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  1. Fire EMS : Multi-State Measles Outbreak Alert

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    the Disney Land Resort Theme Parks in California during late December 2014 has now spread to six additional states and Mexico. EMS providers should consider measles in evaluation of any patient with fever and a rash including inquiring about travel and exposure

  2. Are You an EMS Detective?

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    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

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

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    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

  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-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

  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. FICEMS Releases Collaborative Action Plan to Further Support EMS Nationwide

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    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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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