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.
I kept a book log in 2019 and 2020. I did the same in 2021. Harlem Shuffle – an excellent novel from Colson Whitehead. Nickel Boys is still my favorite book by Whitehead. Falling – debut novel from a career flight attendant about a high-jacked transcontinental flight. Wild Rescues – terrific auto-biography from FF/paramedic Kevin Grange about […]
For the last six months I have been assisting a NAEMT expert committee on the development of a new 1 day course focused on EMS practitioner safety. My role has been to assist in the production of instructional materials for the content developed by an outstanding group of subject matter experts. Beta Testing The Safety […]
Read the Ambulance Safety Solutions supplement from the October issue of EMS World magazine and then log on to www.rapidce.com to receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credit courtesy of ZOLL Medical Corporation. The series of articles offers great information about: Mechanical CPR devices Driver monitoring technology Forces experiences during ambulance movement How to Find […]
I feel like I have “read it all” from end of course evaluations … “this was too easy” or “too difficult” or “the classroom was cold” or “breaks were too short” or “the PowerPoint slides were difficult to read” or ” I learned a lot, thanks” and on and on. I actually really enjoy reading student […]
This is a guest post by Martha Bonnie for Poison Prevention Week (March 14-20). If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. Did you know that over 80% of accidents in the home occur in the bathroom? Wet floors, cleaning chemicals, prescription and over the counter medications, to name just […]
Here I go again. Paramedic training did not prepare me for the increasing number of patients I encounter with kidney failure. According to the CDC in 2000 more than 26 million American adults had Chronic Kidney Disease. Did you know that high blood pressure and diabetes are the leading causes of chronic kidney disease? I […]
Here’s How: 1) Read the March Continuing Education article from EMS Magazine – Abdominal Trauma. 2) Browse RapidCE, create an account, and answer a set of multiple choice questions about assessment and treatment of abdominal emergencies. (If it is your first time to RapidCE.com click on the “Start Here” button to create an account.) The […]