Facebook: Power for EMS Good or a Nefarious Tool for Evil?

In preparation for the Pinnacle EMS 2016 conference I wrote this article: How to use Facebook to announce an EMS LODD A LODD is unpredictable, but like any other low-frequency, high-consequence incidents, pre-planning is critical to...

How To End Your EMS Career

EMS paramedics in patient ‘selfie war’ face charge The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has charged a former Okaloosa County EMS paramedic and issued a warrant for another in connection with a criminal investigation that revealed...

Narcotics & Opiates | EMS Quick Study Help

This episode of the EMS quick study guide tips and help focuses on overdose or poisoning using narcotics/opiates.     Be sure to Share this or Like via Facebook.

Elizabeth

Her name was Elizabeth. In a previous life, while younger, and less mature, she was known as Betty. She had worked first as a stripper, then as an escort, in order to support her drug...

The Ignorance Is Strong Here

Sometimes, I have a hard time finding something to write about. Especially something about EMS. I’ve been in EMS a long time, a really long time. In fact, I was in EMS before it...

The Fire Service Was Supposed To Take Over EMS

I’ve never met Michael Morse, but his blog Rescuing Providence is must read for anyone in EMS. He worked for many years as an EMT and Firefighter in an agency that is not known...

Poisoning & OD | EMS Quick Study Help Part 29

EMS paramedic study guide tips for cholinergic and anticholinergic poisonings or overdoses. Types, signs and symptoms as well as management of poisoning patients in the EMS field.     Get your copy of the EMS Quick Study...

This Is Not Exactly News

Philadelphia conducting experiment to save gunshot victims PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In all of last year, there were only 22 days when someone wasn’t shot in Philadelphia. Nearly 1 in 5 victims died. Now, in a bold...

Amazon Prime Day Recap

Last week I wrote about my plans to shop the great (or sort of great) Amazon Prime Day deals. My best deals were the purchase from Alexa deals. I missed the 8″ HD Fire Deal, not...

DC FEMS Considering UBER Partnership For EMS Calls

At the beginning of the year Washington DC Fire and EMS (DC FEMS) brought in American Medical Response (AMR) in order to off load low priority EMS calls and decrease response time of FEMS...