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April 2018

Thoughts from a Clinician

By |April 23rd, 2018|

Thoughts from a Clinician

By:  Klint W. Kloepping, FP-C, NRP, C-NPT, AAS

 

One Saturday morning as we stood at attention on drill weekend as our commander walked through into the bay […]

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. […]

February 2018

Is Narcan the Answer?

By |February 5th, 2018|

There has been a lot of talk recently in social media and the news about leaving Narcan behind after a reversal of an Opioid overdose. A new voluntary program […]

January 2018

Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed)

By |January 18th, 2018|

The recent popularity of Free Open Access Medical Education (FOAMed) has made it so easy to learn, even on the go.  There are so many podcasts, websites, and courses […]

The Continuing Education Cycle

By |January 6th, 2018|

Thoughts from a Clinician:

The Continuing Education Cycle

Klint W. Kloepping, FP-C, NRP, C-NPT, AAS

 

There is always that rush to get the continuing education in and the hours submitted right before […]

December 2017

BED BUGS!

By |December 13th, 2017|

We regularly discuss body substance isolation procedures and the equipment that needs to be worn to protect us from the patient and the patient from us.  And let’s be […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]