National EMS Online Journal Club

The National EMS Online Journal Club is hosting online via Adobe Connect, the topic of
"Mental Disorder Symptoms Among Public Safety Personnel in Canada"
on October 2, 2017.

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PARAMEDICS ONLY!!

The Cardiopulmonary, Critical Care, Perioperative and Resuscitation (3CPR) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Travel Stipends encourage and support the efforts of EMS chiefs, educators and other non-physician EMS leadership and encourage them to participate in Resuscitation Science Symposium (ReSS) and AHA activities at Scientific Sessions. 

Apply for Travel Stipend to upcoming AHA Scientific Sessions in California.  Check out the application and eligibility criteria HERE

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RPPEO Presented at NAEMSP 2017 Conference

  • Simeon Mitchell

    Simeon Mitchell

  • Simeon Mitchell

    Simeon Mitchell

  • Ayesha Zia

    Ayesha Zia

  • Julie Sinclair & Michael Austin

    Julie Sinclair & Michael Austin

  • Dr. Christian Vaillancourt

    Dr. Christian Vaillancourt

It was another great showing of Canadian research at last month’s National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) conference in New Orleans, LA (January 24-26, 2017)!

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Dr. Mike Austin Appointment

AUSTINCongratulations to Dr. Mike Austin, Associate Medical Director, Research at the RPPEO, on his recent Clinical Investigator appointment in the Clinical Epidemiology Program of OHRI.  A former medic in Australia himself, Mike is a strong proponent of paramedic research and developing paramedic researchers.

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RPPEO Presented at NAEMSP 2016 Conference

  • Julie Sinclair

    Julie Sinclair

  • Jennifer Egan

    Jennifer Egan

Julie Sinclair, RPPEO coordinator and former paramedic, presented the results of “Hypoglycemic Patients Treated by Paramedics and the Prehospital Predictors of Admission” at this year’s NAEMSP Conference in San Diego, CA.

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RESEARCH 101

RESEARCH 101 – “Become more scientific about what we do!”

Research 101 is an entertaining and informative online video series, designed to encourage paramedics to get involved with research! Led by Dr. Baxter Larmon & David Page from the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA (David Page also writes a research column in JEMS) – you’ll learn the benefits of prehospital research and gain a better understanding of the process of research by using the 12 step plan on how to conduct a research study. Earn four (4) elective CME credits and click the link below to sign up for Research 101.

Research 101

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ROC Continuous Chest Compression (CCC) Study Results

ROC logo 75x25A big thank you to have the Ottawa Paramedic Service and all the paramedics for their significant involvement in this international study.  Check out the National Institute of Health recent Media Release describing the main results of the ROC CCC Study that was released Nov 9, 2015.

(NIH Media Release

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How Do You Know Which Health Care Effectiveness Research You Can Trust?

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Posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention June 25, 2015.

Stephen B. Soumerai, ScD; Douglas Starr, MS; Sumit R. Majumdar, MD, MPH
Suggested citation for this article: Soumerai SB, Starr D, Majumdar SR. How Do You Know Which Health Care Effectiveness Research You Can Trust? A Guide to Study Design for the Perplexed. Prev Chronic Dis 2015;12:150187. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd12.150187.

View the Article Here

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Optimizing Field Team Performance

1st Step Taken Towards Optimizing Field Team Performance – RPPEO TeamSTEPPS Education Improves Attitudes!

TeamSTEPPS®: Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety

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Evaluation of the Implementation of the Revised Paramedic Prompt Card for Acute Stroke Protocol in Eastern Ontario

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Kristy Smaggus

The Paramedic Prompt Card for Acute Stroke Protocol and the study “Evaluation of the Implementation of the Revised Paramedic Prompt Card for Acute Stroke Protocol” was presented by Kristy Smaggus, RPPEO Research Coordinator, in Vancouver at the Canadian Stroke Congress 2014, October 4th 2014.  Thank-you to all the paramedics, study champions and paramedic services for your participation with the study!

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