EMT 360: The Importance of Context in EMS Education

From my EMS1 column:

When you’re new and inexperienced, it’s difficult to separate good practices from bad, and you’re particularly susceptible to believing it when some lazy burnout proclaims, “There’s the way it’s done in class, kid, and there’s the way it’s done on the street.”

As author Stewart Stafford puts it, “Separate text from context and all that remains is a con.”