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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.