The Virtual Classroom: Lessons Learned

Some dude you know has a new article in the Spring 2017 edition of Paramedic Chief. Check it out online, the article entitled “Virtual EMS Education: Growing Pains and Lessons Learned.” While you’re at...

Fyre Festival Organizers Sued By Contracted Medical Provider

On Thursday of last week National Event Services (NES) filed a lawsuit against the organizers of Fyre Festival for breach of contract, fraud, and negligence according to an article on Pitchfork. The lawsuit is...

Abdominal Emergencies | EMS Quick Study Help

This episode of the EMS Quick Study Tips is focused on abdominal emergencies. As always great key elements to focus on for your exams and beyond.     Share this video

EMS In The 21st Century

EMS has changed a lot in 17 years. Some of that change has been good, some of it has been, well, not so good. Here is my take on the good and bad of EMS...

Fyre Festival Was Not A Drill

So, about the Capital Hunger Games 2017 Fyre Festival that imploded across the internet this weekend…I don’t want to rehash everything that has already been written, but I do want to make a few...

Long Ago, On A Planet Just Like Ours

Sometimes, when I see the news, I think I’m living in Superman’s Bizsarro World. As Robert Heinlein called it, “The Crazy Years.” Which is why I spend a lot of time watching old movies...

EMT Ranked #161 of 200 For 2017 Annual Careercast.com Report

CareerCast.com’s Annual Report on the Best/Worst Jobs of 2016 brings the EMT ranking down to #161 of 200. This is a minute dip over last year and we still remain in the lower 25% of...

Modern Day Barbarism

I find it just a bit ironic that as I type this article, I have recently been in the ER for my customary Status Asthmaticus that accompanies the high pressure, windy stormfronts, was sent...

Typo

“Hey guys, whatchagot?” “Ah, hey, man. Looks like a whiteout.” “Alright. Simple enough.” “Numbnuts is over there starting an IV, we’re about to hang a bag of D10.” “Word.” “She, uh, fifty-two. Takes insulin. Took it last night, but...

Takeaway from the EMS 3.0 Transformation Summit

A few weeks ago I went on a call for a 23 year old patient who had a toothache. She had had a tooth removed at a hospital-based dental clinic four hours earlier and...