Stop the Bleed kits donated to MCCNO

This press release was also published by EMS World, and something similar was posted on the MCCNO website. ~~~~~ Inspired by a recent trip to New Orleans for EMS World Expo, Rescue Essentials has donated 10 small Bleeding Control Kits to the New Orleans EMS Foundation for distribution across the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (MCCNO).  The donation is valued at over $1200. MCCNO … Continue reading Stop the Bleed kits donated to MCCNO

IHI National Forum 2016

I consider the IHI National Forum one of the best conferences in the country, and as usual this year’s forum exceeded my expectations. I live tweeted every session I attended and this post serves as a summary of those resources presented during the presentations.  You can see the entire Twitter summary curated by Symplur here, and my summary of the 2015 forum here. EMS Note: There was one … Continue reading IHI National Forum 2016

NOEMS Active Shooter Kits

This press release was featured on EMS World, JEMS, and EMS1.  It was also later picked up by Fox 8 News in New Orleans for a video feature. ~~~~~~ NEW ORLEANS, LA: The New Orleans Emergency Medical Services Foundation (The Foundation) donated six active shooter kits to New Orleans Emergency Medical Services (NOEMS) after receiving a grant from Hermes Beyond the Parade (Hermes BTP).  The … Continue reading NOEMS Active Shooter Kits

Concealed Carry in Kansas: Experts Respond

A Kansas law, which became effective on July 1, 2016, makes it legal for firefighters and EMS personnel to have a concealed carry weapon while on duty. The only exception is for school zones or private buildings specifically marked or designated as ‘gun free.’ Public employers, such as city and county governments, cannot prohibit their employees from carrying on duty. We asked EMS1 columnists to react … Continue reading Concealed Carry in Kansas: Experts Respond