Look How Far We've Come

Look How Far We've Come

<p><strong>Matthew Streger</strong></p>

<p>Over the past 40 years, the field of EMS has made some dramatic strides, especially in the quality of medical care we provide. But a deeper look at our industry shows that we have not made as much progress as we think. This lecture will look at some critical areas in EMS, such as workplace violence, patient movement, opioids, provider wellness, lights and sirens use, boundary issues, and harassment and see what progress we have made. To help illustrate these points, we will look through the lens of cinema using the masterpiece “Mother, Jugs, and Speed.”</p>

<p>Learner Objectives: </p>

<p>1. Describe changes that have occurred in EMS systems over the past 40 years</p>

<p>2.Understand current challenges faced by EMS system leaders </p>

<p>3. Understand future changes to be made in EMS systems design and compliance</p>

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Matthew Streger

Over the past 40 years, the field of EMS has made some dramatic strides, especially in the quality of medical care we provide. But a deeper look at our industry shows that we have not made as much progress as we think. This lecture will look at some critical areas in EMS, such as workplace violence, patient movement, opioids, provider wellness, lights and sirens use, boundary issues, and harassment and see what progress we have made. To help illustrate these points, we will look through the lens of cinema using the masterpiece “Mother, Jugs, and Speed.”

Learner Objectives: 

1. Describe changes that have occurred in EMS systems over the past 40 years

2.Understand current challenges faced by EMS system leaders

3. Understand future changes to be made in EMS systems design and compliance