EMS World Expo Social Stream #EMSWorldExpo

November 13, 2014

I missed EMS World Expo this year, but I feel like I am there by following the Twitter hashtag #EMSWorldExpo. Were you at EMS World? How have you shared your experience with those of us that were unable to attend?  One of my favorite posters is @mmbangor 4 generations now working in EMS #EMSWorldExpo pic.twitter.com/etRDheGmCG […]

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2014 EMS World Expo Cheating Presentation Slides and Handout

November 11, 2014

These are the slides I intended to present this afternoon at EMS World Expo in Nashville. Unfortunately, a severe weather winter storm in Minneapolis led to a series of cancelled flights and I was unable to make it to Nashville. The session handout is available for EMS World attendees through the official handout distribution channel. Hope to […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Celebrate EMS Week Year-Round

October 17, 2014

On Episode 406 of the MedicCast I join Jamie Davis and Dave Konig to discuss the pending effort of the American College of Emergency Physicians to make EMS week a year-round awareness campaign. Listen to our conversation on the MedicCast page. Tweet Share

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Race Recap: 2014 Chicago Marathon #ChiMarathon

October 14, 2014

2014 Chicago Marathon Quick Recap: I swung for the fences at the 2014 Chicago Marathon. I came to the start line Sunday morning with perfect weather conditions for distance running, Boston qualification ambitions, good health, lots of good training runs, and a plan to run at the limits of my capabilities. I ran hard for […]

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Book Review: Drop In on Tom H with Michael P

October 11, 2014

One of the lost pleasures of modern life is the “drop in” or “stopping by.” We feel compelled to call first (or text) to schedule a visit. When I ask, ”Is it a good time?” the reply too often is “I will check my calendar and get back to you so we can schedule something.” […]

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Must Read: Money Smart Medic Series

October 6, 2014

Sean at MedicMaddness.com has been writing a great series of posts, the Money Smart Medic, about his personal journal to take control of his life by taking control of his income and expenses. His journey is a MUST READ for any medic. I first wrote about my own experience with financial peace and freedom in 2009. […]

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Product Review: Best Go Anywhere and Keep Clean Water Bottle

October 4, 2014

The innovative Clean Bottle – with caps on the top and bottom – ensures I have a water bottle that is clean and easily washed. Note: I originally wrote/posted this review on website called HugDug which has been sold.  Easy to Clean As a marathon runner, cyclist, and water lover I always have a Clean […]

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Use an Online Training System to Teach EMS Personnel about Ebola Virus Disease

October 2, 2014

Ebola is dominating the news and there has been a flurry of information, checklists, and resources created for EMS Personnel. Today I created two training videos on how to use an online training system to assign a document to EMS personnel to review the CDC Ebola Virus Disease screening criteria. How to Educate Personnel on the […]

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Rainbow Loom … Explosion

September 30, 2014

Remind me of the time a partner cut through the patient’s goose down coat. Don’t drop the rainbow loom box and don’t cut through the goose down coat. Tweet Share

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EMSEduCast Reunion at NAEMSE

September 28, 2014

Last week at the 2014 National Association of EMS Educators Symposium Bill Toon, Rob Theriault, and myself met face-to-face for the first time. Even though we had co-hosted more than 100 episodes of the EMSEduCast we had never gathered in the same place. Turns out that I enjoy their company as much (actually more) in person […]

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