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Buretrol Administration Sets

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, February 10

Hello All!

When Amiodarone first rolled out, the chase trucks were also supplied with Buretrol sets, to give you controlled, safe way of administering your amio drips. If you aren't familiar with the system, or just need a little refresher, the video below will be helpful for you.

https://youtu.be/hN9lN5OHScs

Thanks,
Cort
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4th Qtr Skills and IV Tech Classes

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, January 29

There will be an IV Tech class held on March 3rd at 1000.

There are several dates in February for ALS 4th Qtr Skills testing.

Information on both can be found under the training tab.... (Full Story)


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Making a Clean Kill

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, August 02

Your patient is a 56yo male complaining of weakness and light-headedness. He is fully alert with decent BP and a HR of around 120. You do a quick 3-lead and he has strange, wide-complex tachycardic rhythm. Electrical therapy isn't indicated. Maryland Protocol tells us to start treatment with adenosine and follow it up with amiodarone.

Watch the video below, from University of Maryland's own Dr. ... (Full Story)


 
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Cats, Rats, and Mats

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, July 29

At some point in your career, you may be called upon to quickly stop serious bleeding on an extremity where direct pressure isn't working. In all likelihood, somewhere on your ambulance or chase truck, you will have an approved commercial tourniquet at your disposal.

I want you take a moment and go find it. There are several different varieties available and in use. Familiarize yourself with it's ... (Full Story)


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New ALS & BLS Providers

Field Supervisor Cort Adams, July 13

Please take a moment to welcome and congratulate the following new hires:

Jayme Robinson - FT ALS

Robert Friedman - PT ALS
Ashley Hennemuth - PT ALS

Chip Steininger - FT BLS
Lauren Nicholson - FT BLS
Steven Muccioli - FT BLS

Megan Weeks - PT BLS
Kiah Wood - PT BLS
Zachary Barr - PT BLS
Melissa Thornton - PT BLS
Rodnie Matute - PT BLS
Josh Sagan - PT BLS

We are excited to have you join us. We ... (Full Story)


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