EMS, Emergency Medical Services, is the system consisting of First Responders and EMS professionals that respond to emergencies in our communities. This includes Police Departments, Fire Departments, and EMS Agencies (EMS, Ambulance Service, etc.).
This page will have information for the public and EMS professionals to use, including information for the EMT class.
Here are some EMS References and Resources
JHPC EMS-Instructor Course Blog - blog site for the JHPC EMS-Instructor course - class updates and scheduling info
JHPC EMS-Instructor Course Website - web site for the JHPC EMS-Instructor course - reference information and downloads
JHPC EMS Programs Website - main page for the EMT-B, EMT-I, and Paramedic Programs at JHPC
JHPC Website - Joint Hospital Planning Council - Bridgeport Hospital and St. Vincent's Medical Center
Southwest Region Website - Region 1 EMS office in CT.
CT OEMS Website - State of CT Office of Emergency Medical Services
National Association of EMTs - National Association that represents the interests of EMS at the National Level (not a union)
National Registry of EMTs - National certification agency - CT uses the NR test for certifying EMS providers.
American Heart Association - CPR, First Aid, AED, BLS for Healthcare Provider, ACLS, and PALS programs
Bridgeport Hospital Emergency Care Institute - provider of CPR, First Aid, AED, BLS for Healthcare Provider, ACLS, and PALS programs
12 Lead EKG Resources list
http://www.12leadecg.com/full/ - Practice EKGs, Review Cards, and more
A great review of 12 leads.
http://www.ecglibrary.com/ecghome.html - lots of EKGs to review and practice
http://urbanhealth.udmercy.edu/index.html - videos of 12 lead lectures
http://library.med.utah.edu/kw/ecg/ecg_outline/Lesson1/index.html - online 12 lead EKG class references
http://ems12lead.blogspot.com/ - scenarios and 12 leads to practice on. Great resource.
http://www.skillstat.com/ecg_sim_demo.html - 3 lead EKG practice