Training EMTs for "Real-Life" Responses

BY MICHAEL McLELLAND Emergency medical tech- nicians (EMTs) are assaulted every week. From physical assaults to kidnapping and even carjacking, our emergency medical services (EMS) personnel are placed in situations daily where the only training they can fall back on is their own level of street smarts they brought to the job. A new training system from FAAC Incorporated promises to revolutionize the field of EMT safety. The MILOResponse Fire/EMS interactive training simulator brings a student as close to reality as possible while still retaining the instructive, professional setting necessary for knowledge transfer. It is a flexible and expandable teaching environment into which a wide r...

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