Teenage Drivers Deserve Special Attention (even if they don’t want it)

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Anyone who is or has been the parent of teenagers knows the eye roll. Often called “dissing” in the vernacular, eye rolling is the frequent response from

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Elderly Outreach – An Essential Part of EMS Week

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Nationwide, seniors are one of the largest consumers of emergency and prehospital healthcare. Almost 16 million Americans aged 65 and older visited a hospital emergency room

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Remember the Fallen – Establish Your Own EMS Honor Guard

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]An EMS honor guard can appropriately represent your EMS service in honoring deceased members, not only during EMS Week but throughout the year. Here are some tips

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Appeal to Reporters – What’s Your Story?

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Why is it that the TV cameras show up on the most gruesome wrecks, but when you try to get them to cover your EMS Week

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Reach out to Patients With Limited English Proficiency

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] As you plan your EMS Week activities, remember that effective communication with patients and their families in your community may mean developing written materials in languages

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EMS Placemats for Kids (And Adults Read Them Too)

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Parkland Ambulance Care, Ltd. in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, has come up with an effective and inexpensive way to distribute life-saving information thanks to the old adage,

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Use Your Brain to Cook Up Some EMS Week Fun

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Looking for finger foods for your open house? There’s no better way to interest older kids and teenagers in EMS than to gross them out. With gelatin

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Ever See a Traumasaurus? EMS Mascots Make a Big Impression

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] EMS Mascots Make a Big Impression Bears! Dogs! Dinosaurs! Oh my! EMS mascots are everywhere, bringing cheer and friendly faces to what can be a scary

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EMS Week Planning: Set Easy-to-Remember Milestones

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Set Easy-to-Remember Milestones January New Year’s Resolution Start the new year by resolving to celebrate EMS Week in style. Instead of waiting until the last minute,¬†convene

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Tips on Hosting a Successful Open House

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]One of the best ways to invite the public to learn about your EMS agency is by hosting an open house. Children, adults and seniors are curious

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