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Welcome to Hell Feet 2: Magnum Boots Review

As promised, here is the review of the new EMS Duty Boots that I was given to try out. First of all, if you didn’t catch why I am writing a post about EMS and Fire work boots, you should read the post here: “Welcome to hell, Feet” A while ago, I was contacted by […]

Uh oh, is it that time again? EMS Recert Time Cometh…

I’ll betcha that a lot of you reading this are in the same boat that I am… Here’s the reminder! Yesterday I had the occasion to pull out all of my various certification cards and licenses, photocopy them, and turn them in to one of my departments for verification that I still had them. Much […]

Changing the EMS World – The Chronicles of EMS

So I got my butt kicked by a limey… but I also rediscovered my passion. Fair trade, I think.

BREAKING NEWS: British Paramedic Blogger Fearing US Arm Wrestling Smackdown

Dateline San Francisco…. Chronicles of EMS

Education vs Training: The “Professional Ambulance Cleaner”

Imagine if you will this hypothetical scenario:

You and your roommate have just graduated EMT school together and go to work at competing ambulance companies in the same city. He works for HIS ambulance service, and you work for YOUR ambulance service. Both services have similar fleets, similar deployment patterns, and similar call-volumes. In fact, there’s really no way to tell them apart other than the fact that the HIS ambulance service uniforms are sickly green jumpsuits, and YOUR ambulance uniforms are Macho Blue Shirts with navy blue pants.

Cardiocerebral Resuscitation – Change brings Fantastic results

Some more information on the amazing, revolutionary procedure that is Cardiocerebral resuscitation. Be prepared here, folks. This stuff will blow your mind.

Attention Everyone!

If you’re here reading my blog and you haven’t yet been to see what our two EMS celebrities, Medic 999 and The Happy Medic are up to, then you should go there right now. The long awaited “Project” between those two has taken off and is now being filmed by Thaddeus Setla of Setla productions. It’s […]

Request for ideas on a problem – Can we be paid enough already?

Can we get paid enough already? I’d sure like to, but I don’t have the answers. Here are some thoughts… but no magic bullets. Care to help?

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.

Shoutout to JEMS and Dr. Wesley – Everyone should read this

If you’ve got a pulse and an EMT card, you need to read this article from JEMS.com. Go read it. Go now. Here’s the link. Go.

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