Don’t Settle For One EMS Option

As 2018 comes to an end I wanted to get one more episode of the podcast in and answer a question I get a lot from members and those I coach on a one...

New EMS Scope of Practice another step on evidence-based future

The EMS profession, increasingly, is basing its use of medications and procedures on evidence. Either evidence supporting the continuation of an existing practice or the adoption of a new practice. Or the ceasing a...

Less Travel in 2018

On the road time was down in 2018. Arizona – family vacation and Pinnacle EMS leadership forum California – Urban Shield and work Minnesota – hockey tournaments Tennesee – EMS World Expo Texas – work meeting The post Less Travel...

The slow steady decline of ambulance to hospital transports is beginning

As we close in on 2020, it’s likely we are about to reach Peak EMS Transports, a term I am co-opting from Peak Oil, a phrase that has been used to describe the date...

Vaccines are probably the safest and most effective medical intervention available, so whay do...

  Why does anyone lie? Anti-vaxers lie for the same reason as other people – for personal benefit. Many anti-vaxers claim that there is an international conspiracy of doctors and researchers, as if all of the doctors...

Cardiovascular Emergencies P3 | Electrophysiology | EMS Quick Study Help Tips

This episode of the Monday Minutes focuses on key elements of electrophysiology in cardiovascular emergencies. Discover what you will see on EMS paramedic exams, build your knowledge and become a better clinician in EMS   https://s3.amazonaws.com/press-play-v2/2115391/2124044/outer.js Want...

Welfare Check Tips from EMS Leaders

For this EMS1 article, Lessons to apply: Welfare check incident became a LODD, I asked these EMS leaders for their best tips and advice for conducting welfare checks: Chad Pore Mike Taigman  Gina Perschau-Becker Marc Bashoor Welfare checks are resource...

Day of Infamy

As the attack on Pearl Harbor on this day in 1941 fades into history and the people who were there leave us, a theme has grown up that the American response to the attack...

Treat The Patient Not The Monitor | Or Something Like That

This week on the podcast I talk about the age old saying “Treat the patient, not the monitor”. Maybe it should be “Treat the patient AND the monitor”. Plus I highlight an up and coming...

Well Meaning, Not All That Well Informed

I came across a report from the Citizen’s Budget Committee of New York. This is not a city agency, but is comprised of concerned citizens who want to help the cities and state of...