The GPHEC will be hosting an Global Council meeting this October 20, 2017 at the EMS World Expo. Make plans to join us in Las Vegas for this event.
If you are a Nationally Registered (NRP) or State Paramedic and in need of a refresher course to re-certify your State and/or National Registry Paramedic certification, we welcome you to our distance learning program.
The Paramedic Foundation and Paramedic Health Solutions announce the innovative, standards-based, Community Paramedicine National Curriculum and Career Pathway. The Community Paramedicine Curriculum introduces appropriately designated levels of certificate and degree programs; entry level through doctorate.
Emerging from a terror attack, Israeli Doctor, Dr. Ishay Benuri, a pediatric gastroenterologist and a volunteering EMS physician has recently developed a simple technique and technology that is expected to substantially improve intubation success rate.
CVS Health and Cigna have announced a new partnership, Cigna Health Works, which aims to seamlessly integrate Cigna health benefits with CVS Health pharmacy and clinic services, according to a recent press release.
Maine mandates e-prescription technology for opioids starting July 1, 2017. The move to e-prescriptions is part of the state’s attempt to reduce prescription theft and forgery, according to a guideline released by the state’s Department of Health and Human Services.
More American workers are choosing to use their sick days for mental health reasons and companies are starting to respond.
After becoming the first deaf EMT in Israel, Nechama Loebel has once again broken barriers for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community in Israel by instructing the first EMS course in sign language. Loebel, who recently graduated from both a Psychotrauma and Crisis Response course as well as an EMS instructors course, is certified to instruct basic CPR and EMS classes.
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An evolving model of community-based health care in which paramedics function outside their customary emergency response and transport roles in ways that facilitate more appropriate use of emergency care resources and/or
enhance access to primary care for medically underserved populations.
Emergency medical services are dedicated to providing out-of-hospital medical care, with transport to definitive care for patients. The goal of emergency medical services is to provide treatment on scene to those in need, arrange timely removal of the patient, and provide emergent care en route to the care destination.
The movement of patients from one healthcare facility to another health care facility. The inter-facility transport of patients between medical facilities is a fundamental component of the healthcare system to ensure continuity of care is provided by appropriately qualified
Critical Care Transport
The transport of a critically injured or ill patients by a ground or air ambulance, at a level of service beyond the scope of the EMT or Paramedic. Critical Care Transport is necessary when the required ongoing care must be furnished by one or more health professionals in an appropriate
Certification programs are used as basis for state and national licensure. Each state may require various certification requirements. A certificate program builds upon basic skills through improved techniques and learning. These programs help people quickly become health care professionals.
The implementation of high quality research is needed in order for intervention strategies to be considered an evidence-based practice. Evidence-based education can be defined as an instructional strategy, intervention, or teaching program that benefits by the current results of the high quality research.