HCEC offers Advanced Medical Life Support training

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The out-of-hospital emergency medical care field is an evolving profession in which often requires last minute life and death decisions. It is critical that First Responders continue to learn and sharpen their skills to remain competent, productive, and valuable to their patients and their agencies.…

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Preparing the Next Generation of Medical Professionals

Dozens of future medical professionals got an opportunity to learn about the role of paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in emergency medical settings.  Harris County Emergency Corps paramedic Sue Poparad talked to several health science classes at Davis High School on January 20, 2016.…

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Students learn what it takes to save lives

HCEC paramedic Sue Poparad spoke to dozens of students at MacArthur 9th Grade Center’s annual Career Day on November 20, 2015.   Theevent was designed to create a link between the classroom and the workplace, by allowing students to explore various career options so that they…

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HCEC helps parents prepare for holiday travel

Harris County Emergency Corps (HCEC) and Texas Children’s Hospital are working to help reduce the number of deaths and injuries to children by providing free car seat checkups every month. The two organizations teamed up on December 17, 2015 to check car seats at the…

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Is Your Child Riding Safely?

Car crashes remain the number one cause of death for children under the age of 12, according to the U.S. National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration, and  more kids die in automobile crashes than in any other type of unintentional injury. Using a child safety…

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