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Will your career survive a decade or more in full-time EMS? Take this three question quiz!

Think you’ve got the right mindset to survive a long career in EMS? Come take this helpful three-question quiz to determine if you’ve got the proper amount of insanity to handle it. EMS Humor folks.

Sunday Randomness – Some EMS Pet Peeves

My Sunday Randomness seems to have devolved into a rant about some of my pet peeves in EMS. There’s some old crusty complaints in there, I know… but every dang one of them will improve your care.

The Drunk Responder

Greg Friese, over at Everday EMS Tips, has written a post in observance of Drug Free Work Week – Oct 19-25th, 2009 entitled “When a Coworker is Intoxicated” In it, he asks what we would do as EMS professionals and Firefighters in cases where we suspect that a coworker is under the influence. This originally started […]

Moved to Tears

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Note: I wrote this to commemorate 9-11 last year… I wanted to post something new but I thought that this was still appropriate. Never Forget —————————————————–  I woke up this morning to just another day. I’m not proud of it, but I have to admit it. Yes, I know what day it is. I know […]

“In Their Eyes” – From Guest Author – Randy Lovelace EMT-B

… We’re an anomaly, our small-but-proud department. We’ve got a fanatically devoted, passionate group of highly trained volunteer firefighters and EMTs that provide the best possible service to our citizens…

Soapy Pictures – The EMS Narrative Report

EMS Narrative reporting is a skill that you must master. Here’s some great information that you need to learn in order to master your EMS narrative report writing.

EMS Week 2009 – Thank You Letter for your Crews

A Thank you letter from Management to EMS crews – In honor of EMS week. Feel free to use it as you wish.

Follow up to The Shine Factor: What makes a great Ambulance Service

Part of “The Shine Factor” series – This post looks at some basic characteristics of Great Ambulance Services.

Follow Up to the Shine Factor – Grunts: Part 1

Third part of the three part series “The Shine Factor” – This post looks at us “Grunts” and tells how a lot of our organizational success is riding squarely upon our shoulders.

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