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Reports from Pinnacle EMS Conference 2017

I attended the Pinnacle EMS Conference in Boca Raton, Fla. last week. I wrote quick take articles for many of the sessions I attended. What’s the future of EMS? – a facilitated discussion on the EMS Agenda 2050 Fatigue in EMS: Preview of an evidence-based guideline – early glimpse at the recommendations coming from the Fatigue in […]

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EMS Today 2017 Preshow

Next week I am attending EMS Today 2017 in Salt Lake City. The annual education and trade show is hosted by JEMS. Here is what I am looking forward to: Applauding the accomplishments of EMS1o innovation award winners. Learning about the latest innovations in community paramedicine during the pre-conference. Writing articles about other conference sessions for […]

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3 Lists of 3: Early 2017 in Books, Travel and EMS Events

While running this afternoon, 5.6 miles into a stinging combination of ice pellets and snow I remembered that I used to construct a lot of blog posts using the 3 Lists of 3 format … this is what came to mind: 1. Books I have three books in progress at the start of 2017. I am […]

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EMS World Expo 2016 Pre-conference Articles

I spent most of Tuesday at the World Trauma Symposium pre-conference. Two of the presentations generated EMS1 quick take articles Why crush injury is important to treat early How marijuana legalization impacts trauma If you are in New Orleans check out EMS World Expo Eats and restaurant recommendations from Catherine Counts. Follow the adventures of […]

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5 Tips to Make EMS World Expo Great

EMS World Expo 2016 kicks off this morning in New Orleans with the World Trauma Symposium and half- and full-day pre-conferences. I am planning to split my day at the World Trauma Symposium and the PR Boot Camp. Here are five quick tips to make EMS World Expo 2016 great. Download the app from the […]

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2 More Questions for the EMS Eagles

Friday and Saturday I attended the Gathering of the Eagles, state of the science education program in Dallas. Dozens of medical directors (EMS physicians) from throughout the United States gave five to 10 minute presentations. There were also lightning rounds for audience members to ask short questions (to generate short answers) of the Eagles. Here are two […]

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EMS conference presenters and the long wind-up

EMS conference presenters spend too much time winding up and building to their key points. The long wind-up is usually background or foundation information – pathophysiology, assessment, and treatment basics – that is rarely new information to most of the audience. Here are four things to consider as you prepare to deliver a conference presentation, classroom lecture […]

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EMS World Expo 2015

The largest EMS conference in North America officially opens this morning. I arrived Tuesday to begin the EMS1 special coverage of the event. If you are at EMS World Expo I hope you will say hello or maybe join me for an early morning run on the strip Friday. Here is @gfriese getting his next […]

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2014 ISFSI Fall Conference at Ohio Fire Academy Slides

Today I am presenting two talks to the International Society of Fire Science Instructors Fall Conference attendees at the Ohio Fire Academy. Below are the slides for those presentations. Learn more about the ISFSI Fall Conference. Distraction is Deadly from Greg Friese Integrating Smartphones and Tablet Devices into Fire and EMS Education from Greg Friese

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Part 2 of App Recommendations from Indiana Primary Instructor Symposium

Nick Montelauro, an EMS educator, shared this top after the Indiana Primary Instructor EMS Conference. Nick wrote: “You mentioned Evernote and how you hadn’t really found a use for it yet. If you haven’t already, make sure you try the “Web Clipper” (I use it in Chrome). It makes the process of saving articles, images, […]