Month: April 2020

05/07/2020: Webinar Series: Become unstoppable! How we can use the struggle of social isolation to our advantage

FREE Webinar Series:  Become unstoppable! How we can use the struggle of social isolation to our advantage. May 7 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST Register Now Description:  How do you feel about the changes occurring in your life due to COVID-19? Want to know what you can do to turn fear into growth?  …

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NREMT and Pearson VUE Release COVID-19 EMT Exam Tool

With required social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak affecting most business operations, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) and Pearson VUE – the cognitive exam vendor that delivers EMR, EMT, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic – have developed a tool to allow candidates to search for upcoming testing appointment availability at all locations nationwide. …

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Tips Regarding Calling 911 for Emergencies During the COVID-19 Outbreak

It is important to know what to do in a medical emergency—it can save a life. One of the first questions to ask is whether the situation you are dealing with is truly an emergency that requires a visit to the emergency department. Here are some warning signs of a medical emergency: Bleeding that will …

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04/23/2020: Webinar Series: Hemodynamics, Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion in Critical Care

FREE Webcast for Healthcare Providers Hemodynamics, Oxygenation and Tissue Perfusion in Critical Care April 23 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST Register Now Description: Maintenance or prompt restoration of an oxygen supply sufficient to facilitate adequate cellular metabolism is fundamental in maintaining organ function. This is particularly relevant when metabolic needs change markedly, for …

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04/16/2020: Webinar Series: Caring for the Caregiver: The Missing Link

April 16 from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST Registration Link Guest:  Tom Greenhalgh, Jr., LICSW, NRP   Description:  Most education focuses on the “operations” of an emergency such as high-quality CPR. But the “human” side of these responses is often missed. The speaker will explore the potential impact of these responses and offer ways of …

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CPR Certification Guidance for Colleges and Universities during COVID-19

Each year Code One sees hundreds of healthcare students for BLS Provider (CPR) training as they prepare for entry into their clinical semesters. We additionally provide recertification training for senior students nearing graduation who need to renew their CPR certifications. With the COVID-19 pandemic leaving colleges and universities closed nationwide, healthcare students are experiencing difficulty maintaining …

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Connecticut EMT Certification Reinstatement

If your Connecticut EMT certification has recently expired, you may be eligible for a simple reinstatement to get EMT recertification for an additional two year period. Connecticut OEMS requires certifications be expired for less than two years for EMTs to get reinstatement. You can look up your certification on the Connecticut eLicense website to determine …

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UPDATE: AHA Recommendations during COVID-19 Pandemic

Today the American Heart Association (AHA) released additional guidance for certification expiration dates for employers to take under consideration. We reported the original guidance last week on our blog. The new recommendation is for employers to extend all Provider certifications (Heartsaver, BLS, ACLS, and PALS) by 120 days. Providers who were expiring in March 2020 …

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