ACS Partners with NAEMT in the Development and Release of a Civilian Training Course on Hemorrhage Control Techniques

Effort aims to expand public participation in saving lives in the wake of a mass casualty event CHICAGO (July 9, 2015): The American College of Surgeons (ACS) has partnered with the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) in the development of a medical preparedness training course that empowers bystanders to become immediate responders who […]

Maryland Firefighters, Cub Scouts Team up to Train More than 12,000 People in Hands-Only CPR

SOURCE: HOWARD COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES West Friendship, MD- Picture this—seven hundred boys between ages 5-10 descend on the Howard County Fairgrounds for an entire week of day camp and as a result more than 12,000 people are trained in hands-only CPR. That’s the reality here in Howard County thanks to a partnership with […]

EMS to Offer 3D Virtual Patient Training Platform

EMS expands product portfolio with Body Interact™ PHILADELPHIA, June 10, 2015 — Education Management Solutions (EMS), a leading global simulation management technology company, today announced it has signed a U.S. distribution agreement with Take the Wind for Body Interact™. This advanced 3D digital interactive, multi-touch, virtual patient simulator delivers case content for healthcare training and professional certification. The product has […]

Community paramedic home visit pilot program begins at Regions Hospital

Partnership with the Saint Paul Fire Department will help reduce unnecessary hospital readmissions ST. PAUL, Minn. —  A pilot program that helps reduce emergency calls and unnecessary hospital readmissions is now expanding to the east metro. Regions Hospital and the Saint Paul Fire Department are partnering on an effort that will provide home visits from […]

NAEMT Introduces New Course To Help Communities Respond To Active Shooter and Mass Casualty Incidents

Clinton, Miss. — 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,” introduces evidence-based techniques for aiding injured patients. The course was developed […]