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Alternate Posting Location: Traits of Excellent Volunteer EMS Organizations

Congratulations to Kiowa County EMS, NAEMT National Volunteer EMS Organization of the year! They received their recognition and award last week at EMS World Expo. I was fortunate to be a reviewer of applications and used that experience to identify traits of excellent volunteer organizations that all of the applicants shared. Visit EMSWorld.com to read […]

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Alternate Posting Location: 2 Questions for EMS World Expo

Attending EMS World Expo? In an EMS1.com column I encourage asking these two questions.

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EMS World Expo 2013: PPT Slides and Handout

Distraction is Deadly: Understanding and Mitigating its Impact Distraction is Deadly: EMS World Expo 2013 Slides by Greg Friese from Greg Friese PDF of handout VFIS Infographic Get the infographic embed code

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EMS World: Podcast Schedule, Activities, and Announcements #EMSWorldExpo

EMS World officially starts today. Many EMTs and Paramedics from around the country have enjoyed fantastic pre-conference NAEMT training courses and other events. Today the EMS World Expo Podcast Studio, sponsored by Physio-Control opens. Check out the schedule of shows featuring your favorite EMS podcasters. I am pretty sure Bryan Fass is going to be […]

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CE Video: CPR Quality from ZOLL Medical and EMSWorld.com

Free CE Opportunity:┬áDr. Bentley Bobrow discusses ways in which prehospital providers can improve patient survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. In the video on CPR Quality, recorded at the 2011 EMS World Expo in Las Vegas, NV, and sponsored by ZOLL Medical Corporation, Dr. Bentley Bobrow discusses ways in which prehospital providers can improve patient survival […]

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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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2011: An Amazing Year

Wire to Wire, 2011 has been one of the best years of my life. Of course there were some challenges and disappointments, but as I look back it has really been amazing. Some of the things (in no particular order) that made 2011 AMAZING! New TV installed just in time for 2011 Rose Bowl featuring […]

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EMS World 2012 Presentation Ideas

A few weeks ago I received my evaluations from participants in my two sessions at EMS World Expo 2011. I presented two sessions: Trends in Online Emergency Responder Education (view the slides) Using Social Media to Market your EMS Agency (view the slides) The evaluation scores and comments are about what I expected. I thought […]

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American Ambulance Association 2011 Tradeshow and Conference Day 2

Day 2 at the American Ambulance Association tradeshow and conference started with another early morning wake up (curse you time change). I was out the front door of the Hilton by 0530 for another run on Las Vegas Boulevard. As I had the day before I ran a round trip from the Hilton the MGM […]

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American Ambulance Association 2011 Tradeshow and Conference Day 1

Today was my first day at the American Ambulance Association Conference and Tradeshow in Las Vegas. Travelling to the Pacific time zone is always a challenge because of the two hour time change. Of course I was wide awake at 0400 local time. Running the Strip As I like to do during any Las Vegas […]