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    Accusations against EMS...

    So I had to make a statement yesterday regarding my role in a call we had Sunday morning. Long story short...call was to a trailer park, PT's home was a collection of crap that would put any hoarder to shame. PT's wife comments that she move a lot of stuff out of our way before we got there...
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    What do you have in your pockets?

    EMT Pants... Aside from the standard trauma shears, pen light, pen, wallet, and cell phone....what do you carry in your duty pants pockets?
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    EMT-B class, online test cheating....a rant.

    Our Basic class is the beta model for converting to online testing. Several reasons being lower cost (less papers), free up more time in class for practicals, getting students prepped for National Registry... Turns out some students were cheating. As far as I can figure out, they were grouped...
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    EMT-B Ride alongs not going well

    I now have 36 hours of ride time, and only 2 contacts to show. The guys at the station have nick-named me "White Cloud". Apparently some other ride alongs are like "black clouds" and the fit hits the shan when they are there. Not me...no, I am the opposite. To prove my point, I was on for...
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    Test tonight...

    Not NREMT... EMT-B class... PT Assessment/reassessment written and practicals. This is make or break time for the class...according to our instructor. We started with 27 (I think) and we are down to 16 left in class. We'll see how many are left after this module. Am I ready for the...
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    EMS and concealed carry....

    Wisconsin will be enacting a concealed carry law Nov 1. There is a lot of scenarios that are being thrown about regarding when, where, who and so forth... A local fire chief went on record (in the paper) with the following comment. "(Fire Chief) said another aspect of CCW that could impact...
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    FNG here....

    Just wanted to say "Hi"...from the FNG. I am currently in training for my EMT-Basic level. Currently, I am one of the 1st responders at my job. I lobbied to have several of our responders trained in more depth than the standard First Aid training provides. The management only allowed...

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