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Implicit Bias with Liz Belmonte

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_63_LizBelmonte_6-4-20_mixdownFINAL.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:07 — 19.3MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreLiz Belmonte, training supervisor at Cambridge Emergency Communications, discusses implicit bias, including how it can affect every step of an emergency police call, from the caller to the dispatcher to the responding police officer.      For Your Information:  Test your implicit...

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Protocol 36: Making The Most Of Your Limited EMS Resources During A Pandemic

During a pandemic, dispatch agencies need a robust triage tool when emergency services become stressed from high call loads, workforce degradation, and hospital saturation. This tool needs to be scalable at the local level so that it can escalated and de-escalated at the discretion of local EMS authorities. The purpose of Protocol 36 is to allow Emergency Medical Dispatchers to identify—at the point of call intake—those patients that are most likely COVID-19 symptomatic, and then triage them within a single dispatch protocol that allows the most efficient and effective use of...

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An Isolated Existence with Jennet Sullivan

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_62_JennetSullivan_05-05-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:00 — 20.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreJennet Sullivan, Accreditation and Compliance Coordinator for Cedar Park Police Department, discusses domestic violence and abuse by sharing her mother’s experience and outlining things emergency dispatchers should remember when taking these calls. For Your Information: The following are resources for victims of domestic...

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Handle with Care with Tina DeCola

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_61_TinaDeCola_04-21-20_mixdown2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:38 — 16.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreTina DeCola, Communications Specialist Supervisor for Las Vegas Fire and Rescue, discusses the call that got her interested in human trafficking, signs emergency dispatchers can look for to spot potential trafficking calls, and the perspectives of trafficking victims. For Your Information: If you would like to contact Tina...

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More Than a Pile of Data with Todd Stout

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_60_ToddStout_04-27-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:43 — 19.0MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreTodd Stout, president and founder of FirstWatch, discusses the role of FirstWatch in COVID-19 surveillance, lessons learned from the Ebola virus outbreak, and the importance of emergency dispatchers increasing their resilience. For Your Information: FirstWatch website: www.firstwatch.net/ Learn more about Health...

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