Here you will find all of the latest news from our department.

Use AVPU scale to determine a patient's level of consciousnessThursday April 4th, 2019

The AVPU scale is an important tool used to assess a patient's level of consciousness. However, sometimes the distinction between 'A' and 'V' frequently can cause confusion.
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Warm EMS equipment for a warm patientThursday February 21st, 2019

Excessively cold temperatures add to a patient's physical discomfort. Learn how to keep patients warm during assessment.
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Make EMS Week a year round celebrationThursday February 14th, 2019

Instead of relegating celebration to a single week of May consider how to recognize the accomplishments of EMS all year long.
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10 Steps to start your own EMS podcastWednesday February 13th, 2019

Podcasting is a dynamic and emerging method to deliver Web-based content to EMS professionals. Lean how to spread your message in a fun and easy way
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What football can teach us about patient assessmentMonday January 28th, 2019

Patient assessment is a often a team effort that requires a plan, roles, and follow through
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Ask good assessment questions to get good answersTuesday January 15th, 2019

Remember that a patient can be your best source in acquiring clinical information. By asking good questions and getting good answers, you can start treatment more quickly than you otherwise would.
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6 lifesaving seat belt tips for EMTs and paramedicsSunday January 6th, 2019

Whether you're treating a minor cut or a MCI, there's no excuse for not using proper restraint while riding in an ambulance.
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1 simple question to increase audience participationWednesday December 5th, 2018

Tackling the difficult challenge of encouraging participation by asking this simple question and waiting for a response
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Cold weather response tips for EMSTuesday December 4th, 2018

While great for sports, cold and snow present risks to EMS folks. Take these extra precautions if responding in such conditions.
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Time for more free CPR ClassesFriday March 23rd, 2018

We're doing it again!
Time for some more FREE Community CPR Training!

We will be teaching the AHA Family & Friends CPR class.
This class will take place: {[Saturday April 7th, 11am-2pm]}

To sign up for a slot: please send an email with your full name and home address to Ktarro(at)

Please sign up at least 1 week in advance to ensure we have enough equipment for you!

Anyone may sign up but preference is given to Prince William County residents. Limit 8 people per class

Checkout the flyer below for more information!
Please note this training is for education and you receive a participation card, not a certification. This helps us keep it free!

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