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OCT 2018

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EMSWORLD.com | OCTOBER 2018 61 OCTOBER 29 - NOVEMBER 2, 2018 NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE Treat Proximal Third, Mid Shaft Fractures and More Find out more about Sager Splints models and application at www.sagersplints.com Email MINTORD@aol.com / Call 800-642-6468 for the name of Your Authorized Sager Distributor One Person Application Sager Splints immobilize long bone fractures of the leg, providing optimal and secure immobilization. h Sager Splints can be used to immobilize fractures of the Tibia & Fibula h Traction can be applied to proximal third & Mid Shaft Fractures of the Femur Use the Sager Traction Scale to set the amount of traction needed – Sager Splints do the rest. The Sager's dynamic function permits traction to decrease automatically as the muscle spasm releases. Your Patient will always have the correct amount of safe, secure traction. For More Information Circle 48 on Reader Service Card Jeremy Sonenschein, Las Vegas, Nev. 2018 NAEMT/Jones & Bartlett Learning EMS Educator of the Year Sponsored by Jones & Bartlett Learning Jeremy Sonenschein is emergency preparedness coordinator at Las Vegas' Valley Hospital Medical Center and teaches on topics including emergency/ disaster preparedness, health science, CPR, first aid, decontamination/ hazardous-materials training, and emergency response. He holds a master's degree in higher education administration and a bachelor's degree in kinesiology/ sports medicine. For nearly 20 years, Sonenschein has been a paramedic, also working as an EMS/fire science instructor for various educational institutions and disaster relief organizations. A notable achievement was his creation of an accredited fire/EMS training program at Francis Polytechnic High School in Sun Valley, Calif., which began primarily with financial donations. Sonenschein's program remains the EMS training model for all of Los Angeles Unified School District and its neighboring districts. Former colleague David Tuckman says, "Jeremy deserves recognition for his limitless devotion to this program, but more for his altruistic and unwavering passion for training tomorrow's heroes today." Sonenschein has dedicated his life to helping others through disaster relief efforts as a volunteer firefighter/ first responder, answering the call to serve at national disasters, including the Sept. 11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina. Sonenschein is a licensed pilot and has volunteered his time and medical equipment to help children and families in need. S P O N S O R E D B Y :

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