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2014-09-28 23:02:52

Global Emergency Resources’ flagship application, HC Standard®, is a flexible and intuitive solution designed to help first responders track patients and their medical conditions during all types of events. HC Standard® was showcased during the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office’s Urban Shield 2014 exercise in the San Francisco Bay Area. Augusta, GA (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 Global Emergency Resources’ flagship application, HC Standard®, is a flexible and intuitive...

2014-09-26 23:08:08

Emergency preparedness application will give key school personnel and first responders access to critical facility information, floor plans, schematics, digital imagery, and other resources. Centerville, MA (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 BeSafe Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the contract to develop digital schematics of the facilities for a private independent school campus in Northeastern Massachusetts. The school is new to the BeSafe Community, and the...

2014-09-15 23:00:11

‘Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene’ is for those who are serious about becoming advanced first aiders IRELAND (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 “Advanced First Aid for First Responder on Scene” (published by Xlibris UK) written by author Frank O’ Connor leads readers from occupational first aid to cardiac first responder and on to advanced first aid without any difficulty. There are over 165 photographs and illustrations and 27 algorithms to guide them through the skill...

2014-09-08 12:29:30

"Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con)" teaches civilians life-saving techniques shown to dramatically increase casualty survival. CLINTON, Miss., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) announced a new education course that teaches civilians the same life-saving bleeding control techniques learned in Iraq and Afghanistan, and shown to dramatically increase casualty survival. "Bleeding Control for the Injured," aka "B-Con,"...

2014-08-25 12:26:39

Video provides a vivid look at how mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine programs work and the impact they have on our nation's healthcare. CLINTON, Miss., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) announced the release of a new video, created to give emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners and other healthcare professionals a vivid look at how mobile integrated healthcare and community paramedicine...

2014-08-15 16:20:27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past four months, CSX's Safety Train: Energy Preparedness Program, with rolling classrooms and specialized hands-on training, has trained more than 1,300 first responders from more than 250 organizations in more than a dozen cities and towns, in partnership with the Firefighters Training and Education Foundation. This enhanced training program offers fire fighters, police officers, emergency management professionals and other...

2014-07-14 08:27:28

GROUARD, AB, July 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Northern Lakes College has received a six year accreditation award from the Canadian Medical Association for the Primary Care Paramedic Program known in Alberta as the Emergency Medical Technology (EMT) Program. Accreditation is the public recognition that an educational program has met national standards. Through accreditation, the Canadian Medical Association ensures that all educational institutions across Canada hold their programs to the...

2014-07-03 23:06:57

First Choice ER participates in Friendswood, and The Woodlands 4th of July Parades Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the nation’s leading independent network of freestanding emergency rooms, will participate in two parades this 4th of July. First Choice Emergency Room and City Ambulance’s educational ambulance will participate in the 119th Annual Friendswood Fourth of July Celebration. The educational ambulance will drive in the parade and later be...

2014-06-30 23:14:56

MedixSafe Offers Secure Narcotics Storage Solutions That Meet & Exceed New License Requirements For New York ALS Services (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Memphis, TN: The NY State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC) passed a resolution requiring that ALL advanced life support (Paramedic and/or EMT- Critical Care) EMS agencies must be licensed to possess and administer controlled substance medications. The license must be applied for and granted before May 1, 2015. However, some regions...

2014-06-18 23:16:00

Enter your important information into our secure website. First responders, family, and friends coming to your aid can use the "refrigerator" or wallet cards to quickly see your emergency contacts, medical conditions, medications, and other key items that help them help you. Deleware, Ohio (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 Peace- of-Mind Solution for Those Who Live Alone and Worry about Medical Emergencies Unique website stores vital information for seniors, adults who live alone, single...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'