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Extra Downtime: Three Things Tuesday

If you are or someone you know is suddenly faced with some extra downtime you might consider: 1. Watch lots of videos and read lots of books with an Amazon Prime subscription. After my annual Pandora subscription, Amazon Prime is easily the 2nd best subscription I purchase each year. Amazon Prime includes instant access to […]

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New ECG Book and Resource Collection

Dr. Ken Grauer sent me an email earlier this week. His  4th edition is now available on Amazon. Remember you can find this and many other ECG Titles in the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore. Earlier this week I updated the most visited page on this blog, Where can I practice reading 12 leads?

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News and Events

Summer: Running, Reading, and Resting

I have enjoyed my break from blogging. I was occasionally struck with the impulse to blog, but held back. Also the notion of stopping blogging has crossed my mind. Running – I ran a half marathon PR two weeks ago in Missoula. Reading – After several books about backyard chickens I plowed through the latest Dan Brown […]

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Write for EMS Industry Publications

Editors from major EMS publications have asked me to be on the lookout for “new, up and coming EMS authors.” Regular contributions to leading online EMS publications is a great opportunity for you to: refine your communication skills introduce your experience and niche expertise to an international audience help move the EMS profession forward In […]

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EMS Books for your Kindle

Did Santa bring you a Kindle? Browse the Everyday EMS Tips bookstore for the best books by EMTs and Paramedics.

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News and Events

Thanks!

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. The opportunity to be grateful for the past year coupled with time with friends and family, great food, and a few days off of work is wonderful. If you are working today or during the weekend, thanks for your service to your community. I am thankful: For my career in […]

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Collector Items: EMS World Expo 2012

Pictured: New Orleans EMS patch EMS1.com Challenge Coin CAE Healthcare Challenge Coin

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EMS Education Tips

Presentation: Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education #EMSWorldExpo

Updated November 22, 2012: Handout for this session posted at EMSWorld.com. This morning I am presenting Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education at EMS World Expo in New Orleans. During the presentation I will be asking a series of poll questions with PollEverywhere.com. You can view and answer the polls as they happen at PollEV.com/gfriese. I […]

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Book Reviews

Book Review: Official Guide to Blogging for EMS

The  by Dave Konig lays out the practical steps to beginning as a blogger in emergency medical services (or any healthcare topic) and answers many common questions asked by new bloggers. In the Kindle ebook Dave explains blogging platforms, the importance of blogger identity, types of posts and media content, and wisely guides readers through […]

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Social Media Tips

Group Fundraising for EMS Education and Emergency Notification

I am not sure what to make of Kickstarter and other group/crowd funding websites. I have browsed many kickstarter projects but I have yet to contribute to the fundraising goal. Have you joined a kickstarter project? Did it get fully funded? I have recently received notification of two group/crowd funding projects related to EMS. Defensive […]