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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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EMS Today 2017 Session Reports

EMS Today 2017 in Salt Lake CIty was a whirlwind of education sessions, exhibit hall traverses and visiting with friends. It was also an Italian food festival for me … I turned in receipts for Sbarro, Bucca De Boppa and Olive Garden. I attended conference sessions based on this loose criteria: Meeting an editorial opportunity […]

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EMS World Expo 2016 Pre-conference Articles

I spent most of Tuesday at the World Trauma Symposium pre-conference. Two of the presentations generated EMS1 quick take articles Why crush injury is important to treat early How marijuana legalization impacts trauma If you are in New Orleans check out EMS World Expo Eats and restaurant recommendations from Catherine Counts. Follow the adventures of […]

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5 Tips to Make EMS World Expo Great

EMS World Expo 2016 kicks off this morning in New Orleans with the World Trauma Symposium and half- and full-day pre-conferences. I am planning to split my day at the World Trauma Symposium and the PR Boot Camp. Here are five quick tips to make EMS World Expo 2016 great. Download the app from the […]

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EMS World Expo Social Stream #EMSWorldExpo

I missed EMS World Expo this year, but I feel like I am there by following the Twitter hashtag #EMSWorldExpo. Were you at EMS World? How have you shared your experience with those of us that were unable to attend?  One of my favorite posters is @mmbangor 4 generations now working in EMS #EMSWorldExpo pic.twitter.com/etRDheGmCG […]

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Photos: Minnesota Teaching and Learning Conference 2014

Thanks to @FISDAP for posting this photo from my presentation, Distraction is Deadly to the MN EMS Educators Teaching and Learning Conference. .@gfriese speaks about the dangers of distracted driving at this year’s TLC for EMS Educators. pic.twitter.com/Ih6HBq8ZlB — Fisdap (@FISDAP) April 25, 2014 The slide behind me is a quote from Mom that I […]

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EMS Educators: Our Favorite Apps

During my NAEMSE Symposium presentation, Handheld Wizardary, I asked attendees to share their favorite apps.  I asked this question by text/email message using Remind101.com. Many attendees replied to me with their favorite smartphone apps. Action Movie FX Chrome Browser Dropbox Epocrates Facebook Google Translate Instagram NAEMSE Symposium Guidebook Paramedic Protocol Provider Pepid Pocket RX Safe […]

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Summer Vacation and a Blogging Break

Summer … so much to do and not enough daylight (have you noticed the days are already getting shorter). I am going to take a break from blogging for the rest of the month. Like all of you I have lots going on: Family vacation and books to read Special events like kid soccer tournaments […]

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Health and Wellness

T-Shirt Giveaway: Give Cancer the Axe

My friend Jeff, (@JEFF_EMT), just completed the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. Part of his fundraising efforts was the creation and sale of these t-shirts, Give Cancer the Axe. I want to buy one of you a shirt. In the comments simply tell me which shirt you would like. On Friday April 26 at […]

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Random Thoughts from a Reader

In the weekly email to readers I have been asking for news and updates. Reader “Steve” provided this reply. With his permission I am posting it for all Everyday EMS Tips readers. Thanks “Steve.” Went to my first JEMS conference… 7 out of the 10 classes I took taught me nothing new. 3 classes were life […]