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COPD is a commonly encountered disease in EMS.  What are the most important signs and symptoms to pay attention to? How should an EMS provider treat these patients?
You know you’ve got things that need improving, but where to start? In this session, we’ll start off with a look at the overall framework that will serve as our roadmap on this improvement journey. Then, we’ll get specific about how to create…
An unrecognized dislodgment of an endotracheal tube can cause major complications.  The objectives for this training include to: identify the circumstances and consequences of unplanned extubation, outline evidence-based interventions for cases of…
Based on the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma’s free online course, Drs. Darrell Nelson and Mark Piehl lead emergency medical professionals through the latest techniques for pediatric airway management encompassing care from the field to the…
 Evidence suggests ketamine is a safe medication for assisting intubation as it doesn’t increase ICP and is safe for patients with TBI.  The objectives for this course include to outline the mechanism of action and effects of ketamine, critically…
When patients present as unconscious or confused, the cause is often overlooked.  The objectives for this course include to list structural and metabolic causes of decreased level of consciousness, identify key assessments to differentiate causes of…
Despite advances in antimicrobial therapy and medical support, septic shock remains a leading cause of death. This presentation will provide an overview of current sepsis guidelines, including expanded options for vascular access. Discussions will…
Recognizing a patient who needs ventilatory support, correctly placing an endotracheal tube, and transporting the patient to the hospital is classic prehospital care.  In this article, we present a case of exactly the opposite: transporting a…
This webinar will discuss the coagulation system and the various interventions that help to control bleeding in the field.  The objectives include to discuss the history of management of external bleeding, compare current hemostatic agents and their…
In this video, Oren Wacht discusses the unique approaches to patient care in Israel, including interesting technology, response modes and more.
EMS providers must be able to recognize and treat shock in patients with spinal cord injury before it causes further damage.  The objectives include to identify patterns of neurological deficits in spinal cord injury, describe the management of…
What should you know to provide the best care for these vulnerable populations?  The objectives include to understand and define the differences between sex, sexual orientation, gender, and gender identity, describe the disparities and health…
Megan Humphrey and Rebecca Hubbard of the Williamson County, TX Children’s Advocacy Center present three case studies of human trafficking to help the audience identify risk factors, signs of trafficking, the psychological impact, and how you can…
Melissa Holman, Assistant Attorney General for the state of Texas describes a successfully litigated case for a young lady who was trafficked. Holman shares all the investigative methods that go into a case like this.
Luis Guzman is a Cyber Security specialist with experience in investigating human trafficking.  Guzman explores the “dark web” and what is available on the internet for anyone to buy, including another human being.
Teri Jansen is the Director of Education and Direction for Key2Free, a nonprofit organization that fights human trafficking in Texas. Jansen discusses how to recognize people who are trafficked and best practices for helping extricate them from “the…
In this introduction to human trafficking, Cynthia Borsellino tells her own story of living “the life,” as she hopes to educate the public about human trafficking. She reviews common signs that are easy to miss that may indicate that a person is…