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NASEMSO Washington Update

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June 30, 2013
In This Issue…
NASEMSO NEWS
1. Pew Charitable Trusts Spotlights EMS Challenges
2. NASEMSO Provides Revised Talking Points on Model Interstate Compact Project
3. AVL Committee Provides KKK-A-1822F Ambulance Specs Change Notice

FOR THE STATES
4. ASTHO Legal Barriers Project Provides Toolkits for State Health Officials
5. RWJF and UM Report Characterizations of Public Health Nurse Workforce

COMMUNICATIONS
6. FirstNet to Issue RFIs in Near Future

DATA
7. ICD-10 Deadline is October 1, 2014

DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS
8. NIOSH to Host Webinar on Respirator Fit Test Panels
9. WISER for Android 2.0 Now Available
10. New GAO Report Highlights the Needs of Kids in CBRN Incidents
11. CDC Releases Updated West Nile Virus Guidelines
12. IOM Focuses on Children and Families Needs Following Disaster
13. WHO Posts Revised Guidance for Pandemic Influenza
14. NOAA Predicts Active 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season
15. Communicating with the Public in a Radiological Disaster
16. Senate Hearing Focuses on Effectiveness of Preparedness Grants
17. CDC Warns of Novel Coronavirus—MERS-CoV
18. GAO Suggests Performance Measures and Targets to Monitor Preparedness Goals
19. Provide Direct Feedbacks to FEMA on NIMS Doctrine Through IdeaScale Campaign

MEDICAL DIRECTION
20. AANS Publishes Revised Guidelines for Acute Spinal Cord Injury

PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY CARE
21. Interactive Map: State Laws Concerning Sport-Related Concussions among Youth
22. 2014 EMSC Meeting Marks Program's 30th Anniversary
23. KidsAndCars.org Offers Practical Advice on Preventing Childhood Emergencies in Vehicles

TRAUMA
24. Motorcycle Deaths Climb as States Repeal Helmet Laws
25. IOM Research Agenda to Reduce the Threat of Firearm-Related Violence

FEDERAL PARTNERS
26. Foxx to Serve as Next Transportation Secretary
27. CFR Celebrates 75th Anniversary
28. New GAO Report Highlights Grantee Compliance with CDC Policies on Lobbying
29. CRS Offers Clarification of Potential Employer Penalties Under ACA
30. 2014 Federal Budget Proposal Shifts Priorities at CDC
31. New GAO Reports Focus on Federal Performance Management Activities
32. New CDC Toolkit Addresses Patient Notification Issues Following Unsafe Medical Practices
33. NTSB Targets Impaired Driving
34. Register Now for Free July 10 AHRQ TeamSTEPPS® Webinar on Use of Simulation
35. DOJ Accepting Public Safety Award Nominations
36. Healthcare Workers: Protect Yourselves!
37. MedicalDaily Reflects on Adult Vaccination Rates

INDUSTRY NEWS
38. Proposals Invited for Kentucky EMS Summit
39. CP Survey Deadline Extended to July 1
40. NFPA 1710 Standard Open for Public Comment
JOBS
41. Alaska Seeks Qualified Candidates for EMSC Position

INTERESTING ABSTRACTS OR WEBCASTS
42. Mechanical versus manual chest compressions in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: A meta-analysis
43. Benefit of Immediate Beta-Blocker Therapy on Mortality in Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial
Infarction
44. Cost-Effectiveness of Helicopter Versus Ground Emergency Medical Services for Trauma Scene Transport in the
United States

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