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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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Morning Read: Giving Feedback to Medics

Well worth your time to read this article: Culture of Silence. Written by an ED physician about his perception that paramedics are not interested in and hostile to feedback. Next read thoughtful responses from Chief Skip Kirkwood on the Firegeezer blog and Dave Konig on the Social Medic blog. I imagine there will be more […]

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EMS Week: Download 25 Things you should have learned in Medic School But Didn’t #EMSWeek

Today only! Download . An EMS Week gift from author and EMT Dave Konig. Thanks Dave! Interview with Dave Konig on the Medical Author Chat podcast. My review of 25 Things You Should Have Learned in Medic School But Didn’t …  Need a Kindle?  The Kindle and Kindle apps are terrific for readings books anywhere and anytime. I […]

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EMS Week: Download You Called 9-1-1 for What #EMSWeek

From Sunday though Tuesday Dave Konig is offering  as a free Kindle Download. My review of You Called 9-1-1 for What? Interview with Dave Konig on the Medical Author Chat podcast. My review of 25 Things You Should Have Learned in Medic School But Didn’t … 

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Announcement: Updated Edition of You Called 9-1-1 for What?

An updated edition of  has been released by the author Dave Konig. If you already own this $0.99 ebook you should have received an email from Amazon for an automatic and free update. If you don’t own this or Dave’s other book,  you can find them both on Amazon.   My review of You Called […]

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Top Selling Products for Everyday EMS Tips Readers

Do you know clicking on ads and Amazon affiliate links helps support this site? They do and I really appreciate it. Thanks! The top costs of running this site are my time and the email newsletter distribution from Aweber. Stuff you Buy from Amazon.com When you click on links and banner ads for books, software, and […]

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Alternate Posting Locations: New Podcast Episodes Posted and a free ebook

EMSEduCast: Training for the Active Shooter Incident On episode 156 we discuss the preparation and training of EMS providers for active shooter incidents. We discuss how EMS can prepare and train with law enforcement, move into the warm zone with a law enforcement escort, and appropriate BLS life-saving care. Medical Author Chat: Interview with Dave […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Medical Author Chat with Perry Prete

Paramedic Perry Prete talks with me about his book All Good Things on a recent episode of the Medical Author Chat podcast. I also recently posted a review of Dave Konig’s latest book, You Called 9-1-1 for What? earlier this month.

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Creating Contrast for your Efforts, Ideas, and Causes

I am reading a reviewers copy of the , a new book from Chris Brogan and Julien Smith that will be available on October 25 (you can pre-order a copy now which I highly recommend). The Impact Equation is about building a platform and ensuring that your ideas, efforts, and causes get the distribution and […]

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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 […]