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  1. Are You an EMS Detective?

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 1 Dec 2014

    play on every emergency medical service ( EMS ) call to which you respond? What about ..... possibilities are as varied as the calls to which EMS providers are dispatched daily. All these factors can be considered " EMS clues," and using your skills as an EMS

  2. Health and Safety: CDC Posts Ebola Guidelines for EMS

    Online Articles

    Mon, 29 Sep 2014

    posted Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services ( EMS ) Systems and 9-1-1 Public Safety Answering Points ..... Answering Points (PSAPs), emergency medical service ( EMS ) agencies, EMS systems, law enforcement agencies, fire service agencies

  1. Fire-Based EMS : IAFC President Expresses Field EMS Bill Concerns

    Online Articles

    Fri, 27 Jun 2014

    IAFC President The origins of the modern EMS delivery model can be traced to the mid ..... number of pilot projects looked at different EMS delivery methods and some local communities ..... The decisions about who would deliver EMS or how really didn't matter, as long

  2. Fire EMS News: TargetSolutions Forms EMS Advisory Board

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    Wed, 7 May 2014

    excited to announce the creation of its EMS Advisory Board. The new six-member panel ..... valuable recommendations to improve existing EMS continuing education courses, as well as ..... paramedics certified. The TargetSolutions EMS Advisory board will make sure we are on

  3. Fire Service Industry News: NVFC Announces National EMS Week

    Online Articles

    Mon, 19 May 2014

    nation's volunteer fire, rescue and emergency medical services ( EMS ) personnel. A 2003 study by the National Association of State EMS Directors estimated that 45 percent of EMS in this country is fire-based. According to the National Fire

  4. FICEMS Releases Collaborative Action Plan to Further Support EMS Nationwide

    Online Articles

    Thu, 20 Mar 2014

    federal efforts in emergency medical services ( EMS ), the members of the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) reached consensus on a strategic ..... synchronize interagency efforts and strengthen EMS practices, principles and strategies throughout

  5. CDC Makes Available Interim Guidance for EMS Providers on Ebola

    Online Articles

    Sun, 12 Oct 2014

    Prevention (CDC) recently made available interim guidance for EMS providers and Public Safety Answering Points on patient management ..... read the interim guidance . Download the CDC’s checklist for EMS providers on Ebola preparedness (PDF 115 KB) More Stories SAFETY

  6. Firefighter Safety: Are Fire/EMS Responders Ready for Ebola? IAFF Raises Concerns

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    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

      When Thomas Eric Duncan got sick his family dialed 911. Fire/ EMS were first on the scene and took him to the hospital. If Ebola spreads, this scenario will be repeated over and over. Firefighter

  7. Fire Service Industry News: Allied EMS Receives New Emergency Vehicles

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    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    Emergency Vehicles, worked with Allied EMS Systems, Inc. to deliver new units to ..... together with Kodiak representatives and Allied EMS Systems, Inc. to meet the customer's ..... specifications. Safety was a top priority for Allied EMS ; they wanted a unit that would keep occupants

  8. Fire Apparatus: Pierce Places Pink Pumper into Service with Prince George's County (MD) Fire/EMS Department

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    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    Pierce Velocity pumper to Prince George's County (MD) Fire/ EMS Department (PGFD) located in Largo, Maryland. Nicknamed ..... community outreach programs. The Prince George's County Fire/ EMS Department responded to a total of over 130,000 calls for service