
Hawkeye Community College demonstrated the roles of various healthcare professionals treating the injured patients, including paramedics, respiratory therapists, nurses, medical lab technicians, and physical therapists.
EmergyCare is taking applications to provide two women with scholarships to pay for EMT school and textbooks along with jobs upon completion of their training.