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10 Things You Need to Consider When It Comes to Your EMS Station

By Team Pulsara on Jan 18, 2021

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on EMS1.com. Special thanks to our guest author, Rachel Zoch, for EMS1 BrandFocus

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Be sure to include ample space for sleep, fitness and other critical activities whether you are making improvements or building a new facility

An EMS station needs to provide the comforts of home as well as the tools for work, from restful sleeping quarters to office space and equipment storage. Energy efficiency and safety should also be top of mind, whether you are making improvements to your current station or building a new facility.

To find out more about the elements needed for a modern station, EMS1 spoke with Austin-Travis County (Texas) EMS Chief Ernesto Rodriguez, who recently oversaw the design and construction of a new EMS station for his agency.

Topics: EMS Innovation 10 Things You Need To Know
9 min read

10 Things EMS Providers Need to Know About Telehealth

By Team Pulsara on Dec 29, 2020

EDITOR'S NOTE: This article originally appeared on EMS1.com. Special thanks to our guest author, Sarah Calams of EMS1 BrandFocus. 

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Telehealth applications can help expand the reach of out-of-hospital care to save more lives


In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare and EMS providers have found themselves relying on technology more than ever before.

Topics: EMS Telemedicine Technology Innovation 10 Things You Need To Know COVID-19 Telehealth
14 min read

10 Things You Need to Know to Increase Interagency Cooperation and Collaboration

By Team Pulsara on Dec 04, 2020

EDITOR'S NOTE:This article originally appeared on EMS1.com. Special thanks to our guest author, Michael Fraley of EMS1 BrandFocus. 

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It is probably safe to say that as long as humans have been sharing space with each other, there has always been some level of conflict. Struggles between coworkers can come from competition, innovation or a desire for improvement. Handled incorrectly, though, that conflict can also lead to inefficiencies, stagnation and harm to all parties involved.

Topics: EMS Connected Teams 10 Things You Need To Know
1 min read

10 Things You Need to Know to Save Lives [Download the Free eBook]

By Kinsie Clarkson on Aug 28, 2020

Every second counts in the prehospital environment. As we learn more about better ways to provide care, it’s important for EMS providers to stay informed about the latest skills and strategies for saving lives. Last week, EMS1 published an eBook compilation of articles that each detail ten things you need to know to saves lives.

In this free eBook, you’ll find four articles that each contain a list of ten things you need to know about a major care topic. Three cover different critical-care scenarios you’re likely to face in the field (cardiac arrest, major blood loss, and acute pain), and the fourth discusses best practices for handling patient handovers.

Topics: EMS Trauma ECMO Shock 10 Things You Need To Know
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10 Things EMS Providers Need to Know About Acute Pain Management

By Team Pulsara on Aug 02, 2019

EDITOR'S NOTE: Special thanks to our guest blogger this week, Dean Meenach, MSN, RN, CNL, CEN, CCRN, CPEN, EMT-P. **

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EMS providers must have a thorough understanding of pain assessment tools and options for acute pain management, especially with the recent focus on opioid abuse.

Appropriate management of acute pain is an integral part of prehospital patient care. Here are some important things for you to know to be an effective prehospital provider.

Topics: EMS 10 Things You Need To Know