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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Fall Colors

September 27, 2014

Late blooming sunflower.     Spectacular maple along our driveway. Tweet Share

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Industry News that is also Personal News

September 24, 2014

VectorLearning Acquires eLearning Provider CentreLearn Solutions Yesterday I was director of education and communication for CentreLearn Solutions. Today I am director of product management for TargetSolutions. Tomorrow, like today and all the yesterdays, I will dedicate my energy and passion to the creation and delivery of education to emergency responders that is educational, effective, and […]

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What’s with the Kilt? Ask @UnwiredMedic

September 23, 2014

As seen in front of the CentreLearn booth at the National Association of EMS Educators symposium, @UnwiredMedic explains his kilt and Kilted to Kick Cancer. Visit his site to find out why he and others are kilted this September. Also seen on the same trip…the pink Delta plane. Tweet Share

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Some of my favorites from August 2014

August 31, 2014

Blog posts, articles, news reports, and audio podcasts…some of my favorite reads from August 2014. Blog news from MedicSBK…new website layout. Check it out. Steve Whitehead lays out the reasons you should quit your crappy EMS job. This article, I found a gun on my patient. Now what?, struck me as a common sense and […]

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3 Lists of 3: Summer Reading

August 14, 2014

3 Non-Fiction Books Read The Finish: the Killing of Osama bin Laden (Amazon link) Visiting Tom: a man, a highway, and the road to a roughneck (Amazon link) Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption (Amazon link) Looking for EMS non-fiction and fiction? Check the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. 3 Fiction Books Read  The […]

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Policy Prohibiting Concealed Carry of Guns by EMS Professionals

August 12, 2014

Hard to believe it has been almost two years since I last wrote about concealed carry for EMS. But it has. Scott Kier, Sean Eddy, and Chris Montera rekindle the conversation in Episode 14 of the EMS in the New Decade podcast. Two years ago I was skeptical about EMS and concealed carry and I […]

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