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

How to use OPQRST as an effective patient assessment toolTuesday August 6th, 2019

OPQRST is a useful memory device for learning about your patient’s pain complaint. Here are ways that you can adapt OPQRST to best utilize this patient assessment tool
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Fireworks safety and injury preventionTuesday June 25th, 2019

While July 4th is always a time of fun, friends, and family, it is also a time of preventable fireworks-related injuries.
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How to find and assess a radial pulseSaturday June 15th, 2019

Try these easy tips and suggestions to find a patient's radial pulse
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Timeless pain management tipsSunday May 12th, 2019

All EMS providers can still learn something about patient care from their mothers.
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Tips to become a published EMS authorMonday May 6th, 2019

With an increase in online publishing activity, there's no better time to share your knowledge and become an EMS author
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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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