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Back Safety in EMS

?Lifting patients onto stretchers for transport is a common occurrence in EMS. Unfortunately, lifts performed improperly can lead to EMS providers getting hurt. In this course, we'll discuss the potential hazards from finding patients in hard to reach locations and the need for utilizing proper lifting techniques to prevent injury.

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Effectively Managing Conflict Resolution

The EMS way tends to be “That is how we have always done it.” This most dangerous statement illustrates to not change anything, do what you are told, and be quiet. Are we still doing things this way and, if so, why? Our world is ever evolving, and things need to change, but that means working out our differences. Let’s talk about the everyday conflict we encounter and make things more "fluid" to let this change take place.

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min

Street Drugs

Another overdose ... great! Can you figure out what the patient overdosed on from how he presented? Today's street drugs are ever evolving. From the different types of Fentanyl to exquisite drugs like DMT, the names keep changing, so shouldn’t we when assessing them? Come see what the more common drugs are out there, how they are consumed, and how we can look at the patients to identify what they could be on.

Course Type: Full-length Course

Course Duration: 60 min