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Learn How You Can Stop The Dying

Bystanders are the critical link to survival in a traumatic hemorrhage event. Whether it’s a home injury, a work injury, a motor vehicle accident, or an active assailant, stopping the life-threatening bleeding immediately is the difference between life and death. Let us show you WHY you are the critical link to survival and HOW you can stop the dying.

Learning these skills to stop a bleed are as simple as contacting Northwest EMS. Our Education Coordinator Jen Fischer (jfischer@nwems86.org) can register ...

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Northwest EMS Academy Graduates Their First Class Of EMT Students

In January, 2021, Northwest EMS began offering EMT classes as part of our newly credentialed EMS Academy. The first students enrolled did so as part of a pilot program with Elizabethtown High School. Under the direction of Northwest EMS Paramedic, Ryan Runkel, students received classroom education, practical skills training, and ambulance ride-along opportunities. By June, 2021, all students were ready to sit for National Registry and PA Department of Health EMT testing. To date, all students who have completed testing ...

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National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) Slated To Honor Paramedic Douglas Zima

Northwest EMS has been advised that the National EMS Memorial Service (NEMSMS) will be honoring Paramedic Douglas Zima at this year’s memorial observances in Washington, DC on July 24th.

This year’s Memorial Service will pay tribute to over 100 EMS providers who died in the line of duty, in what will be the largest EMS Memorial the foundation has performed to date. The Memorial Service will include numerous historical honorees, as well as a number of EMS provider tragically lost as ...

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