active shooter

How to Handle an Active Shooter Situation

In less than 24 hours, our Nation saw two mass shootings this month. As shooters opened fire in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, the world sat back and watched yet another active shooter situation unfold in the United States. Tragically, the El Paso shooting was the 249th mass shooting of 2019. It may be […]

electronic medical records

Advantages of Electronic Medical Records

We all know that the world of medicine continues to transform as technology provides us more efficient ways to care for patients. One of the most important and game-changing advances in medicine was the introduction of the Electronic Medical Record, also known as EMR. Serving as a digital version of the traditional paper medical record, […]

emergency situations

How to Handle Emergency Situations

Emergencies can happen anywhere and at any time. A person grabs their chest in pain, someone choking at the dinner table, or someone passing out at a ball game are all common emergency situations. But, do you know how to handle these common emergencies? And, if you were around when they happened, would you know […]

Sun Safety Basics

Sun Safety Basics for Children

Sun safety is so important when it comes to your little ones. Think about a time when you experienced sunburn. It was uncomfortable, painful, and maybe even caused you to get sick, right? While sunburn is serious in adults, it’s even more serious for children. And, lifelong exposure to the sun without following the important […]

Summer safety tips

Summer Safety Tips for Parents

Summer safety tips serve as a great reminder for parents as the school year comes to a close. By now the kids are itching to get out of school and summer days are already in full swing. Through all the excitement, it’s important to take a step back and review the top summer safety tips. […]

CPR Classes

CPR Classes Help Everyday Citizens Save Lives

CPR classes are an amazing resource for any community. They help keep caretakers and working professionals prepared if an emergency strikes. What most people don’t realize is that most CPR classes can be taken by anyone. You don’t need to have a medical background or even a professional background requiring CPR certification to be trained […]

opioid epidemic

10 Facts Everyone Should Know About the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic. It’s a real crisis in today’s society. Every day, 130 people across the United States die of a drug overdose. 91% of these deaths are because of opioids, and the epidemic doesn’t discriminate. From young children to elderly citizens, this epidemic affects individuals of all races, financial backgrounds, and demographics. The fast […]

2019 Autism awareness month

2019 Autism Awareness Month: Tips for Special Needs Calls for EMS Responders

2019 Autism awareness month is here and we’re shedding light on all the amazing autism warriors with some important tips for EMS responders. Being involved in a medical emergency is stressful for anyone. But patients with autism experience stress levels that are considerably higher due to the nature of EMS response. While flashing lights and […]

welfare checks

Tips for Welfare Checks for EMS Responders

Welfare checks make up a large number of calls that EMS providers respond to each year. When it comes to welfare checks, these tips can help ensure the safety of everyone involved. Check out these helpful tips for welfare checks for EMS responders. What Are Welfare Checks? Social contacts are an important part of the […]

motor vehicle accident

How to Handle a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents happen all the time. When you have the unfortunate luck of getting into a motor vehicle accident, you are sure to experience a feeling of panic that gets your heart pumping fast. While this is a normal reaction when you get into an accident, it is important to stay calm to avoid […]

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