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Less Travel in 2018

On the road time was down in 2018. Arizona – family vacation and Pinnacle EMS leadership forum California – Urban Shield and work Minnesota – hockey tournaments Tennesee – EMS World Expo Texas – work meeting

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National Park Service at 100 and EMS

I love our National Parks, Monuments, Memorials, Rivers, Lakeshores, and Seashores. Earlier this summer I visited a fine collection of NPS units – Mount Rushmore, Devils Tower, Wind Cave, Jewel Cave and the Badlands. And I was inspired to reflect on 100 years of the National Park Service and what EMS can learn from the […]

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SCOTTeVEST Featherweight Vest

I only have one phone, but I regularly see people with two phones – a work phone and a personal phone. Some people even add a tablet with a stylus. Then a wallet, house/car keys, a water bottle and a few snacks. These items are either bursting out of their pockets or tucked under their […]

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Two Runs Two Oceans

In late March I ran to a beach on the Gulf of Mexico. This morning I ran from a hotel near LAX to a beach on the Pacific Ocean. When I travel I try to run to specific points of interest.

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3 Things to Never Bring on an Airplane

I have Spring Break on my mind. Do us all a favor and never bring these three things on a plane. 1. Graham crackers Is there a more fragile mass produced food? I don’t, nor does anyone else, want to see or sit in your graham cracker crumbs. Splurge and buy some more durable teddy […]

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Spring 2014 Tour Dates

I have a busy March, April, May, and June travel schedule. The best part of all this travel is the time with friends and family. My tour dates/ports of call. Milwaukee Arizona – Phoenix, Cave Creek, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon Milwaukee, again Olathe, Kansas Liberty, Missouri Madison, Wisconsin Minnesota – Hinkley, Minneapolis Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania Denver, Colorado Indianapolis, Indiana Wisconsin […]

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Alternate Posting Locations October 2011

Blog.CentreLearn.com – My day job is being the Director of Education for CentreLearn Solutions. I add about two posts a week to the CentreLearn blog and manage our social media accounts. Top Questions about CL Courses for Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs Build your own Online Training Content FDA Drug Safety Communication on Zofran – this […]

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EMS Conference Attendance: Tips to Reduce the Cost Part 1

In March I have been fortunate to attend two of the top EMS and Fire conferences. In early March I was at EMS Today and last week I was at FDIC. I am fortunate that conference attendance and participation is part of my job. I am frequently asked by EMS students and early career EMS […]

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Travel Update: FDIC and Fire-Rescue Med

I have added two trips to my Spring travel schedule. Later this month I will be attending the Fire Department Instructor Conference (FDIC) in Indianapolis. I am looking forward to meeting fire instructors from around the world to learn more about how they are or would like to use online education. In May I am […]

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3 Tips for Thanksgiving Airport Travel

I have been to a lot of airports this year – too many airports. If you are traveling this Thanksgiving holiday you might find these tips useful. 1. Remain Calm. If your flight is delayed, the plane is waiting for maintenance at the gate, the line at security is long, or a child is crying; […]