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Kaplan Fire & EMS Training released a new Medic Monthly course to educate First Responders, EMTs and Paramedics on the treatment and symptoms of a patient with dehydration.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL– July 19, 2010 – Kaplan Fire & EMS Training, a leader in EMT and Paramedic continuing education online, today announced the launch of a new Medic Monthly EMT course that focuses on the symptoms and treatment of dehydration. This fast-paced, high-energy video, accompanied by interactive online learning features the Hendry County Fire Rescue department. “It was a really good shoot; everyone enjoyed it. We would do another and we all thank Kaplan for using our agency. It was very authentic” said LT. Tony Bevis. Public Safety Director Randy Bengston was also on the shoot.

Kaplan is dedicated to producing education that is relatable to what Fire & EMS personnel will experience while actually working in the field. The goal of this edition of the Medic Monthly series is to educate the First Responder, EMT and Paramedic about the identification and management of the patient with dehydration when confronted with such a case.

After attending this Continuing Education Program You Will Be Able To:
• Explain some key clinical features of the patient with symptoms of dehydration
• Know the best treatments of dehydration in children and adults
• Understand the risks and potential pitfalls when caring for the dehydrated patient
• Identify various medical conditions that can cause dehydration in both children and adults.

“With summer upon us, the amount of 911 calls for dehydration is set to increase. Our new Medic Monthly online continuing education for EMTs, Paramedics and First Responders help them identify the symptoms of dehydration as well as the best treatment methods for dehydration,” said Dr. Steve Katz.

About Kaplan Fire & EMS Training
Kaplan provides online educational services and training to professionals. The new medic monthly provides continuing education to EMT’s online about the symptoms and treatment of dehydration. Kaplan offers certificate programs in key areas of business, finance, health care, information technology, and fire and EMS to help you build a stronger, more knowledgeable team. These programs assist companies with web-based professional business education solutions. For more information about these programs that may lead to certifications, contact

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