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?
A letter I got from a fellow Paramedic has caused me to write a long tyrade on the state of EMS. This post will make you mad. It will challenge you and challenge our profession. You will probably see yourself in the words this Paramedic wrote to me. We Need Change.
Caution: This video is funny because it’s sad… I don’t think that there’s a paramedic or EMT in the entire US that can’t relate to it. It’s a little off of my normal standards, but I had to put it up there. I coulda been the medic in this video on any random day of my shift. Could you?