Election 2016: What EMTs Want to Know

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Every group looks to the presidential candidate that will address the issues they care about most. But what about EMTs? What candidate would be best for us? With Election Day almost here, it is interesting to ponder what each of the candidates would do about several hot issues currently affecting EMTs.

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Responding to Violent Protests

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Especially after the protests following the recent election of Donald Trump, you may be getting a feeling that you’re reliving the days of the 1960’s Civil Rights Movement. Many of these protests have unfortunately turned into full-scale violent riots – including pepper spraying, effigy burning and window smashing.

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PTSD in EMS

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One of the most important considerations in EMS today should be the mental health of our first responders and care providers. With traumatic situations at an all-time high, EMS providers, along with all uniformed first responders, are seeing an increase in horrific situations. The end result of these visual images, in addition to the pain and suffering of fellow human beings becomes the perfect recipe for PTSD.

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Meet…Jason Rabinowitz

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Jason has been an instructor with Emergency Care Programs for a very long time and is happy to share his EMT history with our students. Let us know if you have any questions for Jason 🙂

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Stop the Bleed

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The world has changed drastically in the last 30 some years. Even our language has evolved. No longer do we use terms like; pay phones, rotary dials, transistor radios, beepers, cassette recorders. We also, no longer use that technology. We are now somewhere between self-driving cars and booking tickets to Mars.

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Meet….Karen Fiorello

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Karen has been an instructor with Emergency Care Programs for over a decade and is happy to share her EMT history with our students. Let us know if you have any questions for Karen 🙂

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