LVAC members learn ‘vital signs’

When LVAC responded to a call for an unresponsive woman whose primary caregiver was deaf, the crew had difficulty finding out the patient’s medical history and events leading up to the incident. In an effort to provide an ever-growing list of services to our...

Basic providers given ‘ALS assist’ training

The LVAC operations department held a training session on Feb. 21 for its basic EMTs and drivers to become familiar with the life-saving equipment used in the field by advanced EMS providers. For serious medical emergencies such as difficulty breathing or chest pain,...

LVAC, Mercy Flight offer trauma life support course

LVAC and Mercy Flight teamed up Jan. 14-15 to offer an International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) course to area first responders. ITLS is designed to review, organize and prioritize the skills and didactic information needed to handle a multitude of trauma situations....
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