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All About Proposals for Change with Brett Patterson

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode74_BrettPatterson_10-19-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 28:09 — 25.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreBrett Patterson, Chair of the Medical Council of Standards for the IAED, discusses Proposals for Change (PFCs), a key part of the process of protocol evolution that keeps it as up-to-date as possible. He explains how PFCs came about, what makes a compelling proposal, and some common mistakes made when submitting one.  ...

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Raising Awareness of Rural Suicide Calls with Adrianne Miller

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode73_AdrianneMiller_09-22-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:44 — 19.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreAdrianne Miller, QA/QI and ETC instructor for Ford County 911 Communications, discusses dealing with suicide calls in rural areas, whether from the callers themselves or from people reporting the aftermath. She talks about her own personal experiences with these calls and the resources emergency dispatchers can use...

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Connect and Serve with Samantha Hawkins

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode72_SamanthaHawkins_09-21-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:54 — 31.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreSamantha Hawkins, communications officer with Cobb County 911 in Marietta, Georgia, discusses the role of customer service in emergency dispatch, bias in the dispatch center, and what it’s like to be a woman of color working in 911.  For Your Information:  Read Samantha’s essays: ...

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EIDS Tool: The Early Surveillance System for Widespread Transmission of Infectious Disease

EIDS Tool The early surveillance system for widespread transmission of infectious disease. In 2003 the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch® (IAED™) created the Severe Respiratory Infection (SRI) Tool in response to the SARS pandemic that year, when multiple cases were reported in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Then in 2009, an electronic version of the tool was developed for ProQA® dispatch software and deployed in multiple dispatch agencies during the 2009 H1N1 (swine flu) pandemic. This tool was later modified in response to the Ebola outbreak in 2014 and became what is known today...

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Giving the All-Clear with Janell Farr and Jenean Hansen

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode71_JanellFarrJeneanHansen_09-30-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:34 — 32.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreJanell Farr, president, and Jenean Hansen, head of programs and operations, discuss their nonprofit the All Clear Foundation, whose aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of first responders through resources like a peer-to-peer app, a mobile wellness tool, and a robust resource database.    For Your...

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