Northern California EMS
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in emergency medical services
in partnership with our community.
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Honoring Jeremiah Glass
Jeremiah Glass is being honored for his dedication to excellent patient care, compassion, public and professional service.
Active Shooter / Code Silver - Healthcare Focused Training Video
This brief video (approximately 9 minutes) is intended to give you a general overview of how to respond to situations involving a person with a weapon, or with hostages, or an active shooter.
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Chili in Kara's Korner
This can be made in a crock pot and hot and ready when you come in from chopping wood…
Plumas County Public Health FREE Flu Vaccination Drive Through Clinics
The Plumas County Public Health Agency announced today its seasonal influenza drive-thru vaccination clinic schedule for the upcoming flu season. There will be plenty of vaccine available for Plumas County residents. Clinics will begin October 21, 2013.
Ladder Safety in Kara's Korner
Fall is my favorite time of year and I’m loving this fall weather. Fall is also the time when people climb ladders, cleaning gutters, hanging decorations, trimming trees…
Downriver Volunteer Fire Company Swift Water Awareness Training
Redwoods and Rivers Rafting Company in conjunction with the Downriver Volunteer Fire Company held a Swift Water Awareness class on Saturday September 14 in Del Loma. Members from Downriver VFC, ENLOE Hospital, Weaverville VFD, Hyampom VFD, Coffee Creek FVD and Blue Lake VFD attended the day long class. View the photo gallery!
Training Opportunities for Region III at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston Alabama
Hospital Emergency Response Training for Mass Casualty Incidents (HERT) is a course designed to provide medical operation guidance to hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), healthcare facility personnel, and others who may become involved in a mass casualty incident (MCI). Available February 2014.
Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO)
The Emergency Medical Operations for CBRNE Incidents (EMO) is a course that prepares responders to effectively respond to a CBRNE or Mass Casualty Incident (MCI). The EMO course provides classroom lectures, extensive hands-on training, and culminates with a hands-on practical exercise (ICE) that allows responders to implement the emergency response knowledge and skills learned during the course. Available February 2014.
Healthcare Leadership for All-Hazards Incidents (HCL)
Healthcare Leadership for All-Hazards Incidents (HCL) is a course which exposes healthcare professionals to the dynamics involved in the decision making processes during an all-hazards disaster involving mass casualties. Available February 2014.
2013 California EMS Awards
Brave. Dedicated. Willing. Reliable. These words describe the 78,000 licensed or certified EMS providers in California. They demonstrate these qualities every day by coming to the aid of others when they are most in need and working to ensure that the EMS system operates well.
Southern Trinity Area Rescue Safety Brief
Southern Trinity Area Rescue hosted Rope Rescue training held on 6/8/2013. Agencies involved were STAR, STVFD, KZVFD, USFS, and Southern Humboldt Technical Rescue. Southern Humboldt Technical Rescue instructed the rescue training session. View the photo gallery!
TECC Principles for Medical Response to Explosive Events
The Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care has released a paper covering the tactical emergency casualty care principles for medical response to explosive events.
Updated Trinity County Life Support 2013 Training Schedule
The updated (4/8/2013) Trinity County Life Support's 2013 Training Schedule is now available.
Recipe - Peanut Sauce in Kara's Korner
I got this recipe from Chico’s Saturday morning Farmer’s Market and used it on some stir fry veggies. You just have to try it!
EMS at a Quality Crossroads
The live webcast
"EMS at a Quality Crossroads"
introduces the idea of continuous quality improvement (CQI). It is available online for your use in providing ideas for quality improvement.
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Nor-Cal EMS Trivia Tidbits
Did You Know?
- Every day in the United States nearly 82 people die as a result of unintentional poisoning.
- Every day approximately 1,950 people are treated in emergency departments.
- In 2008, poison control centers received 2.5 million human poisoning exposure cases.
- Between 1999 and 2007 unintentional poisoning deaths increased by 145%.
- Click HERE
to download handout for Spring Poison Prevention Pointers.
Click HERE for the Trivia Tidbits archives.
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