A Thought About Crocs and Airway Management

Crocs are to learning to shoe tie as the King is to learning intubation … Discuss.

For my niece learning to tie her shoes: stow your Crocs until you can knot those bows together.


By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.