1. Virtual and augmented reality games train teachers, first responders There are lots of ways to prepare teachers, students and first responders for an active shooter incident. A grant-funded project is using virtual reality (Military1.com) to simulate an active shooter incident at a school. “The United States Army and Homeland Security Department are in the midst […]
Short video from Armed Forces Network on use of moulage for an EMS exercise. What are your best or favorite moulage application techniques?
[amazon-product text=”2 Weeks a Year Finding Humor in Iraq” type=”text”]B006P0HW5K[/amazon-product], by SSG Trent Cherin, is an ebook chronicle of SSG Cherin’s experience deployed in Iraq for a year spanning 2003 and 2004. 2 Weeks a Year caught my eye as I was browsing the Kindle owners lending library because the cover photo is of the […]
EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by EMT/Firefighter and runner Matt Bassett. Q: […]
Army Reserve Specialist Michael Anthony discusses his book, Mass Casualties: A Young Medic’s True Story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq on this episode of the Medical Author Chat podcast. Michael was an operating room technician in the Iraq War. His tour was from October 2006 to October 2007. During that time he worked […]