Are We Teaching To Pass The NREMT?

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EMS educator and speaker Mike Smith joins Jim for this episode and they talk about difficulties in EMS training like teaching for the NREMT exam vs. teaching for the real world. Mike points out...

Does Room Air Reduce Mortality Among Term Neonates Requiring Respiratory Support at Birth?

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      The title of this meta-analysis suggests that it is important for us to have evidence in order to withhold treatments that are based on assumptions and anecdotes, rather than based on evidence. We should...

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 2000 Round Challenge: Day 3

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Day 3 at Blogorado was a bust. The front sight blade fell off again, despite being affixed with Permatex liquid gasket. My theory was that a Superglue bond would be too brittle, and that...

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 2000 Round Challenge: Day 2

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Day 2 at Blogorado was gorgeous, with a temp of 65 degrees, 15% humidity, and an elevation of 4500 feet. I started with Magtech 124 grain FMJ, listed by manufacturer with a muzzle velocity...

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 2000 Round Challenge: Day 1

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The MC1911SC Ultimate is a compact, officer-length 1911 by Turkish manufacturer Girsan, imported by EAA. Built on a forged aluminum frame, it boasts a number of nice features, including contoured surfaces to eliminate snags,...

EMS World Expo 2019

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I am home from an action-packed visit to EMS World Expo 2019 in New Orleans. The EMS1 team visited with members in the exhibit hall. Visit @EMS1 #EMSWorldExpo booth 1636 pic.twitter.com/pC79THDyCy — EMS1 (@EMS1) October 17, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js And...

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate: 2000 Round Challenge

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Okay, Girsan, let’s do this. Today begins the 2000 round challenge of the Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 9mm, imported by EAA. If you’re unfamiliar with the 2000 round challenge, ala Tamara Keel and Todd Louis...

Being A Critical Care Medic | Is CC Training Beneficial?

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This episode I talk with Dominick Walenczak who is a Critical Care Paramedic and also runs the CritMedic Podcast. We talk about the benefits of the advanced training as well as its use in the...

Announcing EMT 360!

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“Tell me, and I’ll forget. Show me, and I’ll remember. Let me do, and I’ll understand.” That quote has been attributed to various famous figures and philosophers over the years, but it still holds...

EMS Education And Student Expectations

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Joined by Josh Knapp and guest Skye Croom. We discuss EMS education, student expectations and some realities of the process. We just scratched the surface on this one and hope to have Skye back soon...