Anything. Everything. You and your medical director are eating pizza and he/she asks you honestly and you answer like you actually care. What would you say?
Trends, wishlist, out of box ideas welcome. Post references if you got em.
Do you know the difference between criminal, civil and administrative liability?
Critmedic did a great podcast covering this issue and I think it is something medics and EMTs need to be aware of. Medicine can be litigious and there are not always the guarantees you think there might be in...
Hello. Welcome and cheers. Say hi! Post your region and a link to your protocols. Let's see how different we are. Post anything related to training opportunities, classes, exercises, labs and the like. Also a special shout out to the rural EMS folks that live so far south...
This follows the removal of SCBA gear from city ambulances 2 years ago
For those of you not familiar with the structure of the CFD and the EMS operations within, CFD has single role medics who...
Start your engines. Try to learn something.
Some of the stuff is high level... but I have found no shortage of useful information generally not presented to EMS.
Lots of references to the latest literature. Check the notes.
From the state governing agency.
What do you think will happen to EMS if states make this more of a common practice? Is your state currently doing...
Disclaimer....I Love nurses.
But, in a profession arguably taught in the medical model under protocols and procedures taught by and overseen by physicians, why so many nurse managers.
Here in Chicago you can expect your local EmS coordinator to be a nurse, paramedic educators, nurses, ecrns...
What would you like to see changed in how medics and EMT's are trained? What innovative techniques does your program use that you like and/or have developed?
What percentage of your lectures use 300 plus slides of powerpoint? (Ya.......)
Lots of agencies adding this to the toolbox. I myself have used it a few times and like the concept but I think it is important to realize that it is a new piece of equipment with its own unique sets of...
Great talk at SMACC given by Joe Lex M.D
Have any of you ever considered your game plan if ever called into action on a flight?
Anyone ever responded?
Interesting stat that Dr. Lex gives out is that a Dr. is on 85% of flights statistically but only responds 48% of the time...
Just saw this posted. Looks like a good opportunity for those in the DC area who want some 911 time. But it also reflects pretty poorly on the DC Fire/EMS system.
EMTs Needed for DC 911 EMS Operations
DC EMS Shifts pay $20.41 per hour
National Registry Certification required...