Because of EMS, emergency care begins closer to the point of illness or injury than ever before. Read my full EMS Week article at EMS1.com
Author: 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 EMS1.com, JEMS.com, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, EMSWorld.com and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.
2023 Book Log
I kept a book log in 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
Video: What does AVPU mean?
Short YouTube video based on this EMS1 article, How to use AVPU to check a patient’s level of consciousness.
New video on YouTube/Police1. Check out the video, like, share and subscribe. Thanks!
Celebrating 100 YouTube Subscribers
The journey to becoming a YouTube creator is slow and steady. For about three months I have been:
About two months ago I started creating a daily Short video for YouTube around my outdoor passions and pursuits. Here are links to the channel, @NeverRegretGoingOutside, and three lists of three. After watching, please hit subscribe and like. Thanks! Trips near and far Games teenagers make up Spring Break: Banff National Park
2022 Book Log
I kept a book log in 2019, 2020 and 2021. I read a bunch of books this year. Bewilderment, Riverman and Zero Fail were my favorites. I also started but didn’t finish (yet) at least three books in 2022.
Glacial Trail Run 50k
It has been a few years since I’ve run a marathon. I am getting back into long-distance running through trail running. Last weekend I ran the Glacial Trail Run 50k in the Kettle Moraine State Forest. It was a glorious fall day and conditions were perfect for running. I last ran this race in 2003, […]
Posted on EMS1 Rapid response: Risk of senseless violence is constantly looming Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, FDNY EMS, was killed in the line of duty on September 29, 2022. Russo-Elling, 61, was a 25-year veteran of the department and was a World Trade Center first responder who assisted in rescue and recovery efforts, according to an […]
A Baltimore City EMS provider attracted widespread social media attention for his response to a dispatcher request to return to service. “For the third time, we told you we are out of service,” an EMT says, repeating himself on a recording of Baltimore City Fire Department radio traffic. “I am completely prepared to tell my […]