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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...

2014-07-31 23:00:47

Medical Supplies Stolen From Ambulance Could Have Been Prevented With Proper Security Procedures Memphis, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 In many states and counties across the country, narcotics safes are required for proper storage of necessary life saving drugs. This requirement is for the safety of the patients and staff. Unfortunately there is still a high number of ambulances without proper security procedures. In extreme cases it is an EMT who steals the narcotics and even replaces the...

2014-07-29 08:34:13

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- War Memorial Hospital - Michigan, in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., has chosen to deploy JEMS Technology's Telehealth System across all of its healthcare divisions. Using JEMS' HIPAA-compliant mobile health platform, War Memorial medical professionals can send live streaming video to a specialty physician via an iPhone, iPad or Android-based phone or tablet. The specialist will be able to review the video on their smart device in real...

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...

2014-06-30 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...

2014-05-20 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...

2014-05-05 08:28:51

Europe's largest healthcare community reaches seven figures COLOGNE, Germany, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DocCheck Community reached the magic number of one million users in April, putting it in a clear pole position among European healthcare communities. DocCheck has been providing GPs, consultants, students, pharmacists, nurses, pharmacy technicians and paramedics with healthcare-related news and services for more than 15 years. Launched in 1996 with a handful of...

2014-04-24 23:09:02

Pediatric Emergency Standards, Inc. proudly announces the implementation of a new resuscitation system for children, The Handtevy Pediatric Box, at Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Within 2 months of deployment the agency celebrates the successful resuscitation of a 2-year-old drowning victim who has made a full recovery after being clinically dead on scene for over 5 minutes. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Two-year-old Alejandro was found lifeless, floating in a backyard pool by his...

2014-04-12 23:02:03

On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, a multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulation with the goal of uniting military and civilian emergency medical services into one training event. (PRWEB) April 12, 2014 On April 5th, Unitek Education hosted Operation Urban Rescue, one of the largest multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulations held in the Bay Area. Operation Urban Rescue concentrated on a military and civilian response to a simulated domestic disturbance...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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