Recognizing signs of impairment

Street drugs of abuse often present EMS professionals with challenges – things we didn’t learn in the classroom.  MDMA, MDA, DXM, Superglue and spray paint aren’t things we usually spend a lot of time on, however their abuse sometimes hides in plain...

Calming the Chaos: Tackling Tunnel Vision

In the heat of the moment, when the scene is seemingly out of control, every one of us are vulnerable to suffering a debilitating and dangerous condition that can directly impact not just patient care, but also our very own safety. That condition is commonly known as...

Water Safety For The First Responder

This will focus on the response and actions of the first responders at a scene involving water. Awareness to hazards in and around the water will be discussed. Operations aboard a vessel, assisting at dive operations and ice rescues will also be covered. Photos and...

Drug Recognition – Cop Stuff for EMS Providers

The DRE system breaks all drugs down into 7 categories each with clinical indicators of use. This program shows the provider how to identify the signs and symptoms of drug use through the DRE matrix prior to lab confirmation. Although the DRE program was developed for...

Baby Mama Trauma

OB and pediatric calls are bad enough, but trauma from preventable injuries is next level kind of stress. In this class Jessica will review the most up to date information regarding risk factors for trauma in the OB patient as well as treatment plans for domestic...

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