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Health and Wellness

Deer Preservation in Central Wisconsin

Opening weekend of gun deer season…the best weekend of the year…is drawing to a close. This year I continued a recent tradition of deer preservation with a dual strategy of 1) not seeing deer and 2) missing the shots I took. Both could be corrected with more time spent scouting and on the range, but […]

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EMS Tips

EMS Awards and Celebrations

After I shared this post about Bill Toon’s retirement reception with Everyday EMS Tips readers Dr. Michael Curtis wrote about EMS ceremony and celebration in central Wisconsin. Dr. Mike’s reply, posted with his permission: As you know, for the last 19 years, the Portage County EMS Association has had an annual awards banquet, with a […]

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News and Events

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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Operations

I Was Nearby: The Camp Randall Crush of 1993

I seem to have a knack for being nearby mass casualty incidents (I was in Reno at the time of the airshow crash. I finished the Boston Marathon 40 minutes before the bombing). Camp Randall Crush 20 years ago this week I was a senior at the University of Wisconsin and a member of the […]

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News and Events

All I Got …

For the lack of posts and updates is excuses and a plain and simple I have been busy with other things. Sorry. Until next time … it’s still snowing in Wisconsin.

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Operations

Ambulance Inspection: Is one inspector enough?

It’s not too often that EMS makes it into the local news. In-depth, investigative reporting is more rare. Inspecting Ambulances in Wisconsin is a 1 Man Job Literally, 1 man inspects all of the ambulances in Wisconsin. Only as frequently as one man can. Honestly, I can’t imagine having his job. I could barely maintain […]

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WEMSA Wrap-up: People and Products #WEMSA

The Wisconsin EMS Association is one of the biggest state conference exhibit halls. I have heard Texas is bigger (but isn’t everything bigger in Texas), but other than EMS World and EMS Today I haven’t seen a bigger state EMS exhibit hall. Note: this is my final post from WEMSA. Catch-up with Day 1, Day […]

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EMS Tips

Day 3 at Wisconsin EMS Association Conference #WEMSA

Saturday was the closing day of the Wisconsin EMS Association conference. An Amazing Value As you look for an EMS conference with national, high caliber speakers, a large exhibit hall, and a rich social scene I want you to consider traveling to WEMSA 2014. Consider this: The block room rate was $109 per night at […]

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News and Events

Day 2 at Wisconsin EMS Association Conference #WEMSA

I spent the majority of my day at the CentreLearn booth in the exhibit hall. It was fun to talk about online education with CentreLearn customers, interested training officers, and skeptics about the effectiveness of online training. Asking the NAEMT Questions about NREMT Next to the CentreLearn booth is the National Association of EMTs. I […]

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Set-up and Day 1 at Wisconsin EMS Association #WEMSA

Tonight was the grand opening of the exhibit hall at the Wisconsin EMS Association 2013 Working Together conference and trade show. I am representing CentreLearn and will be at our booth Friday and Saturday. If you are at WEMSA please say hello. If you aren’t follow the hashtag #WEMSA. I was able to transform this: […]