Heartcode ACLS Online
MedEdNow is now offering The American Heart Association’s HeartCode ACLS Course online. This web-based course, accessible 24 hours a day, provides a flexible, blended alternative to traditional classroom training.… Read More
COVID-19 IAFC Personnel COVID-19 Tracking Dashboard
Since late January, the International Association of Fire Chiefs started to survey fire chiefs from around the country. Over the last several weeks, the IAFC has stood up a COVID-19 personnel impact dashboard to track exposures of fire/ems personnel in response to COVID-19 calls for service.
Coronavirus – Recommendations for EMS
The coronavirus outbreak has affected more than 86,000 people, according to official counts. As of Saturday morning, at least 2,921 people have died, all but 86 in mainland China. At least… Read More
First Responder Mental Health During the Holidays
First Responder Mental Health During the Holidays The end of the year brings holidays celebrated across many faiths, yet for some, this is a difficult time of year. As… Read More
New EMS Self-Paced Course – “I Can’t Breathe,” Pediatric CPAP
The Deployment of CPAP and BIPAP in EMS has evolved over the last decade and is arguably first-line intervention for acute respiratory distress for multiple adult populations. Despite these advances,… Read More
What’s New This 2019-2020 Flu Season
Source: CDC.gov What’s new this flu season? A few things are new this season: Flu vaccines are updated to better match viruses expected to be circulating in the United States.… Read More
NREMT RECERTIFICATION 2020 – ARE YOU READY?
As we move into the NREMT 2020 recertification season, for those of us who are recertifying by March 31, 2020, the time will be here before we know it. Here… Read More
What’s new this flu season?
A few things are new this season: Flu vaccines are updated to better match viruses expected to be circulating in the United States. The A(H1N1)pdm09 vaccine component was updated from… Read More
CMS Promotes Community Paramedicine in Medicare and Medicaid
Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) payment model for community paramedicine. Designed to reduce unnecessary use of… Read More
Nationwide paramedic shortage impacting Tampa Bay, expected to worsen
PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — A nationwide shortage of paramedics is impacting emergency health care service across the country, including right here in the Tampa Bay area. By 2026, there’s expected… Read More