Sign Here: A Practitioner’s Guide to Patient Refusals

“No, I won’t go!” Those words cost a patient her life and a paramedic his career.  The most critical clinical decision a provider can make is not at the devastating wreck or the cardiac arrest; it’s during a patient’s refusal, the most common incident run by...

Keeping It Clean: The Ryan White Act and Infection Control for EMS

A dirty needle stick or blood splashed in the eye can be a terrifying event to a clinician. In one national study of paramedics, 22 percent of respondents reported at least one blood exposure in the previous year.  Is your agency truly prepared to address the clinical...

Now What? Emergency Care of the Fire Victim

This class will offer the clinician an interactive presentation and a hands-on opportunity to resuscitate and medically treat a fire victim. Special attention will be paid to burns, carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide poisoning, respiratory burns, and other...

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