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MedicNEWS

Insight for paramedics in Eastern Ontario

MedicNEWS for February 2024

In this issue of MedicNEWS:

  • Spring 2024 CME Announced! in Continuing Education
  • Paramedics on the Front Lines of the Opioid Crisis in BHP Corner
  • Corresponding about Quality & Safety
  • A New Clinical Bulletin to Help Your Practice
  • RPPEO is Hiring in Announcements

MedicNEWS is the RPPEO bi-monthly news magazine for paramedics in Eastern Ontario.

You can browse the MedicNEWS catalogue or find articles on topics you're interested in by visiting the MedicNEWS page on RPPEO.ca.

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MedicNEWS for November/December 2023

In this issue:

  • A New Way to Correspond with RPPEO During Quality Reviews
  • Getting Ready for Your Maintenance of Certification Deadline
  • A Message from Your Medical Director About Safe Care for Complex Patients
  • Navigating Acute Behavioural Disturbances
  • New Elective CME Live and In Person
  • Putting the "Care" in Health Care
  • Your Base Hospital's Research Contributions Last Year
  • 6 Perfect Prezzies for the Paramedics on Your List

Plus: see the new video on capacity and consent, reflect on case studies, and more in November/December MedicNEWS!

RPPEO’s bi-monthly online news magazine for paramedics, MedicNEWS is your key to insight on the current issues in clinical practice for Eastern Ontario.

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MedicNEWS for September 2023

In this issue:

  • Get the When, Where and What of Your Fall CME
  • Patient Choice, Ethical Practice and the DNR Conundrum in BHP Corner
  • Find Great Elective CME with RPPEO Live Events This Autumn in Continuing Education

Plus: be the first to see the new palliative care video, find more online electives, get our link recommendations, and more in September MedicNEWS!

RPPEO’s bi-monthly online news magazine for paramedics, MedicNEWS is your key to insight on the current issues in clinical practice for Eastern Ontario.

Click here to read the latest issue.

MedicNEWS for July 2023

Your July edition of MedicNEWS is here!

RPPEO’s bi-monthly online news magazine for paramedics is your key to insight on the current issues in clinical practice for Eastern Ontario.

Here’s what you’ll find in this issue of MedicNEWS:

MedicNEWS for May 2023

In this issue

  • Leading the Way: A Video Message for You from Your Medical Director
  • The Unexpected Consequences of Epinephrine in BHP Corner
  • Side Hustle: How about a part-time gig with RPPEO?! In Announcements
  • The Missed Opportunity: How Paramedics Can Influence Patient Outcomes in Quality & Patient Safety
  • Discharge Risks: A Comprehensive Guide for Paramedics in A Window on Care
  • The Game-Changers: The Latest Medical Advisories You Can't Afford to Miss
  • Are YOU Authorized for Patient Discharge? in Continuing Education

MedicNEWS for February/March 2023

In this issue
  • BHP Corner Talks Pearls and Pitfalls of Discharge
  • Risk in Non-transport: It’s Manageable in Quality & Safety
  • No Surprises as we Announce the Focus of Spring 2023 CME for ACPs… and PCPs
  • Documenting Safety for Vulnerable Patients in A Window on Care
  • RPPEO is Hiring! In Announcements

December/January MedicNEWS

In This Issue

  • RPPEO Holiday Message to Paramedics
  • Focus: Meet the Physicians from Your Consultations on the Phone
  • Deadline Alert: Maintenance of Certification
  • BHP Corner: What's the Big Deal about Atrial Fibrillation?
  • Quality & Patient Safety: The Times are A-Changing in Paramedicine

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MedicNEWS for October/November 2022

In this issue
  • Meet the Base Hospital Physicians You've Talked to on the Phone
  • Fall 2022 CME in the classroom and online: How's it going?
  • Medical Advisory: Intravenous EPINEPHrine
  • How to Install A Window on Care
  • BHP Corner: Time is Brain!

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MedicNEWS for August/September 2022

In this issue
  • Announcing the Lineup for Fall CME
  • BHP Corner: Solving the Puzzle of Patient Care During COVID
  • Neonatal Resus Key Moments

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MedicNEWS for June/July 2022

The new issue of MedicNEWS for June/July 2022 is out now: Read it here!

In this issue:

BHP Corner: Should we be ventilating everyone with a baby BVM? Pulmonary barotrauma from assisted ventilation may be associated with increased morbidity and mortality, so it's important to minimize the likelihood of it occurring. Dr. Nick Costain summarizes the evidence and answers the question of whether it’s time to use the pediatric BVM for everyone. See Dr. Costain’s conclusions.

Back Issues

Updates

Spring 2024 CME Launches March 13, 2024, on MedicLEARN
28 February 2024
Medical Advisory on Cardiac Arrest On-scene Resuscitation Time
28 February 2024
ALS PCS v5.3 in Force February 9, 2024
09 February 2024
OBHG Seeks Paramedics for Provincial Committees
05 February 2024
Clinical Bulletin on OUD, Buprenorphine/naloxone, and Naloxone
18 January 2024
ALS PCS v5.2.1 in Force January 10, 2024
11 January 2024
RPPEO Policies Revised: Policy CLI 180 Retired
28 December 2023
New Quality & Safety Correspondence Process
21 November 2023
Pediatric Seminar November 29
06 November 2023
Trauma Day for Elective CME
17 October 2023