This section contains information to be used to educate the public about EMS. There are four categories of information based on age level, which contain flyers, games and other activities. Also included is a category for tips on recruiting new employees.
Disaster's of all kinds can hit your daily living at anytime.
Learn the 5 steps to make a difference for your friends, family and neighbors.
The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) is excited to help announce the Until Help Arrives program, which was developed to educate and empower the public to take action and provide lifesaving care before professional help arrives. We hope that you will find this information helpful in preparing to act when the need arises.
The Until Help Arrives program encourages the public to take these five steps in situations where someone may have a life-threatening injury due to trauma:
There are three main training tools available as part of the Until Help Arrives program – all available online here.
This program is the result of interagency collaboration led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Individual and Community Preparedness Division in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) and its Medical Reserve Corps (MRC), and the Uniformed Services University's National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health (USUNCDMPH). The original research supporting the curriculum comes from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Thanks for your support in this important initiative!
Please visit www.ready.gov/untilhelparrives, to learn more about the Until Help Arrives program.