I am on my way to Miami for the Pinnacle EMS conference. This is my first time attending Pinnacle and I am looking forward to the focus on EMS administration, management, and leadership. Chris Montera, host of the EMS Garage podcast, is hosting a tweet-up Wednesday night at the Hemispheres Lounge at the Loews’s Hotel […]
Do you know some EMTs only complete the minimum required CE? When I reapply every two year I usually have way more than the minimum required CE hours. In some categories I often have double the required hours. One person, me, does not make a focus group, but nonetheless I was puzzled when I received […]
Life EMS in Western Michigan collaborates with local Red Cross chapters:
A reader asked for tips for informally tutoring co-workers. He is already an EMT-B and working on his EMT-I. He has co-workers that are in EMT-B class and they frequently asked him questions. He raised several concerns: He used the AAOS book, they are using the Brady book He has concerns about their low motivation […]
University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit Student run, all volunteer organization provides emergency response to the University of Delaware. UDECU website. Emory University Emergency Medical Services 911 emergency response by Emory University students: 24-7 to campus and surrounding community.
Video photo collage from a 2010 EMS week competition between several neighboring EMS services. This is a great idea to have some fun and socialize with EMS colleagues. This idea could easily be adapted to include some EMS skills competition.
Tribute video to EMS professionals and volunteers produced by Lancaster General in 2010.
David Konig has been schooling me in the ways and uses of “Internet Memes” and with some basic understanding I gave it a go with the Twitter Meme #ifiwereGovofWi (If I were Governor of Wisconsin). You could adapt this Twitter Meme for your own state by replace “WI” with your own state (you probably didn’t […]
Want to meet-up during EMS Expo. Here are the multitude of ways and places to find me: 1. Visit the CentreLearn booth – 3231 (exhibit hall map) 2. ZOLL Podcasting studio where I will be recording live episodes of the EMSEduCast on Wednesday and Thursday 3. Attend my Thursday or Friday morning presentation. Or both! […]
EMS Pandemic Influenza Guidelines for Statewide Adoption were published in May 2007. Nearly two years later EMS agencies are revisiting those guidelines as public concern and media attention about Swine Influenza A (H1N1) grows. EMS Managers should revisit their pandemic influenza plans and make sure the following planning and preparation efforts are underway: