Category Archives: In the Line of Duty

Remembering the True Heroes – D-Day, June 6th 1944

Every now and then, I have the chance to meet a true hero, the likes of which I could never be. This was one of those times.

Remebering My Father, Chief Richard A. Kaiser

Has it really been 11 years? In rememberance of my father, I’m asking everyone out there to help me spread some of his legacy. Care to do me a favor?

I am not immune

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This is a personal thank you and a word of advice to every EMS person out there. We aren’t immune to what we think we’re immune to.

Back in the Saddle Again!

After a short, unscheduled break… I’m Back Baby! Here’s something that made me laugh till I cried this morning. I love EMS.

What Difference Does EMS Make? Choose Your Own Ending

I got a little philisophical with this post and I’d like you to pick the ending I should use. What do the three cases I present mean to you?

When all you have is a hammer… Every problem looks like, lasix?

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Ever heard the expression “When all you have is a hammer, every problem tends to look like a nail”. I do that on fire scenes, but is it good to do that with EMS?

In an Instant

This is a therapy session for me. An incident that happend to me years ago has been haunting my mind lately and I thought writing it down would help. Spoiler alert: The kid dies at the end.

To Kneel or not to Kneel

Exploring the squishy side of emergency response. Do you always remember to look where you’re putting your knees? I don’t… Eww.

Red Lights to the Left of them, Blue to the right! – Coloring Emergency Lighting

Ever pull over for a tow-truck or a snow plow? What’s up with the lack of a standard for emergency lighting colors? It’s confusing as heck..

Huddled Masses. Healthcare. Honor. EMS.

Undocumented Immigrants? Illegal Immigration? Where do we stand on this as EMS professionals? What do we do?

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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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