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From the Road: Urban Shield and EMS Agenda 2050

Earlier this month I travelled to Oakland for Urban Shield 2018. I spent Friday checking out SWAT and tactical products in the exhibit hall. Saturday was a fantastic guided tour of a half-dozen of the high-fidelity exercises. Read “SWAT training and technology products showcased at Urban Shield 2018” on PoliceOne.com Last week I was able […]

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Change EMS by getting involved

Changing EMS by ranting on Facebook, posting musings to a blog or thumbing up or down instagram photos is unlikely to sway the opinions of lawmakers, regulators or other decision makers. Instead join professional organizations, write and call your elected representatives, show up to meetings and encourage your peers to do the same. I was surprised […]

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Alternate Posting Location: MedicCast Episode 376 from EMS Today 2014

Jamie Davis, the pod medic, was kind enough to let me guest host an EMS education related episode of the MedicCast from the EMS Today 2014 Exhibit hall. The episode starts at the 12:15 mark in the video. I discuss Google Glass, NREMT Testing, and hybrid (online and classroom) education with Gabe Romero and Justin […]

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Congratulations to the 2013 Class of EMS10 Awardees

A few weeks ago at the EMS Today conference I had the good fortune to attend the EMS 10 awards dinner. Congratulations to the 2013 class of EMS innovators. It is a great group. Read the profiles for each award recipient. EMS 10 Innovators in EMS 2013 Awards Program recognizes those who drove the profession […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Advocating for the Field EMS Bill

In this EMSWorld.com article I share my recent experience advocating for the Field EMS Bill which included meeting with my congressional representative. Advocating for the Field EMS Bill

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Posts Outside the Service Area: January 2014

January and February seem to bring out the best in EMS Bloggers. Perhaps we have all resolved to post more often and post better. A few of the posts that caught my eye and attention this month. When you visit each of these posts do the blogger a favor, social share or leave a comment. […]

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Alternate Posting Location: 4 Tips for EMS Today 2014

In a new column at EMS1.com I share four tips for EMS Today attendees to make the most of their trip to the annual conference. Hope to see you in DC next week.    

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2014 EMS Conferences

I have just added these dates to my calendar for 2014. I hope to attend all three. How about you? EMS Today, February 4-8, 2014 in Washington DC. Pinnacle EMS Leadership Forum, July 21-15, 2014 in Scottsdale, AZ. NAEMSE Symposium, September 16-21, 2014 in Reno, NV. If you could go to just one national EMS […]