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EMS Tips – Be a Conference Speaker – Top 2017 EMS News

1. Submit to Speak at EMS World Expo Applications to speak at EMS World Expo 2018 are due January 15. Here are three reasons to apply to expo or other conferences. You do work that matters. Share it with others. The best way to test out your ideas is to present them to your peers. […]

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Podcast: Words off the Street

Words off the Street podcast is a “discussion with public safety writers.” I was honored to be the guest on episode 12 and speak with host BJ Schneider about writing, the work I do as EMS1 Editor-in-Chief, and more. BJ has also recently interviewed these EMS authors: Michael Morse Jamie Davis Sean Fitzmorris There are a […]

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Medic Mindset Podcast – Subscribe

Paramedics and paramedic students, subscribe to Medic Mindset podcast. You can find the podcast, four episodes and counting, on: iTunes SoundCloud MedicMindset.com After the Ambulance Driver, Kelly Grayson, mentioned the Medic Mindset podcast I give it a listen. The content, flow of conversation and questions are outstanding. Ginger Locke, the show host, facilitates an informative and […]

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EMS World Expo 2016 Day 1 Coverage

EMS World Expo 2016 formally opened on Wednesday, October 5 with a full schedule of education sessions, three keynote speakers and the largest-ever EMS conference exhibit hall. I wrote two articles for the EMS1 special coverage of EMS World Expo. I started the day by sitting in on a co-presented session about evidence based hiring […]

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EMS Podcasting is alive and well

EMS-themed podcasts are a great way to connect to the larger profession of EMS, stay up-to-date on EMS industry news and pass the time as you drive, exercise or post. I most regularly download and listen to the newest episodes of these two podcasts: Inside EMS hosted by Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson. The weekly […]

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To Have a Long Career in EMS learn from the EMS Pioneers

EMS is supposed to be a career that eats people and spits them out in less than five years. That conventional wisdom doesn’t apply to all. There are paramedics and EMTs that have worked in the field for more than 30 years. In the EMS Pioneers column paramedic and writer Mike Rubin interviews and profiles […]

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MedicCast at EMS World Expo 2015

Jamie Davis, the podmedic, was kind enough to have me on as a MedicCast guest at EMS World Expo 2015 earlier this year in Las Vegas. We had a great conversation about EMS news and trends. Check out our conversation and the other articles I wrote at EMS World Expo.

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EMS World Expo 2015 by the Numbers

This was my 2nd (maybe 3rd) time attending EMS World Expo in Las Vegas. I was glad to be back after missing EMS World Expo 2014 in Nashville because of a blizzard kept me from leaving Wisconsin. Here are some of the numbers from the week: 75 – Things in 75 Minutes The presentation, 75 things […]

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Book Reviews, Recommendations, and Excerpts

Recent Amazon Reviews and Recommendations I posted a review of Mr. Wilson Makes It Home,  a new book by Michael Morse. This is a great book from the author of Responding and Rescuing Providence.  I hope you will check it out. The The Gemini Effect by Chuck Grossart was a recent Kindle First book, which means as a […]

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Active Shooter Analysis and Lessons from Nickel Mines

The Reading (Pa.) Eagle posted two stories recently about the FBI investigation into active shooter incidents and specifically incidents in Pennsylvania. Pa. emergency responders still learning from Nickel Mines tragedy Lessons learned in Pa. active shooter analysis The stories reminded me of the Medical Author Chat interview with Janice Ballenger and her story of responding to […]