The EMSEducCast – the podcast by and for EMS educators – has more than 130 episodes for fire and EMS educators. The co-hosting team, Rob Theriault, Bill Toon, and myself – record two or more new episodes a month. All episodes are available on iTunes, the ProMed Network and EMSEduCast.com. War Stories and Skill Labs: […]
Is your organization using online education or training? My day job is as Director of Education for CentreLearn Solutions, LLC. I am responsible for building and maintaining our library of continuing education content. I also spend a lot of time with training officers helping them develop their own training content. The CentreLearn blog has been […]
Only you can communicate the value of your department or your organization to your community. The Merrill, Wisconsin Fire Department is hosting an informational meeting to explain its fire and EMS response capabilities and the costs to provide those services. The article describes an upcoming face to face event with a PowerPoint presentation from the […]
Voting is open for the 2012 EMS Blog of the Year and 2012 Fire Blog of the Year. Vote for EMS Blog of the Year Vote for Fire Blog of the Year The selection of blogs is overall excellent. I am planning a future post about my experience as a judge.
Last week I contributed a guest post to the FireGeezer blog about my experience with the Kindle Fire. My post was one of several about the Kindle ereader, Kindle Fire, and Kindle Apps. Check them out. Product Review – the Kindle E-Reader Product Review – the Kindle Fire Tablet Kindle Apps for Laptops Product Review […]
I truly appreciate the fire, EMS, and law enforcement professionals that are working today and tomorrow. Being away from their families to keep the rest of us safe. Thanks and Merry Christmas.
It was a hot weekend as I busily prepared for EMS World Expo where it will be truly hot. Three things that made this weekend a scorcher. 1. I participated in the Portage County United Way Run, Bike, Unite Duathlon. I was very pleased with my 16th overall finish which include a blistering (for me) […]
This is Fire Prevention Week. One of the most important audiences for fire prevention week is children. Susan Maguire is a literacy expert that blogs about information and activities for you to use with your child that will foster early literacy development and a love for books. I know she is an expert because Susan […]
I have been enjoying posts every 30 to 60 minutes today at FireCritic.com. He usually posts multiple times per day, but today he promised posts at least every hour and he is delivering.
Smokey the Bear (aka Smokey Bear) is 65 today. Congratulations Smokey! I certainly appreciate the impact of the most successful marketing campaign ever on preventing wildlife fire. Nonetheless I have mixed feelings about the impact of 65+ years of wildfire suppression on ecological systems, blurring of the urban/wildland interface, and the costs associated with massive […]