Pro EMS Summer 2019

Features

A History of FDNY Second Chances
With Matthew Pintchik, Lieutenant Joan Hillgardner, Lieutenant Joseph Daly, Chief Carl Tramontana, Paramedic Kenneth Honig and EMT Marso Sully

Capnography: EMS’ Friend
By Dr. Nikolaos A. Alexandrou

Encountering Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
By Director Tracey Downing, Lieutenant Joan Hillgardner and Training Advisor Ermira Uldedaj

Proud to be a Dinosaur
With Lieutenant Roy David, EMT Mary Vanicky and Paramedic Winsley Julien

Columns

SAFETY FIRST
Situational Awareness: Your Safety Depends on It
By Lieutenant Robert J. Carlo and Lieutenant Yonatan Klein

CALL REVIEW
Presentations to On-Line Medical Control (Telemetry)
By Paramedic Keith Ahrens and Dr. Nikolaos A. Alexandrou

STEP BY STEP
De-escalation of Violence–A Guide for EMS
By Captain Farooq H. Muhammad and Lieutenant Stephen Rogers

EMS LEADER
Standing Up to Lead
By Chief Lillian Bonsignore, Chief of EMS Operations

ONE ON ONE
Before and After
By Chief of Staff Elizabeth Cascio

PUBLIC MATTERS
Podcasting and Public Safety, A New Tool for FDNY
By EMT Sarah McShane and Director Fabricio Caro

HISTORY
The Department of Public Charities and Corrections, 1869-1898
By Chief James P. Martin (retired)

SOMETHING TO CONSIDER
Time Waits for No One
By Lieutenant James “John” McGuire

Q’s & A’s
Paramedic Jacqueline J. Benel Discusses Actions Honored by Christopher J. Prescott Medal
By Lieutenant Brendan Ryan

Spotlights

Autism Awareness
Toxidromes
What is Shock?
Securing Equipment

Departments

PHOTO REPORTER
STATS
AS SEEN ON SOCIAL
FOCAL POINT
THE 10-12
10-62K
PUBLISHER’S NOTE
IN MEMORIAM

Special Sections

EMS WEEK
SECOND CHANCES