Most leadership systems in Emergency Services draw structure, rank, and practices from the military. Our approach to quality management tends to come from industry. Are our notions outdated? How is leadership actually practiced in the U.S. Military and industry? What can we apply to our own organizations as we face turbulent times? Please join the conversation.
The Jack Stout EMS Fellowship, endowed by FirstWatch, will be open to any aspiring EMS leader who is interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills to lead EMS systems now and in the future. Named for the late Jack Stout, considered to be the father of high-performance EMS systems, the Fellowship will allow selected individuals to learn the principles espoused by Stout.
FirstWatch and Fitch EMS Foundation Announce New Fellowship – PLATTE CITY, MO—The Jack Stout EMS Fellowship, endowed by FirstWatch, will be open to any aspiring EMS leader who is interested in acquiring the knowledge and skills to lead EMS systems now and in the future.
In this interactive session, FirstWatch Improvement Guide, Mike Taigman, and incoming National EMS Management Association President, Brooke Burton show you how senior leaders can take ownership of Quality Improvement.
Over the last year several EMS organizations have closed their doors and some have barely survived—yet others have found ways to thrive. When a crisis hits, some EMS leaders hope, pray, and try to look like they have a handle on what’s happening. Others are masterful at using their data to analyze what’s really going on, to predict future issues, and to lead their teams through the crisis. In this session, some of the most effective leaders in EMS...
Join Lexipol for an exclusive presentation featuring resiliency and leadership strategies from the front lines of law enforcement, clinical psychology and neuroscience. This webinar is intended for rookies all the way up to command staff.
The events of the past several months have shaken the core of law enforcement, leaving many officers questioning their roles and even their career choice. The main threats facing officers used to be violent criminals, roadway operations and personal health risks. Today, the public, the media, bosses, elected officials and even family and friends can seem to pose a threat. How do you deal with the deluge of opinion, anger and confusion and still serve your mission? Law enforcement officers...
Pinnacle Webinar Series – The Importance of Staying Connected While Practicing Physical Distancing: A Key Resilience CompetencyJenny Abercrombie
Collaboration and relationships are a key component of resilience. The physical distancing required to slow the spread of COVID-19 and flatten the curve has moved us towards creative ways to be connected, from Zoom hugs to virtual happy hours. During this interactive session, we will discuss the science behind the importance of relationships and ways to keep this aspect of our world alive without sharing the virus. Presented by FirstWatch Improvement Guide, Mike Taigman.
IN THE NEWS Target Audience: Leadership & management operational roles for those with occupational risk of infectious disease exposure(s) or even possible risk. All leadership & staff that are part of the occupational or medical services section of an agency, or is contracted with one that administers or provides occupational health services. The CDC just published an update to the Guidelines for Infection Control in Health Care Personnel, 1998. One of the parts that was updated referred, in the 1998 document,...
Mentorship comes full circle for EMS leader Mike Taigman, with collaborations in quality improvement and advancing EMS in this EMS1 article.