Footage captured from the patient care compartment during a response to an actual call. The video is from the Aurora Wisconsin YouTube channel. An interesting set of captions have been added to the video about the rate of travel and running red lights. At about the 1:30 mark the ambulance clearly slows for a yellow […]
EMS professionals explain why they got involved in EMS in this video from Lancaster General Health. Many of the EMS pros got involved because of family. Also a great shout out to the show [amazon-product text=”Emergency!” type=”text”]B0009UC80G[/amazon-product].
Skip past the first 30 seconds to learn about the events planned for EMS Week 2011 in Franklin County.
March was a record-setting month for traffic and page views. Two contests attracted lots of visits and comments. At Facebook.com/EverydayEMSTips I gave away several pairs of Rip Shears. I also had another giveaway for email subscribers. The month closed out with another prize package giveaway from Magnum Boots USA. Look forward to more giveaways in […]
EMS Week merchandise is available. It is a predictable collection of shirts, hoodies, caps, pens, cups, and water bottles. My preference was always for a gift I might actually use/wear on duty. So an insulated mug, water bottle, or good click pen would satisfy my wants. Hero Gear The theme of EMS Week 2011 is […]
Everyday Heroes is the theme for EMS Week 2011. Have you started brainstorming ideas of how to work the theme into your EMS Week Plans. Here are a few of my ideas: 1. Unmask a hero. Write profiles about your agency’s EMS personnel for your Facebook page. 2. Nominate a hero. Ask each hospital you […]
I am paying close attention to Super Bowl week because my team, the Green Bay Packers, made it to the big game. I have high hopes for Sunday’s game. Football is full of metaphors for life and the week leading up to Superbowl XLV has many events that could be tweaked and replicated for EMS […]
Every year EMS Week seems to sneak up on service directors who hastily ask/assign volunteers to lead the EMS Week effort. The committee is asked to plan and execute an event on exceedingly short notice and with little to no budget. Then the efforts of the committee are either ignored or chastised for the low […]