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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Medical training for law enforcement

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A motor vehicle collision (MVC) on a snowy rural highway or a remote farm accident.  A hostile scene, unsafe for ambulance personnel to enter.  A violent and out-of-control individual who may be sick, intoxicated, or in autistic crisis.  A call … Continue reading

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EMS dispatcher helps 9-year-old 911 caller get emergency care for his baby sister

Hennepin EMS Dispatcher Tom Polzin and Minneapolis 911 Operator Lori Patrick will be joining 9-year-old Rodrigo Sanchez Sosa of Minneapolis in receiving the “Local 9-1-1 Heroes Award” from the National 911 for Kids Program; in conjunction with the Association of … Continue reading

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HCMC NETWORK FEATURE: Innovative HCMC/Ridgewater program trains paramedics for rural and metro Minnesota

Where do paramedic students get to train in the busiest Emergency Department in Minnesota, in a nationally renowned Burn Center, in Level I Trauma Center operating rooms, and diverse clinical departments in both metro and greater Minnesota medical centers (Photos 1-3)?  Where do they train … Continue reading

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The Hennepin EMS Generals Hockey Team will be playing this Saturday, March 3, in the Cystic Fibrosis – Checking for Cystic Fibrosis Public Safety Hockey Tournament.  This is the 3rd year of the tournament that was started by a former … Continue reading

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Autoinjectors offer a way to treat prolonged seizures

HCMC EMS participates in NIH study that finds method safe, effective for pre-hospital use Delivering drugs into muscle using an autoinjector, akin to the EpiPen (used to treat serious allergic reactions), is faster and may be a more effective way to stop statusepilepticus (a … Continue reading

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Actor Warren Bowles thanks paramedics for care after onstage cardiac arrest

September 16, 2011 was opening night for “Neighbors,” a satirical play at the Mixed Blood Theater, where actor Warren Bowles portrayed the character of “Mammy.”  In one of the play’s final scenes, Bowles experienced a cardiac arrest and collapsed during … Continue reading

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