Ambient Carbon Monoxide Detectors

AMBULANCE JUMP BAG AMBIENT CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS You may be wondering: What is this thing on my jump bag? How do I know it’s working? What do I do if its alarms keep going off? This is your Ambient Carbon Monoxide Detector. It constantly checks the air around you...

Updates to VBEMS LifePak’s

Dear Fellow Members, This past week all VBEMS LifePak’s were serviced by our vendor, Physio-Control.  This included verification of all telemetry data and shock energies.  Various settings were changed, such as the default cycle time on NIBP (now 5 minutes) and the display order of Events.  New labels were affixed...

Only use authorized wireless access points with EMRs

As discussed in Elite training, only use CVB-EMERGENCY and CARE4U wireless access points with your EMR computer.  This mean you should not connect your EMR to: Your station’s private wifi Public wifi hotspots, such as restaurants or coffee shops Personal cellular hotspots The consequence of this means, you are able...

Elite EKG Update and Problems Sending 12-Leads

Dear Fellow Members, First, I know some of you experienced issues sending 12-leads to the hospital.  It probably looked fine in your truck and you were probably surprised when the charge nurse said they didn’t receive it.  I thought it was working fine as recently as last week.  Yeah....