EMS week 2010 is coming up. This year, the official slogan is “Anytime. Anywhere. We’ll be there.” That’s fine for the public, but I suggest that we use EMS week 2010 to promote our own slogan “All Respect is Earned”
Maybe I’m way off base here, but I’m just plain ol’ irate. I saw this ambulance on display at FDIC last weekend and I think it’s a full-on slap in the face to paramedic types like myself. It’s real, I took the picture myself.
A roadside mrmorial took me from my idyllic Easter run to the grocery store to a dark, noisy place. I thought I’d share with you my thoughts from this Easter Morning and from a year ago at that same time and place.
This post is about when “Stuff gets real”. It’s about trusting your colleagues and yourself to perform when everything’s on the line. It’s about trusting your fellow EMTs and paramedics to perform when it’s your loved-one on the line. Do you trust them? Do you trust yourself?
The Shine Factor, first in a three part series, examines a simple yet remarkably powerful way to gauge the health of your emergency services organization. It’s quick, easy, and accurate as a temperature check.