1. Virtual and augmented reality games train teachers, first responders There are lots of ways to prepare teachers, students and first responders for an active shooter incident. A grant-funded project is using virtual reality (Military1.com) to simulate an active shooter incident at a school. “The United States Army and Homeland Security Department are in the midst […]
As a parent I believe my number one job is to keep my kids safe. What that means for me in central Wisconsin is a world apart for what it means for a father trying to keep his kids safe by escaping the ravages of war in Syria. “4.1 Miles,” an Oscar-nominated documentary short film, […]
This outstanding documentary introduces the personnel and efforts of the White Helmets in Syria. Watch the trailer and find the full documentary on Netflix. Then let me know what you think of the documentary in the comments.
I am sure Bob is a great instructor and has extricated himself from the cold water and back onto the ice dozens of times. I have heard rave reviews about the quality of his ice rescue training programs. But when standing next to an ice hole I sure would like to see Bob wearing a […]
EMS professionals have unlimited opportunities to practice their craft. Mountain rescue is one of those opportunities. What do you think about this work environment?
Drowning prevention and drowning patient assessment and treatment is a topic that is highly interesting to me. As a former lifeguard and now a parent of two young children that are learning to swim I am always mindful of prevention. In the past week I have come across several excellent resources about drowning. I was […]