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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...

2014-05-30 16:25:05

NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Bronx jury awarded a 29-year-old, handicapped woman $172 million who was tragically injured after New York City EMTs who responded to her home failed to perform even basic emergency care. It was one of the largest negligence verdicts in New York State history, Tiffany Applewhite was 12 years old in 1998 when she began having difficulty breathing while a nurse was administering intravenous medication for an eye infection. The mother...

2014-05-28 23:11:09

Action Training Systems has released their highly anticipated 27-title Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) series. The series teaches specifically to the National EMS Education Standards (NEMSES) established by the U.S. Department of Transportation, with a focus on NREMT skills requirements. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As our emergency responders put their lives on the line, a high degree of training is crucial—not only for the patients they serve, but for their own safety as well. Action...

2014-05-23 23:06:25

Murrysville Area EMS Personnel Recognized in On-Field Ceremony Before Tonight’s Pirates Game at PNC Park Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 April 9 began as a beautiful spring day at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. Suddenly at 7:13 a.m. everything changed. An attacker armed with a pair of 8-inch kitchen knives senselessly stabbed and slashed 22 students and faculty members in the school's crowded hallways. EMS personnel were on the scene in minutes, treating and...

2014-05-20 23:02:51

Interactive simulations mimic real-world scenarios, providing more comprehensive training solutions for Ohio professionals, communities facing natural and man-made emergencies. Akron Ohio (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) today announced an expansion of its medical simulation training and introduced Hands On Heroes, an extensive and immersive training solution for Ohio’s first responders. Hands On Heroes offers emergency medical technicians (EMTs)...

2014-05-20 23:02:06

In recognition of the vital public service first responders, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics provide, Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed May 18-24 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Kentucky. The national theme for EMS Week 2014 is “Dedicated. For Life.” Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 During an illness or injury EMS professionals answer the call to provide lifesaving care in some of the most frightening and stressful times for patients, their families...


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