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Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Apr 11, 2016 4:47:55 PM

Bob Elling, MPA, EMT-P

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Topics: Safety, training, CPR & AED, EMS, Fire, safety

Navigate 2 Customer Satisfaction Survey [Results]

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Apr 7, 2016 11:08:40 AM

The results are in!

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Topics: Public Safety, Safety, training, EMS, Fire, safety

Extinguish the Dangers Associated with Fireworks this Holiday Weekend

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jul 2, 2015 4:30:59 PM

With the Fourth of July holiday around the corner, public safety professionals are gearing up for one of their busiest days of the year. Between cookouts, fire pits, and fireworks, it is no wonder there are more fires reported on Independence Day than any other day throughout the year.

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Topics: Safety, EMS, Fire, Fire Safety, First Responder, Fourth of July, safety

Improving the Safety and Health of First Responders

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jun 17, 2015 3:58:30 PM

Organizations across the country are holding events this week to spread awareness about safety and health for all EMS and Fire personnel. Here are some of the events promoting International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week:

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Topics: EMS, Fire, First Responder, Health, safety

Creating a Culture of Safety in 2015

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jun 17, 2015 2:22:32 PM

This year, International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week will be observed from June 14-20. Safety and Health Week is a joint initiative of the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC), and is supported by a network of emergency service and safety organizations.

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Topics: EMS, Fire, First Responder, Health, safety

International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jun 15, 2015 11:49:43 AM

June 14 - 20, 2015 is International Fire/EMS Safety and Health Week.  This year’s theme is “Creating a Culture of Safety.” The goal of this awareness week is to promote and facilitate a culture of safety within local communities and departments.

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Topics: EMS, Fire, First Responder, Health, safety

Beyond Socializing: Using the Power of Social Media to Improve Public Safety

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on May 8, 2015 3:32:38 PM

Social media usage and engagement is rapidly increasing. This information is likely not surprising if you are reading this article after clicking on a link from our Facebook post or tweet! According to a Pew Research Center analysis on American adults who use the internet:

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Topics: social media, EMS, Fire, First Responder, safety

Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Apr 16, 2015 3:48:31 PM

There is a cliché in many movies and television shows where a man stands up, gasps, clutches his chest, and falls to the ground after having a heart attack. In reality, a heart attack victim could just as easily be a woman, and the scene could be a much less dramatic one.

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Topics: EMS, Fire, First Responder, heart attack, safety

Spring Forward and Review Important Safety Reminders

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Mar 5, 2015 3:14:14 PM

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2AM on Sunday, March 8.

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Topics: spring, daylight saving time, EMS, Fire, First Responder, response, safety

2014 National EMS Awards of Excellence

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Dec 5, 2014 12:15:55 PM

Jones & Bartlett Learning would like to recognize the recipients of the 2014 National EMS Awards of Excellence.

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Topics: Award, EMS, First Responder, Leadership, leadership, safety

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