News and Articles

Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Protect Yourself from the Heat

Wednesday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, 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 […]

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

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Prevent-Educate.org 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 […]

Which CPR class is right for me?

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Choosing a CPR class should be easy…get online and register!  But what happens after you get online?  You are presented with a list of different CPR classes and options.  Healthcare Provider, Heartsaver, Online, etc.  How do you know which one to choose? It starts with knowing why you are taking the class.  Is it for […]

2012 Paramedic Program

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

January 2012 Paramedic Program Set to Begin January 24th

Using an AED on Infants – New AHA Guidelines

Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

According to the 2010 Guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care, the use of an AED in infant patients is now a class IIb recommendation

Learn CPR at Aces Stadium

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

REMSA and Reno Aces partner to offer free CPR Awareness classes to the community during National CPR and AED Awareness week.