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World EMS Expo, Nashville, TN

One of the core values from our mission statement at Vital Education and Supply, Inc. reads: VES believes that the commitment to frequent and repetitive life-saving training strengthens the community and work force. The follow up statement reads: VES believes that the above statement cannot be true without continuous research, observance and improvement of medical […]

Emergency Tourniquets and the Lay-Rescuer

“Complete abstinence is easier than perfect moderation.” This sage quote by ancient author, Saint Augustine, perfectly describes the mind-set of the American Heart Association’s guidelines for lay-rescuer tourniquet use in the last 10 years. Now, the 2010 guidelines are allowing tourniquet use to be part of the curriculum once more, in moderation, of course! Documented […]

Grant Writing Help for AED units and ALS monitors

I’m a little late getting to my EMS Responder magazine from June 2010, but inside I found some wonderful information on Grant Writing. How many times do you try for them and find that your grant applications are getting denied? Whether you are looking for grant money for AED units or ALS monitors, or other […]