On July 27  the Daniels County Ambulance hosted a multi-agency training. Best Practice Medicine brought the Montana Sim Truck to Scobey to train on overdose events using Narcan and trench rescue. Many agencies around the world carrying Narcan for overdose emergencies and Daniels County Ambulance is one of those. (READ MORE)
As reported by the Flathead Beacon, "Flathead Valley is a magnet for adventurers and outdoorspeople of all stripes, and as the area’s popularity continues to bloom, this means more people out and recreating or living here. Those basic facts are the main reasons Bozeman-based Best Practice Medicine, a company that focuses on teaching emergency medicine, has decided to open a new branch of its operations here: Where there are people, there is a need for effective emergency medical training..." READ MORE
Thirteen students started an emergency medical technician (EMT) training course at the Memorial Ambulance of Fort Benton last week, including all four members of the Fort Benton Police Department. Upon completion of the 10-week intensive course, the participants will be prepared to take the required tests to secure state licensing and national EMT certification. Loren Deichman, chief operating officer of Best Practice Medicine, led Saturday’s lab in Fort Benton... READ MORE
If you ever took a CPR class and found the old Resuci-Annie CPR dummies a little...creepy, the idea of a medical mannequin that can scream at you, move its eyes and deliver a moving baby may seem like the stuff of nightmares, but such a simulator provided important and realistic training for members of the Lincoln Volunteer Ambulance last weekend. READ MORE
The River Press reports "First responders and EMTs from around Chouteau County participated in a refresher course directed by Kevin Box and Amber Olson from Best Practice Medicine (BPM) at the Memorial Ambulance of Fort Benton last weekend, Dec. 1 and 2..." READ MORE (Continued on p.3)
CALS Rural Emergency Medical Education reports "Last week we offered a 3-day CALS course at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Polson, MT. This was the pilot program integrating the Best Practices Mobile SIM Lab into the Obstetrical Deliveries portion of the course. It was a great success and very well-received by all. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Best Practice Medicine..." READ MORE
Central Montana Foundation & Medical Center Foundation reports "...60 local EMS, RNs, Medical Assistants, Respiratory Therapists and ER physicians were recently able to take part in three days of simulation training. The Helmsley’s Simulation in Motion program brings life-savings tools and training via mobile simulation to emergency medical responders across Montana…" READ MORE (Continued on p.5).