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EMS Tips – Drop the Puck – Moose Lake EMS

We’re in Moose Lake, Minn. for a youth hockey tournament. My son’s team, the Stevens Point Ice Hawks, is in the dark jerseys facing off against the Moose Lake Rebels. Between games I visited with a Mercy Hospital Ambulance EMT about the local EMS operation.

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EMS Tips – Medic Killed – Medic Injured – You are Not Alone

1. N.C paramedic allegedly murdered by spouse MEDIC (N.C.) paramedic Rebekah Hart-O’Sullivan was killed in her home, and police said her husband, Patrick O’Sullivan, shot her and fled the scene. He is wanted for murder. In July 2016 I wrote that Our concern for personal and partner safety needs to extend from scene safety to off-duty […]

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2014 Minnesota EMS Educators Conference: Slides and Notes

At the 2014 Teaching and Learning Conference for EMS Educators I presented Distraction is Deadly and Cheating in EMS education during two concurrent sessions. (MN EMS Educators Facebook Page) Distraction is Deadly Distraction is Deadly: Presentation to MN EMS Teaching and Learning Conference April 2014 from Greg Friese Cheating in EMS Education Is It Cheating […]

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Spring 2014 Tour Dates

I have a busy March, April, May, and June travel schedule. The best part of all this travel is the time with friends and family. My tour dates/ports of call. Milwaukee Arizona – Phoenix, Cave Creek, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon Milwaukee, again Olathe, Kansas Liberty, Missouri Madison, Wisconsin Minnesota – Hinkley, Minneapolis Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania Denver, Colorado Indianapolis, Indiana Wisconsin […]

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Announcement: Co-Presenting at Minnesota EMS Educators Conference

In late April I will be co-presenting “Distraction is Deadly: driving, patient care, and education” At the 3rd Annual Minnesota Ambulance Association Teaching and Learning Conference. As you can see from this session announcement I will be realizing a career long dream of co-presenting with a gray squirrel. This squirrel, one of many that lurks […]

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EMSEduCast Focus on Pain Management: Episode 173

In episode 173  of the EMSEduCast guest Peter Canning discusses Pain Management. Peter shares that pain management has rekindled his EMS career. He states, “Pain management is a daily opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives.” Visit the EMSEduCast page to listen to Pain Management in EMS Education Peter Canning has been a full-time […]

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Best EMT Test Prep Ideas

At the Minnesota EMS Educators conference I was really struck when Heather Davis said, “More practice tests are more effective than more studying.“ If you fail a written test, especially if the questions are application and comprehension, rather than retention your time is better spent becoming a better test taker. Sure if you fail a […]

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Road Trip: Station 51 home of Freedom House

During my visit to the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul for the Minnesota EMS Educators conference I was invited to Station 51 home of Freedom House.  Station 51 is also the home of the St. Paul EMS Academy which  is an amazing effort that is providing EMT training and employment for economically and socially […]

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2013 Minnesota EMS Educators Conference: Slides and Notes

At the 2013 Teaching and Learning Conference for EMS Educators I presented Handheld Wizardry: Integrating Smartphones and Tablet Devices in EMS Education to a small group of educators. (conference schedule) SlideShare Slideshare is a tool for sharing PowerPoint presentation files, as well as other types of documents like PDFs. I regularly post the slides I present at conferences […]

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MN EMS Educators Conference

I am looking forward to attending and presenting at the Minnesota EMS Educators conference next month. I am certain I will wear my fancy dress shirt with the Green Bay Packers logo. Find out more about the conference program and speakers.