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June 19, 2013

Ky. medics retrained, learn new protocols


LOUISVILLE, Ky.  —  It's an all new ballgame for EMS and first responders these days with each and every emergency run that they respond to.

In the last month, 220 Metro Louisville EMS workers have been retrained and in some classes, they learned radically different ways to save lives.

It's a new way of doing business for people who save lives for a living. "We've made a real radical change in our medical protocols," says the CEO and Medical Director of Louisville EMS, Dr. Neal Richmond. Based on recent studies that analyze 50 years of research, Dr. Neal Richmond got new life saving protocols approved by the state of Kentucky.

Full story: EMS first responders retrained