Author - Jenny Abercrombie

CPSE – FirstWatch Webinar: Fire Operations and Accreditation Monitoring and Reporting

The FirstWatch Fire Operations Analytics/Accreditation Module (FOAM) provides you with accurate and verifiable data that produces consistent and creditable management information based upon the accreditation requirements of CFAI and from any combination of data sources that are required to report on the specific dimensions of importance to you.

Paramedic Chiefs of Canada – Burnout in EMS: An Evidence-Based Organizational Approach

The negative consequences of burnout in EMS stretch well-beyond the individual and can affect entire organizations as well as the patients served. Nevertheless, most traditional interventions aimed to reduce burnout focus on the individual and fail to address the underlying systematic causes. In this session, Dr. Remle Crowe reviews the latest research and presents organizational-level strategies to meaningfully reduce and prevent burnout at your EMS agency.

Pinnacle Webinar Series: Meaningful Improvement Using Data

Every EMS system has some “quality” function, yet very few have actually made anything better. During this interactive session, you’ll learn to use run charts and control charts, accurately analyze your performance data, and how to use it to make improvements that matter to your patients, your employees, and your organization.

At Issue with the Paramedic Chiefs of Canada – A panel discussion on the current state of the Paramedic Workforce

While not isolated to the healthcare profession, pressures from the Paramedic Workforce are trending as one of the biggest issues for Paramedic Services (EMS) across Canada. From a noticeable increase in retirements, resignations, burn-out, low graduation rates to the challenges of the NEXT Generation labor force, health and wellness and work-life balances, there are growing pressures on how to address the dynamic environment of recruitment and retention in the Paramedic Workforce.

Updates for Seasonal Influenza (Flu) for 2022–2023

After a couple of Flu Seasons that were extraordinarily mild, Seasonal Flu is back with a vengeance. It’s starting early and all indications point to a very active Season.  The FirstWatch Intelligence Page (HIP) has updated Flu Resources, both in written documents, as well as links to outside resources for quick reference. Hopefully, these resources, as well as Weekly Flu Summaries of Flu Activity for the US and Canada, as well as globally, will help navigate this Flu season for your...