Critical Care

January 2016

A Blurb from Bruce – Do You Autopsy?

By |January 14th, 2016|

An autopsy, also known as medical obduction, is a surgical procedure used to perform a thorough and comprehensive examination of a dead body. This is done to determine the […]

December 2015

Best Practices: Paramedics deployed as care navigators

By |December 29th, 2015|

A Great Read!

Former paramedic Matt Zadavsky long believed that there was a broader role for his profession beyond simply responding to emergencies.In line with a 1996 National Highway Traffic Safety […]

A Blurb from Bruce – “I’m pretty much always right”

By |December 24th, 2015|

Have you ever worked with someone who thinks they are always right? I know I have. They think they are right…about everything…all of the time. As a life long […]

November 2015

Tips and Tricks 7 Hold my Hand

By |November 24th, 2015|

 

For the Sake of the Trach: Tracheostomy Basics & Complications in the ED

By |November 12th, 2015|

We felt this was a GREAT Article to read!

 

Clinical scenario: You’re working in the ED when you receive a pre-arrival page: 62 y M with trach inrespiratory distress, unable to obtain sats, […]

American Heart Association Guideline 2015

By |November 1st, 2015|

Thoughts from a Clinician

With much anticipation the 2015 American Heart Association Guidelines have graced us with their presence. After reading through the guidelines and seeing the changes that have […]

October 2015

ACLS Guidelines 2015

By |October 21st, 2015|

 

Study reveals why gowns and gloves can be so dangerous for hospital workers

By |October 13th, 2015|

http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-hospital-contamination-gowns-gloves-fail-20151011-story.html

As EMS students we seem to approach the classroom scenario by walking through the door, throwing our hands up in the air and proclaiming “BSI, Scene Safety”; maybe more […]

Tips and Tricks with Scott THE WEDGE!

By |October 13th, 2015|

 

Get to know Instructor Bruce Hoffman

By |October 8th, 2015|