"It seems like a norm throughout the educational arena. Not just EMS but other professions. I have seen it with students who believe they know it all and feel I am wasting their time or students who never mastered the subject initially but were given…"
"Not in Canada, the problem with anything related to EMS and self defense I found in the US is almost a forbidden as it once was to say Tourniquet. Most EMS agencies will not allow medics to enter any scene until it is safe , thus :why do we need…"
"Trying to find a good TEMS program is hard, I have attended and taught TEMS programs, trying to find the right curriculum to meet all attendees is difficult, some medics want to get another idea but may be there for CE, some are interested in the…"
"Depends on where the patient is located, if you look at or go by the TCCC concept, while on the "x" you do not , just control bleeding, check airway and conduct blood sweep if time allots, or rapidly move PT of the X and maybe afforded the…"
"Found if you are short on room for gear a tourniquet and pressure bandage works for most injuries with regards to the self aid / buddy aid concept, have a larger bag or kit to go too but initial stabilization those items work fine and do not take up…"
Sep 26, 2009
Brian Foy is now a member of JEMS Connect - EMS Emergency Medical Services