For You EMS Types…

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… there’s a new column up on EMS1. Service is what you can give the vast majority of your patients who are neither emergent nor truly in need of medicine. It’s the way you can make a bad day for someone a little bit better, no matter how trivial the gesture or mundane the task seemed at the time. It’s ...

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Inside EMS Podcast, Shift Work Part 2

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In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, researcher and EMS1 columnist Catherine Counts joins us at the Guest Table to discuss fatigue in EMS, and the recent BMJ Review on the effects of shift work on sleep duration and quality. Give us a listen, and share your thoughts.

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Inside EMS Podcast: Shift Work, Part 1

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In this week’s episode of Inside EMS, co-host Chris Cebollero and I answer a reader’s question on how to get awake and dressed in 90 seconds or less when you work a 24-hour shift. Got any strategies of your own to share? Check out the podcast, and share ’em in the comments!

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New EMS Blogger In Town!

She speaks for the trees!

EMS1 columnist and volunteer EMS guru Nancy Magee is going to be posting content on the MEDIC Training Solutions blog. Because despite the care and compassion my partner and I provided, I knew that little girl would never forget the words of a paramedic who in that moment failed his patient, his profession, and any litmus test that might determine ...

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For You EMS Types…

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Jason Kodat, Gene Gandy and I have a new article in EMS World Magazine. Taking the Fear Out of Surgical Cricothyrotomy Give it a read, let us know what you think, and share with your friends.

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Inside EMS Podcast: Changes to NREMT Standards

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In this week’s episode of Inside EMS , co-host Chris Cebollero and I welcome EMS educator extraordinaire Dan Limmer to the show, to discuss changes in NREMT psychomotor and cognitive testing standards, among them updates to spinal motion restriction guidelines. Dan also offers listeners a discount code for his excellent Limmer Creative apps. Give us a listen to find out ...

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The Re-Release of “En Route” Is Now Available!

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And just in time for Christmas! For you loyal readers of my blog, column and first book, I am proud to announce that the re-release of my book, En Route: A Paramedic’s Stories of Life, Death and Everything In Between, is now available through Amazon and major online and brick-and-mortar booksellers, both in paperback and Kindle formats! This “Author’s Special ...

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