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Active Shooter Analysis and Lessons from Nickel Mines

The Reading (Pa.) Eagle posted two stories recently about the FBI investigation into active shooter incidents and specifically incidents in Pennsylvania. Pa. emergency responders still learning from Nickel Mines tragedy Lessons learned in Pa. active shooter analysis The stories reminded me of the Medical Author Chat interview with Janice Ballenger and her story of responding to […]

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Mailbag: Holiday 2014 Deliveries

A couple of great deliveries to headquarters. Mr. Wilson Makes it Home Friend and EMT/FF Michael Morse has a new book, Mr. Wilson Makes it Home is now available for order from Amazon.com I am looking forward to reading Michael’s latest book. Leatherman Raptor The Leatherman Raptor was one of the ten EMS1 2014 Gift Ideas. […]

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Book Review: Drop In on Tom H with Michael P

One of the lost pleasures of modern life is the “drop in” or “stopping by.” We feel compelled to call first (or text) to schedule a visit. When I ask, ”Is it a good time?” the reply too often is “I will check my calendar and get back to you so we can schedule something.” […]

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3 Lists of 3: Summer Reading

3 Non-Fiction Books Read The Finish: the Killing of Osama bin Laden (Amazon link) Visiting Tom: a man, a highway, and the road to a roughneck (Amazon link) Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption (Amazon link) Looking for EMS non-fiction and fiction? Check the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. 3 Fiction Books Read  The […]

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Textbook: Foundations of Education – an EMS Approach

From time-to-time I get asked, “When are you going to write a textbook about EMS education and technology in EMS education?” Actually, I never get asked that question. But, I did write a chapter for Foundations of Education: An EMS Approach (Amazon.com link).

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Responding: Free Kindle Download on Saturday April 26

Author and EMT Michael Morse has made his 2nd book, Responding, available for free Kindle download today (Saturday, April 26). Get it. Now.   Find other books by EMTs and Paramedics in the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. 

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Book Announcements: Releases in EMS Management Series

Last fall I had the opportunity to read two books in the EMS Management Series and contribute instructional materials. Those books are now available for Kindle purchase and print versions are coming soon. Both books are comprehensive and well-written. I recommend them highly for use in college level EMS manager courses.  (Amazon affiliate link)  (Amazon […]

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Spring Break Reading List

To keep pace with my son’s reading I finished the fourth book in the Harry Potter series (he has read all 7 books two times through) and I just finished the first book in the Percy Jackson series. Any book recommendations for my son (and me) of other book series to read?  

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Book Recommendations for EMTs and Paramedics November 2013

Looking for a great gift for the EMT or Paramedic in your life? Or need a great book to pass the time between calls? Paramedico I just finished (about 20 minutes ago)  by Benjamin Gilmour. Ben shares stories from 15 years of traveling the world as a paramedic and the many services he rode with. […]

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The Story of Ralph Carr: A Principled Politician

Last night I heard the story of Ralph Carr, the Governor of Colorado, who fought against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. I had never heard of Governor Carr, but was captivated by his story, as told by the author of the book Adam Schrager. The part of Governor Carr’s story that […]