I need to do something Here… HAPPY BIRTHDAY @SHELL1972 !!

If case you haven’t heard, it’s Shelly’s Birthday. Shelly, or as her friends on the interwebs know her as, @shell1972 , is turning a young and vivacious 28 today and I would like to take this opportunity to say “Happy Birthday” to her.

Shelly is pretty much my most vocal twitter supporter and religiously Retweets my posts. I’m grateful for that. Plus, she drove all the way to FDIC to hang out with us and that was cool.

Happy Birthday Shelly!

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Chris Kaiser aka "Ckemtp"

I am a paramedic trying to advance the idea that the Emergency Medical Services can be made into the profession that we all want it, need it, and know it deserves to be.

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  • Comments
    riedmur
    Why do Ambulances Carry Epi-Pens?
    The Epi-pen probably costs about $25 and the other $375 is for insurance premiums for the one patient who dies after the injection and the family sues for $10 million.
    2015-06-26 14:54:00
    Scott Bennett
    Maybe You Don’t Deserve More Money – A Guest Post
    A long reply written while on standby. tl;dr version: Basics, and for that matter paramedics, are poorly paid because there is little, if any, economic incentive to pay them more. It's my general belief that "deserve a raise" is a phrase with little practical meaning. Nearly no one in this country is paid based on…
    2015-06-25 23:57:00
    Barefoot in MN
    Provider Suicide – A Letter From Someone’s Coworker
    I hope you do start that crisis line. It's needed. Kudos to you on your recovery... may you be well.
    2015-06-20 22:49:00
    Barefoot in MN
    I Got Attacked – A Paramedic Speaks About Public Trust
    It's a good point - that people are becoming needlessly afraid of their own local LE's -- but I hope you will not wait for "the media" to notice this post. Send it to them -- by e-mail, by comment on their web sites, & by printed hard-copy snail-mailed to each of their many offices…
    2015-06-20 17:49:00
    Barefoot in MN
    More EMS Scenarios for the Real World
    Thanks for these ! yes, the exotic calls are fun but the "routine" calls are people, too. Just because we may have seen "this sort of thing" before, doesn't make it routine for the patient in front of us.
    2015-06-20 17:41:00

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