3 Things I Learned From Making It Stick

Peter Brown and Henry Roediger’s Making it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning describes how to become productive learners. It covers learning classroom material and skills, uses examples from schools, businesses and athletics, the...

The Arm Chair Quarterbacking In EMS | Even A LODD Doesn’t Stop It

During this episode we discuss the recent LODD of an EMT in NYC, the feeding frenzy of EMS websites and blogs, arm chair quarterbacking in EMS and getting along with partners. Take a listen. Get...

AMR And Lyft Announce Transportation Partnership

Yesterday American Medical Response (AMR) and on-demand ride-share service Lyft announced a strategic partnership to provide “non-emergency medical transportation services” for patients who need rides home from the hospital or for outpatient services. The...

Made to Feel Welcome

Just thought I’d give a brief public thank you and shout-out to the two conferences who booked me in March. The Code 1 Conference in Cedar Rapids, IA is run by Kirkwood Community College....

‘Hey Siri 108’ Ease Of Access To India Emergency Services Prank Goes Viral

Ever since Siri, Apple‘s voice recognition assistant, became available, people have experimented with asking it to perform various tasks. Asking for Siri’s micro-processor in marriage, asking it to old-school beatbox rap, or take on the persona...

This Pretty Much Sums It Up

This is NOT my video. I found it randomly while looking for something else on Facebook. What I was looking for is not important, but this video is and is funny as well. It sums...

Comments on Trumpcare’s First Victim: American Medical Response

I received a number of comments on Trumpcare’s First Victim: American Medical Response that indicate I wasn’t clear enough on a few things for people to understand. I want to make a few general...

Big NREMT Changes For Paramedics

Last summer I attended an NREMT Scenario Development Workshop, which was one of the best courses I have taken. The workshop covered the new portfolio requirements for paramedic students during their program, the new...

Where’s Ambulance Driver? Spring 2017 Edition

Leaving on a jet plane for the Seven Springs Resort in Pennsylvania on Thursday, for EMS Update 2017. I’ll be giving the keynote address and a couple of clinical lectures. If you plan to...

LODD EMT Yadira Arroyo Funeral Arrangements

FDNY EMS Station 26 Bunting Ceremony The funeral arrangements for FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo, murdered in the line of duty, have been announced: Wake/Viewing: Joseph A. Lucchese Funeral Home 726 Morris Park Avenue Bronx, NY 10462 Thursday, March 23,...