Sanofi has recalled its Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors, saying they potentially could deliver the wrong-sized dose. RECALL: Pharmaceutical company recalls around 490,000 epinephrine injectors Pharmaceutical company Sanofi has recalled its Auvi-Q epinephrine auto-injectors, saying they potentially could deliver the wrong-sized dose. The company’s U.S. division said in a news release there have been 26 cases of […]
Dr. Mitchell B. Levine receives Educator of Excellence award at the 2015 REMSCO Awards Dinner. Recognition is extended to Chief Robin Dunn and Chief Frank Chester.
Clinton, Miss. — NAEMT and EMS World announced the recipients of the 2015 National EMS Awards of Excellence. We congratulate the following recipients and recognize their outstanding achievements and contributions in emergency, mobile and military healthcare: Brandy Rice, Paramedic, Arkansas City, Kansas 2015 NAEMT/Nasco Paramedic of the Year, sponsored by Nasco Glen Anderson, EMT, Bridgewater, […]
The Florida Department of Health has honored two Sunstar Paramedics employees, Tsambika Aysh and Sara Webb, with awards and recognized a video produced by Sunstar Paramedics. Aysh was named “EMT of the Year” and Webb was named “EMS Nurse of the Year.” A video featuring Sunstar Paramedics employees Jay Messier and Brent Jackson was awarded […]
In April, Sunstar Paramedics EMT Nicole Clemente, and paramedics Robin Richardson and Jason Sutton responded to a 9-1-1 call for a young patient who had a severe, whole-body and life-threatening allergic reaction. The crew quickly took steps to keep the patient from progressing into cardiac or respiratory arrest. The Sunstar Paramedics team knew his symptoms […]
Sunstar Paramedics EMT Alex Cramer and paramedic Joshua Works had an important decision to make when they treated a woman with an aortic aneurysm: to which hospital should they transport her. Patients with aortic aneurysms need immediate medical treatment to prevent a stroke or the aneurysm bursting, which causes life-threatening internal bleeding. Cramer and Works […]
Two Sunstar Paramedics team members, Joshua Brumwell and Mark Fournier, have received the American Ambulance Association’s Stars of Life award, which recognizes outstanding service and dedication of the nation’s top ambulance service professionals. Brumwell and Fournier were among 86 emergency services personnel recognized during the Star of Life Celebration in Washington, D.C on April 13-15. […]
The Metropolitan Police Department is now handling the investigation of a paramedic who was in charge of the care for two-year-old Stephanie Stephens when a decision was made not to take the little girl to the hospital in the early morning hours of February 10th. A second crew transported Stephens to Children’s National Medical Center […]