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The. Rhythm. of. Rescue. Daniel K. Kehoe President Bigfoot Labs. “Take 100 people and expose them to the same crisis . . .”. What exactly is the Rhythm of Rescue?. Do you have the Rhythm?. You slept with your uniform on when you started You race out the door without shoes

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daniel k kehoe president bigfoot labs

The

Rhythm

of

Rescue

Daniel K. Kehoe

President

Bigfoot Labs

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Do you have the Rhythm?

  • You slept with your uniform on when you started
  • You race out the door without shoes
  • You know what a “tool job” is
  • You still jump at the evening radio test
  • Your heart beats faster out of anticipation, not fear
finding and keeping rescuers with a pulse
Finding and KeepingRescuers With a Pulse

Why People Get Into Volunteer EMS

  • Satisfaction in helping others (86.9%)
    • “My heart is into it”
  • Community need (78.0%)
    • “I am duty bound”
  • Interest in EMS (72.6%)
    • “I want to help those who are hurting”
  • Interest in trauma care (59.9%)
    • “I want to help people who are badly hurt”
  • Challenges of providing EMS care (52.2%)
    • “I like challenges and the danger and excitement of EMS”

Source: South Dakota Rural EMS Study

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Finding and KeepingRescuers With a Pulse

Why People Leave Volunteer EMS (top 3 reasons)

  • Time commitment (especially those with families)
    • “I’m too busy”
  • Training requirements impose
    • “I can’t keep up with the new federal regs...”
  • Loss of interest
    • “My heart’s not in it anymore”

Source: Compilation from several EMS and political organization retention studies

restarting the heart of ems
Restarting the Heart of EMS

Barrier

Solution

“Too Busy”

Shorter shift times

Use scheduling software

“Training Requirements”

Use software/hardware to lessen paper

Outsource training to pros

“Loss of interest”

Move away from “same old EMS”

Find new things to do (ex: data)

the patient advocate team pat
The Patient Advocate Team (PAT)

Caring for Secondary Patients

“Rescue the Family”

Photo source: Harry Cutting Photography

the secondary patient s emotional golden hour
The Secondary Patient’s Emotional Golden Hour

Emergency

onset

Family involvement

with PAT on scene

PAT

arrival

PAT

leaves

Police/

First Responder

arrival

Family

arrives at

hospital

Load

patient

Ambulance

departs

Family

departs

911

call

EMS/ALS

arrival

Secondary

patient

(family)

involvement

CPR

Brief

history

Detailed

history

Collect

meds

Contact

relatives

Contact

clergy, etc.

Hospital

0 mins

30 mins

60 mins

Physical benefits for primary patient

Psychological

benefits for the family

Long term

support

the spectrum of help
The Spectrum of Help

No Help

TheUltimateRescuer

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For more information:

Daniel K. Kehoe

Bigfoot Labs

P.O. Box 393

Suffield, CT 06078-0393

Email: dankehoe@bigfootlabs.com

Phone: (860) 668-2765

The

Rhythm

of

Rescue