With limited training EMS / EMT crisis intervention / Prevention when dealing with hostile or difficult patients is crucial.
According to the US Department of Labor. EMT are more likely to be assaulted while in duty then a police officer. 2 cops for every 10,000 8 met for every 10,000.
The debriefing and interviewing process of both the assaulted EMT Medic and the Patient, we learned it was the EMT actions and verbal response to the patient crisis behavior that…Continue
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Earlier this November, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released updated documentation aimed at helping prevent the exposure of infectious diseases to emergency responders.
The main change to their newly released set of resources has been the expansion of the list of potentially life-threatening infectious diseases. The previous list of infectious diseases that emergency responders might encounter…Continue
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Well the Chronicles of EMS train just keeps on chugging. Only less then a month after the premier in San Francisco and days before it’s east coast premier in Baltimore
at EMS Today, CoEMS is the topic on everyone’s mind.
This week I was a guest on the GenMed Show…
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