Responding to Overdoses: Moving beyond naloxone

EMS has been on the front lines saving lives responding to overdoses in our communities for many years. In 2020, more than 100,000 Americans died from opiate overdoses across the nation. While public health, healthcare, and law enforcement partners are coming together...

Injuries Caused by Seatbelts

Seatbelts are safety devices in cars, trucks, planes and even amusement rides that were invented to provide protection to humans in the event of a collision or equipment failure. During this session EMS Practitioners, firefighters and other participants will better...

Tactical EMS for the SWAT Medic

This lecture/discussion will include skill stations and table-top scenarios. We will cover SWAT/TEMS genesis, Raids/Signal 100s, explosives and explosive breaching, HMEs, IED identification, blast injuries, treatments, lethal triad of trauma and developing Medical...

EMS and TBI: Immediate Field Care for High-Impact Head Injuries

Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI’s) account for approximately 2.5 million annual ED visits. Of these, many patients leave with lifelong disabilities and more than 50,000 don’t leave at all (one-third of ALL injury-related deaths). In those first moments following impact,...

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