Since my kids started to going to daycare, pre-school and now school I have offered them this advice on their way out the door: Be a good listener Make good choices Work hard Be a good friend I hope it sticks. The opposite behaviors in kids, paramedics, police or politicians are frightening.
In our off time we can share with and support others, especially other EMS providers. Do you have time, talent, and treasure you can share? Treasure Consider joining me in making a contribution the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on behalf of Jeff (@JEFF_EMT) Armstrong. Back the Frequent Flyers and Jakes Firefighters Comic Kickstarter. I […]
In the next 30 days CentreLearn is presenting two continuing education webinars for EMTs and Paramedics. Pediatric Ingestions presented by Kyle David Bates. Click here to read the webinar objectives and register. Diver Down – SCUBA Emergencies presented by Michael Fraley. Click here to read the webinar objectives and register. Continuing Education Hours have been applied […]
This guest post was submitted by Roza Herrera. Everyday EMS Tips always welcomes guest post submissions from EMS professionals, EMS educators, and EMS students. All others are asked to first make a contribution to the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, see submission guidelines, before submitting a post. I appreciate Roza’s submission and her contribution to […]
For every massive 10K like the Bellin 10k there are probably dozens of small community 5k and 10k runs that attract dozens or a few hundred runners. Musky Days is the annual celebration of Musky fishing in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin – the Musky capital of the world. One of the weekend events is the Musky […]
I just listened to episode 8 of the Pedi-U podcast hosted by Kyle Bates which focused on Apparent Life Threatening Events. Kyle and his expert panel discussed the sudden onset of apnea and unresponsiveness in pediatric patients. This is one of the BEST pediatric education sessions I have heard or seen – including lots of […]
As part of my son’s birthday celebration I had lunch with him and his classmates in the school cafeteria. I asked on classmate, “Are you reading any good books?” She replied, “Judy B. Jones, but there are a lot of bad words.” She continued, “Like stupid.” Another classmate quickly added, “Sometimes my dad says ‘douchebag’” […]
This is a guest post by Steve Lichtenberg. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guidelines here. Can you teach children CPR? The short answer is yes. There are a few differences when teaching children as opposed to adults. Children will take the whole process very seriously and are more […]