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Health and Wellness

Boston Marathon Race Preview

Monday morning I will join more than 27,000 other runners on the famous marathon route from Hopkington to Boston. Start I am grateful for the invitational entry I received and looking forward to the challenge and reward of Boston! I am starting about 10:40 in Wave 3 Corral 5 with other invitational entrants. Thus there […]

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Social Media Tips

Reader Smartphone App Recommendations

An Everyday EMS Tips reader shared that these were a few of his favorite apps: Pill Identifier by drugs.com EMS BLS guide by Informed MEDSCAPE MedWords OSHA Heat Safety Tool Other apps that have been brought to my attention Emergency Response Guide 2012 NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Paramedic Protocol Provider Additional apps recommended […]

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EMS Tips

Posts Outside the Service Area: Books, Apps, and Blogs for November 2012

Books Paramedic and Mortician Matthew Sias published a memoir and collection of experiences,  Apps At the start of the month EMS1.com and Limmer Creative launched two new apps: 101 Last Minute Study Tips. There are two versions – EMT and Paramedic – and both are available for the iPhone and Android. I met Blanton Marchese at […]

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EMS Tips

February Alternate Posting Locations: Med Author Chat, CentreLearn Blog, and More

Running, Running, and running …  Running is one of my passions. Early in February I guest posted at the Loving the Run blog about the importance of Free Running between training cycles and when coming back from injury. I also started a new blog this month, Everyday Runner Tips, to have a specific place for […]

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EMS Tips

App Review: American Ambulance Association Conference App

In November I attended the American Ambulance Association (AAA) conference in Las Vegas. The conference was the first I have attended, to my knowledge, that had a conference app. Available for free download in the iTunes store and Android market the app was a guide to the conference, the sessions, and the vendors. I suspect […]

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EMS Tips

Read Everyday EMS Tips with Google Currents App

The new App, Google Currents, creates a digital magazine of Everyday EMS Tips. To access: 1. Install the Google Currents app on your Android device from the App Market or iPhone/iPad from the iTunes app store. 2. After installing search for Everyday EMS Tips 3. Subscribe to the Currents edition of Everyday EMS Tips 4. […]

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EMS Tips

App Information: EMT Tutor

This post was contributed by Micah Holmes of Code3Apps. Leave a comment about what makes a great EMS and you might get picked for a free EMT Tutor download code. The EMT Tutor (iTunes link) is an educational development app for the EMT.  It was developed drawing from my knowledge and past experience, which includes […]

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EMS Education Tips

EMSEduCast: 100th Episode and Going Strong!

In February of 2009 I suggested to Chris Montera that the EMS Garage podcast do a show about education topics. He suggested back that I start an EMS education podcast. Fast forward … the EMSEduCast – the podcast by and for EMS educators – just posted our 100th episode. Thanks to my wonderful co-hosts Chris […]

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EMS Education Tips

Video: Create Flashcards for your iPod or iPhone

Paramedic and Blogger Florian demonstrates in this screencast how to use Keynote or PowerPoint to create a set of flash cards that can be imported into iTunes and from there into your iPod or iPhone. Thanks Florian for the great tip and training. You can also read a post from Florian that explains the same […]

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EMS Tips

iPhone App: EMT Academy

EMT- B student Austin Marsh wrote me about the iPhone app EMT Academy. Austin writes: “EMT Academy is a great app! It includes flashcards, quizzes, skill sheets and more help me study and review before test dates! I have it for the iPhone, find it on the app store for $4.99!” Thanks Austin. EMT Academy […]