Open communication creates a workplace safety net when job stress runs amok. Learn how your EMS team can build a safety culture based on peer support.
Learn how memorial bike rides for fallen first responders provide a way for us to ensure their memories are not forgotten. It also lets their families know that they are still remembered.
Prepare for more heat emergencies during the hotter months. Patients are more likely to present with heat stroke and heat exhaustion during this time. Also ensure you stay well-hydrated on the job.
When people consider working in the field of EMS, many are astonished when they learn about the low rates of EMT pay. As EMS professionals, we need to create a dialogue for what we must do to collectively improve our earning potential.
First responder safety is paramount as you head out on calls. You must be prepared for anything to happen from inclement weather to active shooter situations to utility risks such as downed power lines. Are you ready?
With more agencies and fire departments hard hit by low volunteer EMS turnout, we asked experts to weigh in on the challenges of volunteer EMS services.
Community outreach will help us generate a positive picture among the general public about EMS professionals.
Your health as a provider is a priority for your organization. When you understand cumulative stress disorder you can show your colleagues how much they are valued and how much you care about this growing epidemic.
Thoughts of trying to make everyone happy during the holidays while making ends meet and not working oneself to death can cause major holiday stress. I’m certain many of us have this in the back of our minds as the holiday season approaches.
The question is: do services have the right to terminate your relationship with them if they feel you, as the face of the company, have painted them or their services in a negative light on social media?