Nichexpert Opportunity: Drones and EMS

June 17, 2014

Many paramedics find success and opportunity by carving out a niche: 12-Leads Research Initial Response Neurology I think their is niche for a paramedic that wants to become an expert in drones. Lead our profession in discussion and learning about drones: As a tool for education and training As a threat to operations success and […]

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Pediatric Reference Card: Know Your Stuff Part 6

June 16, 2014

This guest post was submitted by Division Chief John Kammeyer. He replied to the Everyday EMS Tips weekly enewsletter, “Do you know your stuff?” — Great topic and a big passion of mine.  No way should you let you brain decide what medications and how much to give at a pediatric full arrest at zero dark […]

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

June 15, 2014

Cooling on the kitchen counter. Hopeful that it tastes as good as it looks…   Tweet Share

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Race Day: 2014 Bellin 10K

June 14, 2014

In about an hour I cross the start line for the Bellin 10K. The Bellin has become an annual event for me (2013, 2012, 2011 race reports). This year’s race will be a little different. Instead of starting in the first corral and chasing the fast runners to stay with the back of the front […]

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Marathon: Observations from Starting in the Back of the Pack

June 11, 2014

A few weeks ago I started closer to the back of the pack than the front of the pack at the Cellcom Green Bay marathon (2014 race recap). I positioned myself there because I wanted to seed myself near other runners that would be running a 4 hour marathon and not wanting to cause any […]

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Lightning: No Safe Place Outdoors

June 10, 2014

It is event standby season. If you hear thunder or see lightning go inside a building (a structure with walls, doors, and windows). Don’t stand under a pavilion roof, in an open garage door of an apparatus bay, or lean against a tree. This National Weather Service video has been making the rounds on social […]

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LinkedIn: Trying Some New Things

June 9, 2014

I have become increasingly interested in how I might use LinkedIn to: Increase referrals of online training products and opportunities Increase visits to and shares of Everyday EMS Tips content Some of the things I have been trying: 1. Replying to every connection request. I have been writing: “Thanks for connecting. Is there anything I […]

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New Growth

June 8, 2014

I love the new green growth on the white pines and spruce trees.   There are probably an unlimited number of analogies and metaphors to be written about new growth, but I will let you write your own metaphor for new growth.   Tweet Share

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Reader Question: Paramedic Review Books and NREMT Test Prep

June 6, 2014

A reader writes, “Do you have a suggestion for good paramedic review books or computer programs for NREMT paramedic examination prep?” Share your suggestions in the comments area. I have heard good things about, but have not used: FISDAP EMSTesting.com from Platinum Education Limmer Creative Apps   #166273145 / gettyimages.com Tweet Share

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Part 2 of App Recommendations from Indiana Primary Instructor Symposium

June 5, 2014

Nick Montelauro, an EMS educator, shared this top after the Indiana Primary Instructor EMS Conference. Nick wrote: “You mentioned Evernote and how you hadn’t really found a use for it yet. If you haven’t already, make sure you try the “Web Clipper” (I use it in Chrome). It makes the process of saving articles, images, […]

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