Suicide: An EMS epidemic

An astounding 37% of the respondents contemplated suicide.

Self-assessment

The NAEMT Safety Course contains information that may serve as a basis for developing tool suitable for self-assessment or use by a manager.

Over the counter encounters

Serious issues regarding over the counter drugs (OCTs) have arisen. This article contains suggestions on how to use OTCs more safely.

POCUS

It is estimated that Point-of-Care Ultrasound (POCUS) is currently in use by 4.1% of EMS agencies and 21.7% are considering implementation.

Mental health considerations

Nine essential elements for driver safety programs.

The need for standardized endotracheal intubation training

Training, protocols, and confirmation of technical proficiency are necessary components of a safe approach to endotracheal intubation.

Hydroplaning

The three main factors that contribute to hydroplaning.

Don't be a bully

Learn about steps you can take to prevent bullying and hostile environments in the workplace, so you can keep employees safe with information sharing and collaboration.

Motorcycle awareness

Motorcycles move as rapidly as automobiles, are tougher to spot, less stable and provide less protection. We don’t see motorcycles because we don’t look for them.

Ambulance specific safety programs

Get tips from Markel Specialty to help keep practitioners, patients and the general public safe. Learn how to recognize risk, assess its severity, and remove or mitigate it.