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Product Review: Maxxeon WorkStar 2030 Floodlight

Best Flash Light I have ever owned.¬† If you need light in dark places this flash lights is a go anywhere, light anything, long lasting machine. Note: I was sent a Maxxeon WorkStar 2030 in November, 2013 for a product review. I have been too busy using the¬†flashlight to actually sit down and write this […]

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MEDRILLS – App Giveaway – EMS Skill Instruction Apps for Tablets and Smartphones

MEDRILLS has a rich collection of smartphone and tablet apps for learning and virtual practice of EMT and paramedic skills. In the comments share which app you would like to have most (if you want to add a “why” … even better). On Friday, January 4, at 07o0 CT I will randomly choose 3 winners […]

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EMS Tips

Alternate Posting Location: How Much Do you Care?

Wins and losses and IV start success rates become irrelevant if you don’t care for people that are most vulnerable and need your help – even when it doesn’t come with mass adoration. How Much We Care Defines Our Legacy … posted at EMS1.com

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EMS Education Tips

Video: What to do when you miss an IV

From the excellent “Remember 2 Things Video Series” by Steve Whitehead at EMS1.com ParamedicTV is powered by EMS1.com Some other things to consider: 1. Visualize how success will look and feel on your next attempt 2. Take a few cleansing deep breaths 3. Relax your shoulders, arms, and wrists 4. Reassess the need for an […]

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Video: Starting an IV with a Kicking Sound Track

Do you have a song in your head when you start an IV? Not sure what my song is but it is definitely not the Fat Boys. //

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EMS Boot Camp 1/11 – IV Complications and Top Tips (#31daysofCE)

Tomorrow, January 11 at 1100 EST Jim Hoffman the EMS Professional will present an EMS Boot Camp session on IV complications and his top tricks for gaining IV access. I have had a chance to review Jim’s slides and I am confident students, new professionals, and even experienced paramedics will learn a few things in […]