EMS providers and other first responders face the unprecedented challenge of preparing for hurricanes during COVID-19, and how to respond to disaster calls.
Mobile apps designed for first responders promise to increase the quality of care patients receive. By making patient data more accessible, these apps can allow first responders to properly care for the patient, even if they have drug allergies or other extenuating conditions. Currently undergoing beta testing at King's Daughters Medical Center (KDMC) in Brookaven, Mississippi, these apps could save lives by saving time.
We review the three phases of shock: compensated shock, decompensated shock, and irreversible shock. Plus, learn more about shock treatment.
A clinician discusses the carfentanil vs fentanyl, other derivatives of fentanyl, the opioid crisis and where we go from here.
COVID-19 has altered our world. We explore how EMS frontline providers' daily activities have changed, from cleaning their rigs to cooking with their spouse.
A paramedic and Distance CME instructor discusses the coronavirus and EMS safety, including proper handwashing and the best ways to clean your ambulance.
We examine AI-based technology that's allowing for better contact tracing, and how EMS professionals can use this technology to help their communities.
A veteran EMS provider and instructor disucsses the origins of coronavirus and how EMS organizations are reacting to COVID-19.
This program trains bystanders to take action to help people who are bleeding while EMS is on the way with tools such as Stop the Bleed kits.