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Dear EMS1 Subscriber,
We apologize for the confusion, but some of our subscribers may have received the incorrect member newsletter today. 
We are resending the Nov. 14, 2016 member newsletter to all of our members to ensure you have the latest news and expert content. 
— EMS1 Team
 
TOP NEWS
Texas community rallies behind EMT battling brain cancer
Concern for bleeding victims leads Pa. police to shoot gunman
 
France marks 1 year since Paris terror attacks
Community paramedics offer guidance to mental health patients:Paramedics work with mental health patients by identifying problems, intervening and de-escalating situations
Texas dispatchers discuss challenges, rewards of career: One dispatcher said that a public safety job like dispatching can be taxing and that no work shift ever is like the one before
AHA: Frequent simulation training may improve CPR: The study examined whether CPR proficiency could be improved with low dose and high frequency simulations in hospitals
Man arrested for pointing gun at Okla. paramedic
Stolen Pa. fire dept. ambulance found
Fla. first responders honored for heroic actions
Good Samaritan killed, 2 hurt helping stranded drivers
Body cam videos show chaos at Pulse nightclub after shooting
4 hospitalized in Philly flash mob attacks
Taylor Titanâ„¢ Soft Stretcher
 
The Taylor Titanâ„¢ is the product no service can do without. The Titanâ„¢ Soft Stretcher is essential to keep patients and rescuers safe as they navigate challenges faced daily.
 
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Replace your Backboards with a WauK® Board
 
Choose the dolly-like function of the WauK® board to roll your patient into small elevators.
 
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EMS EDUCATION
 
8 habits for NREMT exam success
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Columnist
These habits have helped hundreds of EMT and paramedic students pass the NREMT cognitive exam on their first attempt.
Ace the test 
HEALTH & WELLNESS
 
Severely obese firefighters: What the data says
By Walker S.C. Poston, et al., EMS1 Contributors
When researchers studied severely obese firefighters and its effect on their health and safety, the results were alarming.
What to do 
 
EMS MANAGEMENT
 
7 steps to better morale in your EMS agency
By Rom Duckworth, EMS1 Columnist
Apply leadership actions consistently and regularly to improve the morale in your EMS agency.
Positive work spaces 
UNIFORM STORIES
 
Top 9 lies everyone new to EMS should ignore
By Michael Morse, EMS1 Columnist
Don't believe everything you hear about the profession before starting your career.
What to expect 
REMEMBER 2 THINGS
 
Identifying EMS PTSD
 
Steve Whitehead discusses a couple points for EMS providers to keep in mind that are dealing with on-the-job stress, burnout or PTSD.
Watch the video 
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NC EMS agency: 'Welcome to our house'
How to effectively use naloxone in an EMS system
 
881Calif. county provides body armor for EMS personnel, firefighters
7603 reasons to use ketamine for prehospital analgesia
194What if President Trump made EMS a priority?
158FDNY EMS complete Mannequin Challenge
118Miss. girls raise funds for first responders with lemonade stand
 
 
 
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Back by popular demand! 
Deadline to Enter:
November 21, 2016
 
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