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November 2017

EMS Managers being Certified?

By |November 6th, 2017|

Are we finally moving into an era that requires EMS managers to become certified?  The answer is yes.  Prior to 2016, EMS managers were selected through an interview process and the […]

Protect your Patient TOO

By |November 6th, 2017|

It seems that when we in the healthcare industry are still rather complacent with standard precautions, and good disinfectant measures. Most of us are guilty of at least one […]

The Importance of chest x-ray interpretations

By |November 6th, 2017|

It is important for CCT medics to have a strong understanding of basic x-ray interpretation, specifically that of chest x-rays. Let’s face it, a large number of our interfacility […]

October 2017

Reaching millennials through virtual gamification

By |October 24th, 2017|

When I mention EMS Games. What comes to mind? Do you picture yourself in the late 1980s playing ambulance driving games where you scored points by transporting patients to […]

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 […]

Type 3 Diabetes?

By |September 26th, 2017|

Have you ever heard of Type 3 diabetes?  I hadn’t until recently.  Alzheimer’s disease is being referred to as Type 3 diabetes.  Patients who have diabetes deal with issues […]

We don’t need no stinking ballistic vests.  Violence on the job.

By |September 25th, 2017|

EMS is a dangerous thing to do.  Recently in Pennsylvania, an ambulance was dispatched to a behavioral health facility for a man refusing to return to the facility.  EMS […]

Halloween 911

By |September 22nd, 2017|

And so it begins, Halloween.  In an era of cell phones and self-importance the 911 phone calls about someone being dead and needing help have started.  This week a […]

The Value of Diversity

By |September 18th, 2017|

Everyone knows that in order to get hired in the healthcare industry you need to have experience and have a good background knowledge. This has been the case since […]

A Day of Rememberance

By |September 11th, 2017|

Today we remember the 2,896 people that were killed on 9/11, the worst terrorist attack ever conducted on American soil. I remember being awakened by the phone early […]