One of my favorite training activities is to ask, “What if…” What happened: The son of an elderly dementia patient posted his disappointment to Facebook about the poor packaging for his father and lack of communication he received about his father’s discharge from a skilled nursing facility. Two images posted by Ross Leonardo show his father […]
Blog posts, articles, news reports, and audio podcasts…some of my favorite reads from August 2014. Blog news from MedicSBK…new website layout. Check it out. Steve Whitehead lays out the reasons you should quit your crappy EMS job. This article, I found a gun on my patient. Now what?, struck me as a common sense and […]
How do you fill the “in-between moments” in EMS? Try a simple question to your patient as you pass the time.
Two news stories from the past week make me sick to my stomach each time I read or think about them. Spouse of a patient was killed on Monday when ambulance stops abruptly. News article 1. News article 2. The NIOSH fire investigation into the death of a Wisconsin firefighter was released on Thursday. News […]
In late October on my way to New York City for the marathon I had a long ground hold at the end of the runway at the Detroit Airport. After kindly loading us on the plan and taxing to the end of the runway the pilot announced that due to traffic in Newark we had […]