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First 5 minutes program trains police to deliver lifesaving care
EMS World
Special weapons and tactics teams have long understood how important it is to have paramedics embedded in their teams, tactically trained and immediately available for any medical need. These tactical emergency medical service providers can readily address airway, breathing and circulation problems that create an urgency that transcends the response times of most staged civilian medical assistance units. While it is not practical for law enforcement agencies to employ paramedics to work in the field with officers, much can be done to train police officers to care for themselves.
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Lockheed Martin's simulation lab, training equipment revealed
WFTV-TV
U.S. Rep. John Mica recently toured Lockheed Martin's simulation lab and training equipment in Orlando, Fla. Mica also got an update on the new contract to build a simulation-based battle training system for the U.S. Army, creating dozens of new jobs. It's the first time in seven years that members of the media have been invited inside the facility. The purpose of the event was to announce a new $146 million high-tech computer simulated training program that's expected to create about 100 jobs locally.
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2 weeks after Boston bombings, Cherry Hill, Pa., police train for the worst
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Crouched behind a SWAT team member in heavy body armor and a bulletproof shield, Cherry Hill, Pa., Detective Sgt. Joseph Vitarelli searched beneath an EMS uniform to find and seal a chest wound, as a fellow officer provided covering fire a few yards away. The pool of blood beside him wasn't real, and the EMT Vitarelli was treating was a mannequin — but the situation is exactly what police need to prepare for, Cooper University Hospital staff, who ran the drill, told the two dozen officers who worked in the wind and rain to learn how to respond to active shooter and mass casualty scenarios.
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Pediatric emergency training comes to Grand Itasca, Minn.
The Grand Rapids Herald-Review
Trauma cases involving children are rare but results are more commonly tragic. According to the Minnesota State Ambulance Reporting (MNSTAR), less than 6 percent of all ambulance runs statewide in 2009 involved pediatric patients. Particularly in rural areas, where low population density usually means fewer EMS calls, providers see even fewer pediatric cases. It is especially difficult for emergency responders in rural areas to retain the necessary knowledge when practiced so infrequently. To address the knowledge and confidence gap for pediatric cases, Emergency Medical Services for Children Resource Center (EMSRC) in applied for and received a grant to bring simulation training to rural areas. Grand Itasca Clinic & Hospital in Grand Rapids, Minn., was selected as a host site for the pediatric trauma simulation training, which was held on April 25.
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Medical 'human patient simulators' in Dubai to the rescue
Gulf News
When it comes to recreating real-life medical emergency scenarios without risking patient safety, the only simulation center in Dubai seems to be up to the challenge. The six life-sized interactive human patient simulators or mannequins at the Khalaf Al Habtoor Medical Simulation Center at Dubai Healthcare City can blink, suffocate, choke and show symptoms of chest pain depending on the scenario being created. In a clinical setting, these high-fidelity patient simulators — man, woman and baby — help health professionals, up to 12 in a group, learn how to handle an emergency, communicate with patients and work as a team — hands-on. The center has since its opening in November 2012 trained more than 200 medical professionals.
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