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  1. Fire-Based EMS : Comment Now On Draft EMS Agenda

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    By Mike McEvoy EMS Editor The National EMS Advisory Committee (NEMSAC) seeks your input on their draft recommended revisions to the EMS Education Agenda for the Future. You can view their recommended

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

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    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

  1. 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

  2. Fire-Based EMS : Ohio EMS Crews Face Medical Supply Shortages

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    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    recent report focused on how rising costs are impacting Ohio EMS crews' medical supplies. The Columbus Dispatch (http ..... situation at http://bit.ly/Vzsja1 . IV Fluid Shortage : EMS Can Help Drug Shortages: Are You Part of the Problem ? FDA Seeks

  3. 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

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

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    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

  5. Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates Recognize National EMS Week

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    Mon, 12 May 2014

    18, 2014 marks the beginning of National EMS Week and presents an opportunity to honor ..... emergency medical care . Fire service-based EMS providers are located, trained, and equipped ..... States, every day. The Fire Service-Based EMS Advocates coalition recognizes the life

  6. One Dead, EMS Workers Injured in Kentucky Ambulance Crash

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    Tue, 24 Jun 2014

    A person was killed and two EMS workers were injured in a crash involving ..... construction crane near the scene; the two EMS workers were trapped in the vehicle's ..... construction equipment to extricate the EMS workers from the ambulance and transported

  7. Fire EMS : IV Fluid Shortage: EMS Can Help

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    Tue, 25 Mar 2014

    actions healthcare providers, hospitals, and EMS services can take to alleviate the current ..... MIKE McEVOY , PhD, NRP, RN, CCRN is the EMS Coordinator for Saratoga County, NY and the Fire Engineering EMS editor. He is a nurse clinician in the cardiac

  8. Fire Service Industry News: National EMS Advisory Council Requests Input

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    Mon, 4 Nov 2013

    The EMS Education Agenda for the Future: A Systems ..... recognized. At the suggestion of many national EMS leaders, the National Emergency Medical Services ..... convened a national “Roundtable on the EMS Education Agenda for the Future” on March