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NAEMT MEDICAL DIRECTORS

Dr. Doug Kupas and Dr. Jeff Jarvis appointed as NAEMT Medical Directors

NAEMT is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas F. Kupas, MD, FAEMS, FACEP, as NAEMT’s Medical Director, and Dr. Jeffrey L. Jarvis, MD, MS, EMT-P, FACEP, FAEMS, as NAEMT’s Associate Medical Director effective January 1. Drs. Kupas and Jarvis will provide advice and guidance to the NAEMT Board of Directors on medical issues related to the association’s activities, including its policies, position statements, programs, and vendor agreements to ensure consistency with accepted pre-hospital clinical standards and practice. Read more

GET THE COVID-19 VACCINE



Chris Way, NAEMT Treasurer, encourages all members to "lead by example and show people the benefits of getting the coronavirus vaccine."



Matt Zavadsky, NAEMT Immediate Past President, encourages all EMS practitioners to protect themselves, their families and their patients by getting vaccinated. "The science that’s out, the testing that it’s been through, the efficacy that the vaccines have gone through has been phenomenal... If you can, do everything to get the coronavirus vaccine."(Please check with your physician if you have any questions.)

UPDATED AHA GUIDELINES

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The American Heart Association Guidelines updated CPR guidelines tackle health disparities, management of opioid-related emergencies and physical, emotional recovery. Guideline highlights: updated CPR guidelines; chain of survival expanded to include a recovery link; CPR training to now include guidance on responding to victims of suspected opioid overdose, and suggested ways to increase the use of CPR by lay-rescuers.

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THANK YOU TO OUR EMS HEROES



National EMS leaders join together to share their deep appreciation and gratitude for our nation’s EMS professionals who have heroically served their communities throughout the pandemic. Please share this heartfelt message with all EMS heroes.

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