EMS Educators

The National Association of EMS Educators is the best Instructor program that I have ever attended. Dr. Chris Nollette is a great leader and the President of NAEMSE.

Star of Life

The Star of Life has been an EMS symbol for years. Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians have identified with the blue star as part of their heritage.

American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has been an advocate promoting healthy hearts for over 50 years. Their efforts to prevent heart disease and educate the general public has saved millions of lives.

Lidocaine Medication


Lidocaine is fast becoming obsolete as a first line medication for the Ventricular Fibrillation Algorithm. The American Heart Association has advocated for the utilization of the anti-arrhythmic medication known as Amiodarone. While many EMS services are using the new medication, there are many others who are sticking with the dosage of lidocaine.

Do not let the statistics sway your decision to utilize the V-Fib protocol to the fullest extinct. However, you should be aware of the status of your patient as well. You must use defibrillation in addition to Lidocaine to help decrease the fibrillation threshold. Lidocaine has been at the forefront for many years and Lidocaine will continue to be my selection.

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