EMS Tips

EMS Week 2012: 3 Lists of 3

It’s EMS Week. No better way to celebrate than 3 lists of 3.

EMS Week Recognition Items

1. Clothing – I am partial to a nice hoodie sweatshirt, preferably no zipper

2. Gadgets – a TRECK+, pen light, or pocket knife would be useful to any EMS professional

3. Food – how about a one pound bag of coffee beans from a local coffee roaster or a gourmet bag from


Participate in the Global EMS community

1. Update your Facebook profile

2. Comment on an EMS blog post or podcast about EMS Week


3. Submit a guest post … I am always seeking guest posts from actual EMS professionals

Feel Better During EMS Week

1. Stop doing something

2. Start doing something

3. Go some where you like

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.