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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

Documentation (Patient Care Reports)

PCR Example.pdf, PCR Handout.docx

Helpful websites

  • Easy Auscultation with heart & lung sounds
  • Practical Clinical Skills with breath sounds reference guide

International Trauma Life Support

ITLS Survey.odt

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

ITLS Instructor Manual.pdf

Reference sheets

Taking Care of Yourself

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.

Substance Abuse Among Firefighters
Information provided by The Recovery Village, an organization dedicated to providing assistance to those with substance abuse issues and co-occurring disorders. This link is provided for information purposes; it is not an endorsement of The Recovery Village or its affiliates.