EMS Update - March/April 2016

March/April 2016
Fighting Fatigue in EMS
Leaders of a new NHTSA-funded effort are seeking input from the EMS community to help develop evidence-based guidelines for combating the impact of fatigue on EMS provider and patient safety.
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NEMSAC Asked to Address EMS Response to Opioid Overdoses
NaxoloneFederal officials recently asked the National EMS Advisory Council to provide advice on the use of naloxone, which is not currently in the national scope of practice model for emergency medical responders (EMRs) or EMTs. Read More
Celebrate the EMS Community During EMS Week 2016

EMS Strong

Learn more about EMS Week, National 911 Education Month and the innovative ways organizations across the country honor the professionals who answer the call to care. Read More
EMS’s Role in the Effort to End Human Trafficking
Blue CampaignThe Department of Homeland Security’s Blue Campaign joined the Office of EMS to discuss the critical role EMS personnel play in recognizing human trafficking victims. Read More

EMS Past, Present and Future: Writing the Next Agenda

Join NHTSA’s Office of EMS and authors of the 1996 EMS Agenda for the Future in a discussion of what lies ahead for EMS. The free webinar will kick off by looking back at some of the profession’s most significant accomplishments over the last two decades, followed by a conversation about how the industry can evolve over the next 30 years.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how associations, agencies and individuals can provide input in the planning process for the 2017 anticipated revision of the Agenda for the Future.

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In This Issue
Fighting Fatigue in EMS
NEMSAC to Address Opioid Overdoses
Celebrate EMS Week
EMS’s Role to End Human Trafficking

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