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CPR and AED Awareness Week

June 3rd, 2014

We are taking our classroom to the street to teach people the life saving steps of Hands Only CPR.  Join us during National CPR and AED Week at one of our community partners and learn the steps of CPR.  Your hands can save a life.   Tweet This Post

2014 Running Red for Heart – Part 1

December 23rd, 2013

It’s Back…Running Red for Heart 5K is back and is now part one in a series of two runs offered by REMSA throughout the year that benefit the American Heart Association.  This years run will include a Health Expo during packet pick-up on Friday night from 3:00 to 7:00 PM in the Scheels training rooms. […]

Protect Yourself from the Heat

July 3rd, 2013

    As we continue to break records for high temperatures in Northern Nevada it is imperative to think about how to keep yourself and your family safe this holiday weekend.  Here are a few tips to help you beat the heat. Dress for the heat. Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing. Light colors will reflect away some of […]

Camping Safety

June 25th, 2013

Camping in the great outdoors is invigorating, refreshing, relaxing, peaceful and at times…dangerous.  As we start to venture out into the great outdoors it’s a good time to start thinking about the steps to take to camping safely and enjoying a night under the stars.  Here are 19 tips to get a safe start to […]

Running Red for Heart

December 19th, 2012

Race Results are In:  Visit our Special Race Results Facebook Tab Guys and Girls…come out and support women in the fight against heart disease and stroke by running in your favorite red dress, tutu, or other red running gear in the first annual Running Red for Heart 5K. The run will start at Scheels and all […]

UNR Athletics and REMSA Partner for Coaches Sports Injury Clinics

August 29th, 2012

UNR Sports Medicine Athletic Trainers and REMSA Educators are teaming up to provide youth coaches, athletes, and their parents with an introduction to preventing common sports injuries and how to treat them to reduce further complications. More than 38 million children and adolescents participate in sports each year in the United States and of those nearly […]

September CE Course: SIDS Awareness

August 29th, 2012

Responding to any call with a child can be incredibly difficult, but calls involving infant deaths are especially challenging for all responding agencies. The final outcome of the call depends on critical factors including scene management and preservation, documentation, and of course treatment, from a full-range of providers including EMS, law enforcement, coroner’s investigators, Children’s […]

Beyond the Guidelines II

August 29th, 2012

Join the American Heart Association’s Northern Nevada Area Working Group for the second annual Beyond the Guideline Forum. This years forum will feature speakers discussing The Science of BLS, Therapeutic Hypothermia, Stroke, Capnography, and STEMI Case Presentations. This class is free to all AHA Instructors, Training Center Faculty, Training Center Coordinators, and Regional Faculty. Vendors […]

Treating patients with suspected RVI

August 23rd, 2012

Currently, the REMSA protocol for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) reads: For patients with evidence of an inferior wall MI as indicated on their 12 lead ECG (ST elevations in II, III and AVF), consider risks of NTG-related pre-load reduction and hypotension in patients with right ventricular injury. This statement is designed to allow the clinician […]

Autism Awareness Training for Nevada Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs, Police Officers and other First Responders

August 20th, 2012 is aiming to teach all first responders—be they firefighters, EMTs, paramedics, police officers or emergency room personnel—how to effectively interact with individuals with autism. The non-profit organization offers training which gives providers the tools needed to effectively communicate with autistic individuals, as well as help reduce or eliminate dangerous behaviors. The training includes a […]