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Electronic Patient Care Reports Must Get Better

EMTs and paramedics’ responses to an NAEMT survey on ePCR software points to opportunities to improve usability and training. The survey report, 2017 National Survey on EMS ePCR Usability, describes the factors impacting perception of ePCR usability, the importance of training and the need to train EMS providers toward¬†proficiency. The 18-question survey adapted questions from […]

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Change EMS by getting involved

Changing EMS by ranting on Facebook, posting musings to a blog or thumbing up or down instagram photos is unlikely to sway the opinions of lawmakers, regulators or other decision makers. Instead join professional organizations, write and call your elected representatives, show up to meetings and encourage¬†your peers to do the same. I was surprised […]

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3 Links Tuesday: EMS Week Resources and Ideas

1. The EMS Week ideas website from NAEMT and EMS World has been updated for EMS Week 2014. These two posts from 5 years ago remain among the most visited posts on Everyday EMS Tips. 2. 25 Ideas to Celebrate EMS Week. 3. 25 More Ideas to Celebrate EMS Week. What are your plans and […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Advocating for the Field EMS Bill

In this EMSWorld.com article I share my recent experience advocating for the Field EMS Bill which included meeting with my congressional representative. Advocating for the Field EMS Bill

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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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WEMSA Wrap-up: People and Products #WEMSA

The Wisconsin EMS Association is one of the biggest state conference exhibit halls. I have heard Texas is bigger (but isn’t everything bigger in Texas), but other than EMS World and EMS Today I haven’t seen a bigger state EMS exhibit hall. Note: this is my final post from WEMSA. Catch-up with Day 1, Day […]

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Day 3 at Wisconsin EMS Association Conference #WEMSA

Saturday was the closing day of the Wisconsin EMS Association conference. An Amazing Value As you look for an EMS conference with national, high caliber speakers, a large exhibit hall, and a rich social scene I want you to consider traveling to WEMSA 2014. Consider this: The block room rate was $109 per night at […]

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Day 2 at Wisconsin EMS Association Conference #WEMSA

I spent the majority of my day at the CentreLearn booth in the exhibit hall. It was fun to talk about online education with CentreLearn customers, interested training officers, and skeptics about the effectiveness of online training. Asking the NAEMT Questions about NREMT Next to the CentreLearn booth is the National Association of EMTs. I […]

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Why Wait for #EMSWeek to Do These 20 Things

EMS Week is a week away, but you don’t need to wait until the official EMS Week to do any of these things: Increase your knowledge: sign-up for the free EMS Web Summit. Appreciate EMS in a different setting by reading a book by a paramedic/author. Join the conversation about EMS by leaving a comment […]

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EMS Week Ideas and Resources

EMS Week is about a month away. If you are just beginning to plan for EMS Week 2012 you might be better off refocusing your efforts on planning now for 2013. Regardless of when you plan or celebrate EMS Week there are some great resources and ideas available. EMS Week Ideas web site hosted by […]