Emergency Medical

Muscle Memory and Visualization

The mind is a powerful training tool for those working in crisis response. Repetitive training creates the ‘muscle memory’ essential for the automatic responses required in high pressure situations to carry out motions flawlessly, expeditiously and, ultimately, unconsciously. [node:read-more:link]

Public Safety Communications

Despite all the successes, often driven by the practitioner community, a great deal remains to be accomplished. Two issues that continue to face major hurdles, are the use of 700 MHz broadband for mission critical public safety data and a national level vision and strategy for Next Generation 9-1-1. [node:read-more:link]

PHAC on the International Scene

Public health in Canada is a shared responsibility between all three levels of government in collaboration with the private sector, non-government organizations, health professionals and the public. At its outset, the challenge of the H1N1 bird flu epidemic was well handled under the guidance of its highly-respected Dr. David Butler-Jones, Canada's first Chief Public Health Officer. [node:read-more:link]

Emergency Paramedic Response from the Sharp End

FrontLine’s Executive Editor, Clive Addy, recently took the opportunity to speak with Dwayne Forsman, the Chief Administrative Officer of the Paramedic Association of Canada and Greg Forsyth, Superintendent Special operations of the Ottawa Paramedic Service some questions about the evolution of their profession. [node:read-more:link]

Frontline Leadership

Emergency professionals tap into deep strengths daily when performing their duty, but What makes a leader? Leadership is defined by results, not attributes. It is a leader's ability to influence others that is most important.  [node:read-more:link]


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