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Reduce the Risk of Stroke

Often, individuals misdiagnose themselves after having a stroke and do not get the proper treatment due to the fact they do not visit a hospital. This can lead to severe permanent damage to a person’s brain. REMSA would like to remind people to be cautious with a potential stroke. Reduce the Risk of Stroke It […]

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REMSA To Host Free Bleeding Control Class for the Community with Kindred at Home

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) will host a free bleeding control class, Stop the Bleed, at Kindred at Home on Saturday, May 5 from 1-4 p.m. Open to the community, the Bleeding Control for the Injured (B-Con) course educates community members on how to perform immediate and basic lifesaving interventions prior to receiving […]

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REMSA Welcomes Maurice Herbst to the Position of Director of IT

Maurice joined REMSA in late February as the Director of Information Technology. In this role, he will lead the department of five and will oversee all continuity and optimization of REMSA’s information technology infrastructure for the entire organization and partner with the management team on process improvements and information technology solutions. Some key initiatives that […]

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REMSA Trains and Graduates 24 Paramedics

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) Center for Prehospital Education is pleased to announce that 24 students successfully completed the organization’s 14-month paramedic program. The program builds on the existing knowledge and skills of an emergency medical technician (EMT) or an advanced emergency medical technician (AEMT). To complete the program, students must master advanced […]

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REMSA Community Paramedics Extend Community Health Program Into the Workplace

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) announces that its Community Paramedics are part of a contract to assess and provide first aid and non-urgent treatment for on-the-job injuries in an ongoing effort to support access to the right level of healthcare. The program is offered through a partnership with Workplace Medical Services (WMS). “We […]

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Med-Trans Partners With Care Flight To Serve Parts of California, Nevada

Leading national air medical transport company Med-Trans Corporation and Care Flight, a medical flight service of the Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA), have partnered to provide helicopter medical service to large parts of Nevada and California. “Care Flight is thrilled to partner with Med-Trans to provide rotor-wing critical care transportation across the region,” said Dean […]

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Care Flight Announces Reaccreditation From International Accrediting Body

The Regional Emergency Medical Services Authority (REMSA) is pleased to announce that Care Flight, the organization’s critical care transport service has received re-accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS). The accreditation includes Care Flight’s rotor wing program, as well as its fixed wing and ground ambulance. “I am incredibly proud of […]

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REMSA Offers CPR Classes Throughout February In Recognition of National Heart Month

Cardiovascular disease, including heart disease and stroke, remains the leading global cause of death with more than 17.3 million deaths each year. REMSA is offering and participating in events throughout the month of February to raise awareness about heart health and to teach skills that could save a life in the event of sudden cardiac […]

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Hypothermia and Frostbite Safety Tips

During the cold winter months, hypothermia and frostbite are always possible, and need to be considered serious health threats – especially with senior citizens and small children. To protect yourself and loved ones, it is important to understand hypothermia and frostbite, and how to prevent them. Hypothermia and its main symptoms Hypothermia occurs when the […]

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Fifteen Care Flight Staff Earn “Wings” For Advanced Care Capabilities

In December, Care Flight awarded 20 of its critical care medical team members with recognition for advanced study, skills and achievements. They earned their “wings.” The ever-changing world of medicine has placed more and more requirements for training, skills and education on medical professionals, especially in critical care. Care Flight medical staff members must pass […]

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