Tag Archives: Law Enforcement

RescueDigest Resources: Spinal Stabilization

Christopher Miller Spinal Immobilization

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services. What have we been doing all these years? Spinal injuries cause an estimated 6,000 deaths and 5,000 new cases of quadriplegia each year. It’s no wonder that EMS providers have been taught, “Better to board them all than miss a single injury.” But universal spinal immobilization has its ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Patient Care Hand-Off

ED Nurse

A critical safety and quality problem in the United States, patient care hand-off has been described as “The Bermuda Triangle of Healthcare”. Miscommunication is so common that it’s been found that ED staff members remember less than half of the information that EMS relays during verbal reports.

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Hey Educator, You’ve Changed!

So if you’re new educator, don’t try and steamroll over the senior people because they don’t already know all about student centered social mobile online whatchamacallit. And for senior educators and staff in police, fire, and EMS, please continue to bring your knowledge and experience into the classroom, even if you have to stretch a little to do it in new and unfamiliar ways.

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Academic Education and Technology

Teachers Love Technology

While we speak of education at RescueDigest most times we’re talking about training and education in leadership or operational issues. Floating somewhere in on and around those issues though is the purely academic aspect of education.

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RescueDigest On The Road – Conferences & Gatherings 2013 (So Far)

  RescueDigest is dedicated to finding and sharing Best Practices across all branches of Emergency Services. Our staff travels all over North America delivering Operational, Educational and Clinical Programs and Keynote Presentations for Police, Fire, EMS, Rescue personnel. If you’re going to be at a conference where we’re presenting, hit us up and say hello. There’s nothing better than getting ...

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Leadership is "Hey Everybody, Tell Me We Can’t Do This."

RomDuck Rope Rescue

Back at the station over a hot cup of coffee there will be plenty of time to bounce around ideas of woulda, shoulda, coulda. but on an emergency scene, while it’s okay to ask for help, make sure you do it the right way. Then make your decision, – one of my favorite captains would say “make it so!”

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