CPR in the workplace. Why you want to train your employees.

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December 29, 2018

According to the American Time Use Survey, put out by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans spend approximately 8 hours a day working at their jobs. The next largest chunk of time is spent sleeping at approximately 7.8 hours. Most jobs are conducted in an environment with other players, whether they are your office mates, partners, team or group.

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Meet…Todd Rosenhaus

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Todd has been an instructor with Emergency Care Programs for many years and is happy to share his EMT history with our students. Let us know if you have any questions for Todd ?

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CPR & First Aid in your Workplace

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We previously spoke about spending a few hours at your workplace learning CPR, so now I must reiterate the benefits of also learning basic first aid skills. There can be hours at the office that turn out to be unproductive time, so why not schedule a CPR and Basic First Aid class for just a few hours before, after or during the work day.

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Being an EMT Student

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Why had I come – was I making the right decision? I wanted to help people, some of my family members had become ill from stroke, heart disease and diabetes and I wanted to help them. They were getting older. I wanted to know what to do in emergencies, like those people I saw on TV or in the movies. They seemed to always know.

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Meet…Yosef Travis

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Yosef has been an instructor at Emergency Care Programs for some time and is happy to share his EMT history with our students. Let us know if you have any questions for Yosef.

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Medical Terminology for the EMT Student

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The general rule for forming medical term is that most medical terms consist of four things. Once you understand this process you should be able to break any term into its parts to discover its meaning.

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Reading & Understanding a Textbook

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Reading and writing, are usually the first two things we learn when we start school. Hand in hand with these two are their brothers and sister; spelling and grammar. If they are the first and foremost things we learn every year in approximately 12 years of school, then why are so many people so bad at it. I am no expert; in fact you probably will find some grammar and punctuation mistakes in this blog. But, no matter, I will attempt to offer some helpful hints on how to read EMT technical material for all you students out there.

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Are New York City EMT’s Prepared for Terror?

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NYC is reeling from the shock of Tuesday’s terror attack, in which a truck barreled down a crowded street, killing eight. There is no doubt that EMS response prevented further deaths in the twelve victims who were injured, some critically. As Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill said, “[t]he Fire Department and the EMS personnel surely helped save additional lives.”

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