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EMS Tips

10 Assorted Thoughts, Ideas, and Resources Part 1

Within 2 minutes of waking up I drink at least 8 ounces of tap water to immediately fill my tank for the day ahead. Local beer is always better. If you life in Milwaukee, St. Louis, or Golden, Colorado it might take a little effort to identify a true local beer. Walking a dog is […]

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Humor

Gut Feelings

Read Rogue Medic’s blog if you are interested in evidence or changing your gut feeling.

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EMS Tips

Posts Outside the Service Area: Collections for the Year Ahead

This month I tried to gather up posts on the theme of “collections” since the first post I wanted to share was Rogue Medic’s collection of podcasts and blogs.┬áHe has curated an excellent collection of blogs and podcasts to keep up with EMS and emergency medicine research. You can eat better in 2012. Fire Engineering […]

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EMS Education Tips

CIRC Trial and IBP ALS

This is a guest post from Rom Duckworth, paramedic and educator that follows-up on this post about my experience in the CIRC trial. If you want to guest post or review on this blog,┬ácheck out the guidelines here. CIRC Trial and IBP ALS Having had the opportunity to attend the ACLS Guidelines roll-out in Chicago […]

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Social Media Tips

Video: Saving Lives is Part of the Job

News video of paramedics in Texas that responded to a school shooting. A few thoughts: 1. After a high profile incident does your service issue a statement to local media about the EMS response? 2. Do you contact local media and invite them to interview responders? 3. Use social media tools like Facebook and Twitter […]

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EMS Tips

Posts Outside the Service Area: Someone Always Knows

I am convinced that in the workplace any incident of wrong doing – cheating, stealing, etc. – is always witnessed or realized by a co-worker. The part I have never understood is the lengths individuals will go to either pretend what they know is happening is not happening or protect someone that is clearly violating […]

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Health and Wellness

Alternate Posting Location: Green Circle Trail

I had a short piece with photos published today at the Loving the Run Blog about the Green Circle Trail in Portage County, Wisconsin. Yesterday because of unseasonably warm Thanksgiving weather my family enjoyed a ride on the Green Circle. Today I ran about 5 miles on the trail to work off some of the […]

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EMS Tips

Alternate Posting Locations October 2011

Blog.CentreLearn.com – My day job is being the Director of Education for CentreLearn Solutions. I add about two posts a week to the CentreLearn blog and manage our social media accounts. Top Questions about CL Courses for Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs Build your own Online Training Content FDA Drug Safety Communication on Zofran – this […]

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EMS Tips

Posts Outside the Service Area: the End of Summer

Great Stuff Cooking in EMS In the last two years the attention to safety from field providers to policy makers has increased exponentially. The Podmedic, Jamie Davis, and Carissa O’brien provided excellent video blogging coverage of the EMS Culture of Safety Conference. The Unwired Medic explains why ePocrates is the best app he has ever […]

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Announcement

Press Release: Kilted to Kick Cancer

INDUSTRY BLOGGERS, companies KILT UP TO KICK prostate CANCER Magnum Boots USA and Alt.Kilt have partnered up with Bloggers Motorcop and The Happy Medic to raise awareness for male-specific cancer during September, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The goal of the campaign, better known as Kilted to Kick Cancer, is to encourage men to take control […]