Advancing the EMS profession

NEW EMS TOOLKIT

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View Toolkit  NAEMT has published a new vaccine toolkit that can be used by EMS agencies to help local public health officials understand how EMS can support local vaccination efforts. EMS: A Valuable Resource for Community Vaccination Campaigns details the attributes that make EMS agencies, and the paramedics and EMTs who provide clinical care an ideal resource for vaccination initiatives. EMS is especially well-suited for immunization campaigns that target medically underserved populations.

WORLD TRAUMA SYMPOSIUM

World Trauma Symposium

View Program & Register  On October 11, the 2022 World Trauma Symposium will be conducted in Orlando, Florida, and live-streamed around the world. Held in conjunction with EMS World Expo, the program will feature experts in trauma care, speaking on: effective resuscitation without the use of whole blood, pediatric disaster response, prolonged field care in austere environments, the new field triage guidelines, prehospital pain management, ocular and burn trauma, and TCCC updates. The in-person event includes a continental breakfast, luncheon, and exhibits. Attendees can receive up to 8 hours of CAPCE-approved or ACCME CE credits.


NEW RAND TOOLKIT

Mass Attacks Defense Toolkit

View Toolkit  The Mass Attacks Defense Toolkit can help reduce casualties from mass shootings and other violent attacks. Funded by the National Department of Justice, this toolkit was created by RAND Corporation researchers to help reduce the likelihood of mass shootings and other public attacks, and reduce the casualties of completed attacks. Whatever your role or level of experience, this toolkit can make you a better defender against mass attacks.

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EMS MENTAL HEALTH RESILIENCE

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New Course | NAEMT, with support from FirstNet®, Built with AT&T, is pleased to announce the availability of the new Mental Health Resilience Officer (MHRO) course to assist EMS agencies in building and supporting the mental health resilience of their personnel. The online MHRO course prepares EMS personnel to serve as their agency’s Mental Health Resilience Officer. In this role, the MHRO will engage with peers to develop an understanding of mental health issues and resilience; identify peers who are experiencing mental health stressors and crises; navigate peers in need to the right services for help; and support the development of a culture of mental health resilience and emotional wellness within the agency.