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Extra Downtime: Three Things Tuesday

If you are or someone you know is suddenly faced with some extra downtime you might consider: 1. Watch lots of videos and read lots of books with an Amazon Prime subscription. After my annual Pandora subscription, Amazon Prime is easily the 2nd best subscription I purchase each year. Amazon Prime includes instant access to […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: September 2013

Some of my top reads from September 2013: 4 Things to Know Before You Needle the Chest 7 Drugs that can Kill Kids in a Single Dose (also find a CE on this topic from Kyle David Bates, called Pediatric Ingestions, at RapidCE.com) The Silent Killer, suicide among EMS profesisonals Collar Only Spine Immobilization Celebrate […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: EMS News and Updates

Some of posts, blogs, and articles that caught my attention. NAEMT updates Code of Ethics for EMS Practitioners. Print and share this at your next training meeting. Ask members to describe which each bullet point might look like in practice. Discuss how to handle different ethical dilemmas. Yesterday Rom Duckworth introduced me to Fit for […]

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News and Events

Free CE Webinar: SCUBA Emergencies

CentreLearn Solutions, the leading provider of online training for fire and emergency medical services, announced an upcoming free continuing education webinar on SCUBA emergencies, to be presented Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. EST. This webinar, the latest in a monthly webinar series, will feature instructor Michael Fraley, a rescue diver, SCUBA instructor and […]

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News and Events

CE Video: CPR Quality from ZOLL Medical and EMSWorld.com

Free CE Opportunity: Dr. Bentley Bobrow discusses ways in which prehospital providers can improve patient survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. In the video on CPR Quality, recorded at the 2011 EMS World Expo in Las Vegas, NV, and sponsored by ZOLL Medical Corporation, Dr. Bentley Bobrow discusses ways in which prehospital providers can improve patient survival […]

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Question: More Resources on Capnography

A reader asked, “I would like to know more about capnography.” Post updated September 20, 2015 0) CapnoAcademy.com a resource and information website from Medtronic powered by EMS1.com 1)      Capnography for paramedics blog 2)     : A Systematic Approach for Paramedics’ by Troy Valente 3)      Capnography Made Easy training course from Physio-control University. Physio-control university also has […]

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EMS Education Tips

EMS Newbie Essay Contest and Top Newbie Tips

The EMS Newbie podcast is hosting a great contest for new EMS professionals. The grand prize is an all expenses paid trip to Las Vegas. Read all the details at EMS Newbie – Vegas Baby. My experience with contests like this is far fewer people enter than you might expect. Which means your odds of […]

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Posts from Outside the Service Area: Things That Make Me Feel Itchy

Three things that make me feel itchy: 1. Talking about lice. 2. Wearing a tie. 3. Wool pants. What makes you feel itchy? Posts Outside the Service Area A few articles and things that have caught my eye recently. Browse around and let me know what has caught your attention recently. Bed Bugs Are you […]

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education Opportunity: Ambulance Safety Solutions

Read the Ambulance Safety Solutions supplement from the October issue of EMS World magazine and then log on to www.rapidce.com to receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credit courtesy of ZOLL Medical Corporation. The series of articles offers great information about: Mechanical CPR devices Driver monitoring technology Forces experiences during ambulance movement How to Find […]

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CE Article: High School Sports Injuries

The EMS Magazine CE Article for September is High School Sports Injuries. I co-authored this article with Kevin Collopy. We have been receiving lots of reader questions and comments about this article. One sign that an article is resonating with people is that they ask questions. Read the article. Take a quiz at RapidCE.com to […]