EMS Training, Response & Patient Outcomes

We focus a lot on response in EMS. Your response coupled with your paramedic or EMT training can effect patient outcomes. 

Sometimes response is the focus without equal attention to training. Getting there is only part of what we do, yet is often the one marker that is looked at when it comes to a patients outcome.

This week we talk about EMS response, EMS call types, paramedic training and how they all reflect on patient outcomes.

Does an 8-10 minute response have a positive impact or is it better training and equipment?

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Medic Student Life and Trials

Jim is joined this week by April Saling, The Epi_Junky. With just a few weeks left to completing her paramedic training, we talk about her experiences and expectations as a new paramedic. April gave some great observations and pointed out common medic class occurrences that even Jim had back in the day. [Read more…]