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April 2018

Thoughts from a Clinician

By |April 23rd, 2018|

Thoughts from a Clinician

By:  Klint W. Kloepping, FP-C, NRP, C-NPT, AAS

 

One Saturday morning as we stood at attention on drill weekend as our commander walked through into the bay […]

The role of paramedicine moving towards in the future

By |April 18th, 2018|

Where do you see the role of paramedicine moving towards in the future? I think it is safe to say that the paradigms are shifting somewhat within our profession. […]

Overdosing from Fentanyl through absorption?

By |April 16th, 2018|

How many of us have heard that you can overdose from Fentanyl through absorption? Guess what, it’s not true. Well, what about the fentanyl derivatives? Also, not true. Christopher […]

Make a Difference: EMS and Human Trafficking

By |April 9th, 2018|

When we think of trafficking, we generally think of drugs or weapons, not human beings. Yet the problem exists in numerous communities where EMS responders deliver care.

Human trafficking is […]

CPP or Cerebral Perfusion Pressure

By |April 5th, 2018|

Maintaining good cerebral perfusion pressure is often times under-valued in the pre-hospital setting. Studies have shown that even one incidence of a systolic pressure less than 90, can double […]

March 2018

Changing the Face of EMS for the New Century

By |March 1st, 2018|

By Scott McConnell, DistanceCME

EMS has always been the forefront of medicine, delivering care to the sick and injured in various roles dating as far back as the Civil War. […]

February 2018

Is Narcan the Answer?

By |February 5th, 2018|

There has been a lot of talk recently in social media and the news about leaving Narcan behind after a reversal of an Opioid overdose. A new voluntary program […]

January 2018

Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed)

By |January 18th, 2018|

The recent popularity of Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed) has made it so easy to learn, even on the go.  There are so many podcasts, websites, and courses […]

The Continuing Education Cycle

By |January 6th, 2018|

Thoughts from a Clinician:

The Continuing Education Cycle

Klint W. Kloepping, FP-C, NRP, C-NPT, AAS

 

There is always that rush to get the continuing education in and the hours submitted right before […]

December 2017

BED BUGS!

By |December 13th, 2017|

We regularly discuss body substance isolation procedures and the equipment that needs to be worn to protect us from the patient and the patient from us.  And let’s be […]