Happy Darwin and Lincoln Day 2020

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Happy Lincoln-Darwin Day!   Today is the birthday of two people considered enemies by the American slavery belt – Charles Darwin and Abraham Lincoln. The slavery belt was so afraid of Lincoln that most of the...

EMT Paramedic Clinical’s | Surviving Your Rotations

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Quick podcast for EMT and paramedic students. Great tips on surviving ambulance rotations. Ideas on how to get the most from your experience.   Be sure to get my new EMS Differential Diagnosis Guide. Its a FREE...

So, I Wrote A Thing…

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… on Medical EDC for Shooting Illustrated.

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 2000 Round Challenge: Almost Halfway There

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I took a break from submitting college homework, conference proposals and article submissions today for a little Me Time. Just a short session at the range, total of 120 rounds fired. I worked on...

The Closing Of An Ambulance Service | MONOC

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After over 40 years of providing EMS services in NJ. MONOC is closing it’s doors. You can read the official reasons behind this here.   This episode I am joined by Michael Welsh. Make is...

Girsan MC1911SC Ultimate 2000 Round Challenge: Chrono Day!

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Yesterday saw me doing accuracy and chrono work for the Girsan 1911SC. Protocol was to chrono 10 consecutive shots from three separate batches/brands of ammunition with different bullet weights. Each of those loads was...

Alternate Posting Location: What’s with Wuhan for EMS

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Last week I posted two EMS1 articles about EMS and the Wuhan coronavirus. Why EMS leaders need to discuss the Wuhan coronavirus with the public, media Is EMS prepared for an epidemic or pandemic? The post Alternate...

Comments and Ballots

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Commenting I know that there has been a problem with commenting. The technical team here at First Arriving is working on the issue. In the meantime, if you have a comment you want posted, email...

Trying To Make Sense Of Community Paramedics

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This week the crew talks about community paramedic programs. Do they work, are they for EMS and is there a better approach to handling 911 overload? What’s your take?       Be sure to get my new EMS...

Why I drive slow on snow and ice covered, slippery roads

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I don’t mind letting other cars zip by me on the interstate when the roads are snow-covered, icy, slick and slippery. Here are the reasons I drive slow: My car, a 2005 Toyota Sienna Minivan,...