Insights on Working with Hospice Patients in EMS

Insights on Working with Hospice Patients in EMS

As an EMS professional, the parts of your job that entail racing to a scene and saving lives are sometimes glamorized. Yet, when you provide ambulatory care, you encounter all kinds of people in different medical situations. Not everyone thinks about working with...
What You Should Know About TBI

What You Should Know About TBI

It’s a hard fact of biology. Severely damaged brain tissue doesn’t regenerate. So when it comes to traumatic brain injury (TBI), time is of the essence! It used to be thought that there was little to be done with TBI before the patient got to the hospital. Recent...
What to Know about Calling 911

What to Know about Calling 911

As an EMS worker, you’re usually on the receiving end of requests for emergency assistance. However, sooner or later, you will probably have to call 911 yourself. When it’s personal, you may find yourself in a distressed state, possibly unable to think...
How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting EMS Personnel

How the Opioid Epidemic is Affecting EMS Personnel

Hardly a day goes by without news related to the opioid epidemic, whether on a national scale or in your local community. If you work or are planning to work in the field of emergency medical services, you face the results of opioid addiction closer than many people....