Tag: EMS

Alive on Arrival: Tips for Safe Emergency Vehicle Operations

April 20, 2020 by Mary

Filed under For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 19, 2020

Find out some tips on safe emergency vehicle operations with this fact sheet.

Comparative Effectiveness of Analgesics To Reduce Acute Pain in the Prehospital Setting

April 20, 2020 by Mary

Filed under For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 19, 2020

The purpose of this review is to evaluate effectiveness and harms of opioids compared to nonopioid analgesics as treatment of moderate to severe acute pain in the prehospital setting.

Recorded Webinar: The Role of EMS in the Effort to End Human Trafficking

April 20, 2020 by Mary

Filed under For Employers, For the Workforce, Trainings for Employers, Trainings for the Workforce

Last modified April 19, 2020

Learn about the Blue Campaign, the Department of Homeland Security’s effort to end human trafficking.

How to Become a 911 Dispatcher in New York

April 16, 2020 by Mary

Filed under For Career Seekers

Last modified April 17, 2020

If you are interested in how to become a 911 dispatcher in New York, or a 911 operator in New York, this website has some helpful information for you.

The National Volunteer Fire Council’s Guide to Communicating with Elected Officials

April 13, 2020 by Mary

Filed under Communication, For Employers, For the Workforce, Regulations

Last modified April 13, 2020

This manual is intended to give National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) members information and advice on how to engage public policy makers at all levels of government in order to educate them about the needs of the volunteer fire and emergency services.

Reducing EMS Workforce Injuries and Illness: What the Data Tells Us

April 9, 2020 by Mary

Filed under For Employers, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness, Regulations, Trainings for Employers, Trainings for the Workforce

Last modified April 11, 2020

This webinar will discuss a national study of EMS workforce safety led by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Quality in Resuscitation, New Evidence and Future Directions

April 9, 2020 by Mary

Filed under Communication, For Employers, For the Workforce, Trainings for the Workforce

Last modified April 9, 2020

Free E-Book featuring “How Agencies Can Track Performance and Improve Patient Survival”

Advancing EMS Systems: A Leadership Guide to Quality Improvement for Emergency Medical Systems

April 9, 2020 by Mary

Filed under Communication, For Employers, Trainings for Employers

Last modified April 9, 2020

This manual provides a useful guide for EMS system leaders to use to improve quality within their organizations.

Interim Guidance for EMS Systems and 911 Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) for COVID-19 in the U.S.

April 6, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, For Employers

Last modified April 6, 2020

This guidance from the CDC applies to all first responders, including law enforcement, fire services, emergency medical services, and emergency management officials, who anticipate close contact with persons with confirmed or possible COVID-19 during their work.

PPE Burn Rate Calculator

April 6, 2020 by Mandy Qualls

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Employers, For the Workforce

Last modified April 9, 2020

This PPE burn rate calculator from the CDC is a spreadsheet-based model that provides information for healthcare facilities to plan and optimize the use of PPE for response to COVID-19.