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. 

Cpl. Wade MacAdam teaches classes nationwide on how to fight back in targeted violence scenarios if escape is not an option.
The EMS, nursing, and radiologic technology departments were remodeled with more space so students in different health disciplines can collaborate.
Janice L. Jackson is raising money for a paramedic education scholarship in memory of her son, Anthony, who was fatally shot in October.
Dr. David King, trauma surgeon and lieutenant colonel in the Army, has been teaching first responders and the public how to use tourniquets to save lives.
The AHA has pledged $25,000 worth of training kits to support the Kansas State Board of Education's new standard.
University of Northern Iowa students raised $4,000 to donate to a charity that helps pay for firefighters' paramedic training.
The Kansas Department of Labor anticipates that 90 new nurses per year will be needed for the next ten years just to serve the needs of north central Kansas.
Mobilize Rescue Systems is partnering with School Health and First Care Provider to empower one million bystanders to become first care providers by National Stop the Bleed Day on March 31st, 2018.
Dickinson College received a $5,000 grant to teach first responders how to treat traumatic injuries during mass-casualty incidents.
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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.