1. Glucagon, yes we can! (EMS1.com) Harvard researchers looked at some NEMSIS (ePCR data) and speculated EMTs can’t use glucagon – a medication to treat hypoglycemia. Many EMTs inside (and outside) the U.S. are authorized and trained to administer the ~$200 per dose medication, but treat low blood sugar with food, oral glucose, or prepare […]
Today’s mass shooting and terrorism incident in Orlando is an immediate and likely an ongoing incident for all EMTs and paramedics to learn from and contemplate. My rapid reaction … What happened: A single gunman with an assault rifle killed 50 people and injured dozens more at Pulse, a gay nightclub, in Orlando early Sunday morning. […]
Chief Dennis Rubin and his firefighter/paramedics at De Pere Wisconsin Fire Station #1 were kind enough to give my son and me a tour Friday afternoon. We had a nice visit and chance to discuss hockey, big city vs. small city department leadership, medical protocols, and community paramedicine.
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. The opportunity to be grateful for the past year coupled with time with friends and family, great food, and a few days off of work is wonderful. If you are working today or during the weekend, thanks for your service to your community. I am thankful: For my career in […]
Check out this promotion video of the Hutchinson Community College Field Operations Program for paramedic students. The field ops program was also the subject of EMSEduCast episode 83: Hutchinson Community College Field Ops Program. // //
I recorded this video interview with Chris Montera at Pinnacle EMS 2010 in Miami for EMS1.com. In our conversation we discuss cheating in fire and EMS education, the responsibilities of students and educators, and the implications on content developers. Developing more engaging and interesting educational content often comes at the expense of time and energy […]
When you are outside the ambulance on the roadway all vehicles are PARAMEDIC SEEKING MISSILES! Lights, vests, chevrons, cones, signs, and flag wavers are merely interesting to the intoxicated and or intexicated driver. Good conversation from EMS1.com about roadside safety. ParamedicTV is powered by EMS1.com
Have you heard about the Chronicles of EMS yet? It is an EMS film project by EMS professionals about paramedics. Using social media tools bloggers, podcasters, and filmmakers are coming together to explore EMS in San Francisco and share that event (the “Project”) using social media tools like blogs, YouTube videos, Flickr photo streams, and […]
Film maker and paramedic Ted Setla has created an amazing movie about the EMS professionals of Alameda County, California. Watch the documentary (the password is “levelzero”) to both remember and pay tribute to EMS professionals and other emergency responders in the fire service, law enforcement, public health, and hospitals. Visit http://levelzeromovie.com/movie/ to view the movie.