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Cardiac Survival for First Responders
First responders are dying from heart attacks! This 16 minute video centers around interviews with 3 first responders who suffered a heart attack and delayed treatment for various reasons.

Medical Scenarios
A collection of various medical scenarios are listed here.

Scorched Skin - Prehospital Burn Management

Shift Work Sleep Disorder
According to a study by the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC), chronic sleep deprivation is a serious health issue for firefighters and fatigue may be responsible for the disproportionately higher fireground injury rates that researchers found during the early morning hours. The team at has created a guide focused on shift work and sleep to help combat this problem.

Documentation (Patient Care Reports)

PCR Example.pdf, PCR Handout.docx

Helpful websites

International Trauma Life Support

ITLS Survey.odt

Advanced pre-test and answers
Basic pre-test and answers

ITLS Instructor Manual.pdf

Reference sheets