Alternate Posting Location: What would you do with a $1,000

If I had a million dollars, I’d buy a … Florida police officers, EMTs, paramedics and firefighters will be answering the “how should I spend a windfall” this summer when 174,000 of them receive a $1,000 bonus from the State of Florida. Instead of using the $1,000 windfall for gas, groceries, rent or other regular …

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Alternate Posting Location: Host better online meetings

One of the most significant and likely lasting changes has been the widespread use of online technologies like Zoom, GoToWebinar, Google Meet and Microsoft Teams for departmental meetings, training events and community education programs. Like anything, leaders and educators should be considering continuous improvement opportunities for their use of online meeting technologies. Read five tips …

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Quick EMS Plumbing Review

I did this quick review on a couple of key subjects in EMS you should consider when assessing your patients and the possibility of a vascular leakage issue. Be back soon with a full episode and guests.  Become a Turbo Medic Insider and get even more valuable study resources. It’s free to join here. 

Alternate Posting Location: Increase EMS funding with 3 clicks!

It is EMS on the Hill Day week, the 11th annual event organized by NAEMT, to increase awareness of EMS and advocate for EMS initiatives with federal officials. If you missed your chance to participate in this year’s virtual event, you can still message your Senators and Representative to advocate for EMS with the NAEMT …

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5 health and fitness pandemic purchases worth every penny

In late February 2020 I stockpiled canned foods, staple goods, bleach wipes, toilet paper and a few other supplies before the real rush caused by the World Health Organization declaring a global pandemic and the Trump Administration declaring a national emergency. These purchases gave our family peace of mind and satisfaction that we were a few weeks ahead on flattening the curve. But …

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Alternative Posting Location: Train for patient lifts and moves

Lifting and moving a patient-loaded stretcher might feel routine for the crew, but it is a novel experience for the patient. Lifting the stretcher into the ambulance should be treated as a high-risk moment for the patient and the crew. Watch this stretcher drop video and then use the Reality Training discussion questions on EMS1 …

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Happy Darwin and Lincoln Day 2021

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/how-lincoln-and-darwin-shaped-the-modern-world-45447280/ Where would we be without these two revolutionary thinkers? Both Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln were born on the same day – February 12, 1809. We are in a pandemic, which is starting to look much less ominous, in large part, due to the genetic modification of mRNA (messenger RiboNucleic Acid), which was completely …

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How to Revitalize Your Goals with Appreciative Inquiry (5 Simple Steps) | by Sarah Evans MCC

Originally Posted on The Coaching Tools Company as How to Revitalize Your Goals with Appreciative Inquiry (5 Simple Steps) | by Sarah Evans MCC We’ve all been experiencing an unprecedented time of turmoil, uncertainty, fear, anxiety, fatigue and massive transitions. In this context, many of my conversations with clients, colleagues, family and friends—and even with …

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