THE RICHMOND CONDITION
Welcome to the Richmond Ambulance Authority NEW Clinical Education Service platform for education and information. Designed especially for the busy EMS provider to have one stop for all things clinical related with topics including:
- Paramedic Alerts
- New protocol(s) for review
- New equipment trainings and review
- Upcoming classes
- Articles (in house and outside)
- Safety Updates
- Published studies relevant to EMS
It is the goal of this platform to bring education and information to you, in a format accessible on your mobile device, laptop, desktop or any device connected to the internet. Take a few moments and look around and let us know how we can improve and make this a site you will WANT to visit often. A few things to do:
- Read the legal stuff at the bottom of this page
- Any ideas for future articles, case studies or relevant matters to EMS or to subscribe Contact Us
Our hope is you will find this useful and relevant to your practice as EMS providers!
Be safe out there,
The Clinical Team
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