Marking Time on Election Day

November 8, 2016

It’s election day. Go Vote! My new hobby … jumping rope (a little hard to see the black rope in this photo), but an apt activity while I wait for the polls to close tonight. Tweet

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Ambulances on the Road in Iowa and Kansas

November 7, 2016

On a quick road trip from Wisconsin to Kansas City and back for the weekend I had a few ambulance sightings. Fraser Ambulance seen on Interstate 80 east of Des Moines, Iowa. Kansas City Kansas Fire Department ambulance 5 at the KU Medical Center ambulance drop off. Johnson County MED-ACT at the KU Medical Center […]

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EMS Blogs I Read

November 3, 2016

My list of EMS blogs I read has gotten pretty short in the last couple of years. What other blogs should I add to this list? I read … The Happy Medic Ambulance Driver Files Rescuing Providence MedicScribe Flirting with Adrenaline Fire EMS Leader Pro It seems that many of my favorite EMS bloggers post […]

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EMS Habits for Life

November 3, 2016

On-the-job habits can quickly become life habits. The habits I learned and developed as a paramedic didn’t get left in the ambulance. A commitment to PPE, avoidance of alcohol-fueled stupidity and geriatric fall prevention are habits I carry into my personal life. Read at EMS1.com 3 paramedic habits I can’t shake Tweet

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It’s time to rethink roadway safety

October 29, 2016

In 2016 two medical helicopters (Florida and New Mexico) have been struck by drunk drivers. Also struck by drunk drivers: Tow trucks and operators Police cruisers and law enforcement officers Ambulances and paramedics Fire trucks and firefighters It’s time to rethink roadway safety and apply hazardous materials concepts of time, distance and shielding. Read my […]

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Medic Mindset Podcast – Subscribe

October 21, 2016

Paramedics and paramedic students, subscribe to Medic Mindset podcast. You can find the podcast, four episodes and counting, on: iTunes SoundCloud MedicMindset.com After the Ambulance Driver, Kelly Grayson, mentioned the Medic Mindset podcast I give it a listen. The content, flow of conversation and questions are outstanding. Ginger Locke, the show host, facilitates an informative and […]

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Christmas Stories from Paramedics

October 21, 2016

Michael Morse has a new Kindle book on Amazon, “Captain Scrooge and other Holiday tales: stories about life during the holidays as told by a first responder.” Read more Christmas and holiday stories of rescue, triumph, joy and heartbreak in the EMS1 Christmas collection. Tweet

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Fall is Wonderful

October 14, 2016

If Fall lasted longer I might get tired of this view. But since the leaves change color so quick and drop so fast I savor every minute. Tweet

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Ultrasound is the Next Great Thing for EMS

October 12, 2016

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EMS World Expo 2016 Day 3 Coverage

October 10, 2016

On the final morning of EMS World Expo 2016 in New Orleans I covered two more sessions for the EMS1 special coverage. How body-worn cameras improve EMS documentation Why chronic pain is a neurodegenerative disease My final hours at EMS World Expo were spent exploring the exhibit hall, talking to members of the EMS1 Advisory […]

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