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

Coronoavirus
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.

Coronoavirus
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

Mental Health
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

Pediatric Asthma
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

Flu-Ready
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

Texas EMS Refresher
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

Designated Infection
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

MedicalEdNow
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

Sunstar Paramedics
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