EMS World

MAR 2018

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10 MARCH 2018 | EMSWORLD.com EMS IN THE COMMUNITY Memorial Ride Benefits Fallen EMTs FEBSS HYDRASIM ® TRAUMA BLEEDING SIMULATOR TACTICAL SKED RESCUE STRETCHER SKEDCO INC. Find more information on: SKEDCO.COM The 2018 Pennsylvania EMS Motorcycle Ride is scheduled for May 20, 2018. Proceeds from the annual ride support the Fallen Angel Fund for EMTs, paramedics, and other ambulance/rescue personnel lost in the line of duty. The route of the scenic Central Pennsylvania ride travels past sta- tions affected by line-of-duty deaths. The cost to participate is a $20 donation per driver and $10 per passenger. For more information contact Megan Ruby at the Emergency Health Services Federation at 717/774-7911 or mruby@ehsf.org. MENTORS PUT THEIR FINGERPRINTS ON YOUR FUTURE By Barry Bachenheimer, EdD, FF/EMT www.emsworld.com/ article/219854 it's incumbent upon all of us, from the most experienced EMT to the newest recruit, to guide and influence those who come after us. THREE THINGS TEACHING A PARAMEDIC WILL TEACH YOU By Alexandra Jabr www.emsworld.com/article/219855 Being an effective teach- er doesn't mean knowing every answer—it means having the ability to spark excitement, engage curiosity, and influence students to be the best versions of themselves. LEGAL LESSON OF THE MONTH The Sick MRI Patient By Larry Bennett, Esq. www.emsworld.com/ article/219824 A new online-only series profiling real EMS cases. This month: Did Ohio medics act negligently while treating a patient who vomited in an MRI machine? WEBINARS WWW.EMSWORLD.COM/WEBINARS The 'Critical Triad' of Bystander Response March 30 1 p.m. EST Opioid overdose, sudden cardiac arrest, and trauma are three primary medical emergencies in which citizens often act as the true "first responders." Adminis- tering naloxone, performing CPR, and preventing fatal blood loss through "Stop the Bleed" protocols can often mean the difference between life and death. A roundtable of leading EMS experts presents strategies they've employed to help educate the public on these critical interventions. Sponsored by: Tactical Medical Solutions FOLLOW EMS WORLD MARCH ONLINE SPOTLIGHT: EDUCATION AND MENTORSHIP This month we feature a special lineup of online-only features celebrating education in EMS. twitter.com/emsworldnews www.linkedin.com/groups/1853412 facebook.com/emsworldfans For More Information Circle 15 on Reader Service Card

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