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April 2018

Make a Difference: EMS and Human Trafficking

By |April 9th, 2018|

When we think of trafficking, we generally think of drugs or weapons, not human beings. Yet the problem exists in numerous communities where EMS responders deliver care.

Human trafficking is […]

March 2018

Changing the Face of EMS for the New Century

By |March 1st, 2018|

By Scott McConnell, DistanceCME

EMS has always been the forefront of medicine, delivering care to the sick and injured in various roles dating as far back as the Civil War. […]

December 2017

Have you set your EMS professional goals for 2018?

By |December 12th, 2017|

Nearly everyone makes New Year’s resolutions: save money, buy that new pair of shears, lose weight etc. This year, why not set some professional goals instead?

Setting EMS goals is […]

September 2017

Protecting EMS Providers – Are Bullet Proof Vests the Answer?

By |September 29th, 2017|

I have been seeing a lot of chatter on social media and reading quite a bit about EMS services now issuing ballistic vests and providers being allowed to arm […]

July 2017

A Blurb from Bruce – Do What You Say and Say What You Do

By |July 11th, 2017|

I don’t know that there is anything that gives me an insta-aneurysm more than the casual educational cliché “yea – that’s the way we teach it in here, but […]

May 2017

Synthetic opioids without the side effects

By |May 18th, 2017|

By Scott McConnell, RN, CEN, PHRN, NRP, EMS Editor

By Richard Main, M.Ed., NRP, EMS Instructor

We all know that the opioid addiction in this country is now epidemic. The number […]

August 2016

Synthetic Opioid Without the Side Effects

By |August 18th, 2016|

We all know that the opioid addiction in this country has become an epidemic. The number of opioid prescriptions has quadrupled since 1999 and is responsible for 14,000 […]

Man Allegedly Steals Ambulance in Dallas, TX.

By |August 12th, 2016|

Man Allegedly Steals Ambulance in Dallas, TX.

Someone please explain something to me; how in blue heck in this day and age does someone steal an ambulance? How many […]

July 2016

Federal Workers Reportedly the Cause of Most Current Measles Outbreak

By |July 12th, 2016|

It was just 16 years ago that measles was declared eradicated in the US and now we are having regular outbreaks because of ongoing, and unfounded, fear that the […]

4th of July: Are ‘We The People’ really safe?

By |July 4th, 2016|

Every year millions of Americans across the world celebrate Independence Day with the waving of Old Glory, Bar-B-Que, and fireworks. As a Marine Corps Veteran, I enjoy this time […]