Author: Keith Douglas

EMS Week 2018 – Stronger Together

May 20-26, 2018, is the 44th annual National EMS Week. In 1974, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the important work they do in our nation’s communities.¬†EMS Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine’s “front line.” EMS Strong is what draws a special few together to do incredibly important work, often under difficult circumstances, and many times with little thanks. EMS Strong is the bond you share with fellow first responders. Sometimes that bond is expressed in a silent...

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SCEMS visits Portland East Middle

Portland East Middle School May 15, 2016 A big thanks to Brent Dyer, Deputy Chief of Training with Sumner County EMS, who came to Mrs. Clark’s 8th grade science class on Monday to talk with students about the use of science and math in the emergency medical field. Students were also allowed to test their skills at trying to intubate a “patient”. The 8th graders also took a tour of TCAT next door....

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