Critical Care

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

August 2017

Fentanyl Resistant Narcan?

By |August 22nd, 2017|

As if we don’t have enough to deal with in regard to the opioid epidemic ranging from government officials proposing regulations that prevent first responders coming to render aid […]