Tag: training

Emergency Services

The Influence of Fire Department Training   

November 10, 2016

Via: FirstArriving

Merriam-Webster dictionary online defines training as “a process by which someone is taught the skills that are needed for an art, profession, or job”. (Encyclopedia Britannica Company, 2014)  Training in emergency services is just that…and then some. At its basic […]

Emergency Services, Health & Insurance

Better Training, Tourniquets And Techniques Since 9/11 Are Saving Lives

September 12, 2016

Via: Kaiser Health News

Across the country, a public safety campaign is underway to teach both first responders, such as police officers, and average citizens how to stop trauma victims from bleeding to death. United under the banner of a White House-led public safety […]

Health & Insurance

Teaching In-Home Caregivers Seems To Pay Off

August 12, 2016

Via: Kaiser Health News

Low-income Californians who are elderly and disabled were less likely to go to the emergency room or be hospitalized after their in-home caregivers participated in an intensive training program, according to a report. Under a pilot program, nearly 6,000 aides […]

Emergency Services

Compensation for EMS Training

August 5, 2016

Via: FirstArriving

Today’s burning question: Do fire departments/EMS organizations have to pay personnel for the time spent attending training for EMT and paramedic while off-duty? Answer: There are several important issues that have to be addressed to fully answer the question, including […]