Last Friday I rode with a group of cyclists from Stevens Point to Madison, Wisconsin. A ride of about 125 miles. We had a great group/social ride with plenty of stops for refreshments, way to many stops for flat tires, and one unfortunate stop for a crash (cyclist vs. cyclist no significant injuries). I shot […]
Great Public Service Announcement video from Tuscaloosa Fire & Rescue Service, Alabama. I like this video because it: 1. Addresses a common frustration of emergency vehicle operators. 2. Involves department members in the production. 3. Uses a social media channel, YouTube, to broadly distribute the message – inside and outside of their service area. 4. […]
In this Conversations in EMS video Glenn Luedtke discusses the origins of the new NAEMT Safety Course with Justin Schorr. The NAEMT Safety course is now available and is being taught at conferences and services around the country. I worked with the course development committee on the course materials and am impressed with the curriculum […]
University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit Student run, all volunteer organization provides emergency response to the University of Delaware. UDECU website. Emory University Emergency Medical Services 911 emergency response by Emory University students: 24-7 to campus and surrounding community.
Questions: 1. Is making a video like this a good way to learn and review the NREMT patient assessment skill? 2. Is watching a video like this a good way to review trauma patient assessment? 3. How do we transfer the skills learned and practiced in this static environment to a dynamic real patient assessment?
Skip past the first 30 seconds to learn about the events planned for EMS Week 2011 in Franklin County.
EMS professionals have unlimited opportunities to practice their craft. Mountain rescue is one of those opportunities. What do you think about this work environment?
I have found some amazing deals on new or like new bikes, bike trainers, kitchen equipment, and camping equipment on CraigsList. Regularly visiting and scrolling through the listings is a pain. So I create an RSS feed based on my search query and then view new posts in my RSS reader. View this screen cast […]
Scott Ferguson sent me this video and a short blurb. This video features “Dave Carroll- the “United Breaks Guitars” guy whose video went viral and has been featured on everything from The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer to The View with Whoopie Goldberg. He is a good friend and colleague who has been kind enough to […]
An enthusiastic paramedic just reviewed the new American Heart Association guidelines for Emergency Cardiac Care. The new paramedic excitedly explains the guidelines to their medical director. The medical director’s enthusiasm for protocol change and re-training is palpable. Many months will pass using the old guidelines. A metaphorical video told by a puppy and a geriatric […]