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BLS Renewal: Key Facts and Must-Know Information

NHCPS Save a Life

In the emergency medical care sector, Basic Life Support (BLS) stands as a critical cornerstone. From the well-practiced hands of healthcare providers and first responders to the caring touch of good Samaritans, BLS represents […] The post BLS Renewal: Key Facts and Must-Know Information appeared first on SaveaLife.com.

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"I Need a Medic!"

Chicago EMT Training

A quick breakdown on the differences between an EMT-B(asic) and an EMT-P(aramedic) Basic Life Support (BLS) vs Advanced Life Support (ALS) So there it is. Most of the 911 calls are BLS rather than ALS. It's encouraging to hear that there is still interest in becoming first responders! Don't get me wrong, an EMT-Bs can do A LOT.

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Passing ‘Fast’ for ‘Appropriate’ Responses

High Performance EMS

With expected delays beyond that time limit, it may be acceptable to dispatch a BLS unit to begin care while still allowing the ALS resource to join the response from a longer distance. A Bravo request could be most efficiently served in a BLS capacity with longer response times before it would be deemed late.

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Episode 107: Cardiac and Non-Cardiac Chest Pain with Dr. Mike Berkenbush

The Overrun Podcast

BLS providers are expected to know more and do more in the evolving healthcare landscape. They explore the tendency to over-triage chest pain cases and the need for a more nuanced approach. Knowing the receiving facility and building relationships with the staff can improve patient outcomes.

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Who has the Baby!?

EMS 20/20

In today's VERY strange episode, two BLS responders care for a sick baby, make a last minute switch on who is doing what, while the patient's mother seems to lose faith. In today's VERY strange episode, two BLS responders care for a sick baby, make a last minute switch on who is doing what, while the patient's mother seems to lose faith.

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Breaking Blood Vessels

EMS 20/20

In this BLS focused episode, what you get is quintessential EMS 20/20. In this BLS focused episode, what you get is quintessential EMS 20/20. Multiple treatment options, CVA symptoms with hypotension, complicated crew dynamics, agency culture issues, and Chris ranting about kits.

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The Fallout of Fallot

EMS 20/20

The guys follow a BLS crew that responds to the call no one ever wants to respond to. The guys follow a BLS crew that responds to the call no one ever wants to respond to. The title is not the give away you think it is! WARNING: This episode contains sensitive subject matter.) The title is not the give away you think it is!

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