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Critical Care

November 2017

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 […]

Thoughts from a Clinician: EMS Vision 20/20

By |August 22nd, 2017|


It is 2017 and we are on the brink of big things in the field of Emergency Medical Services.  The care is arguably more advanced and better than it […]

The Intubation Debate-Why It’s Not About Intubation.

By |August 12th, 2017|

Ok, I admit that the current intubation debate is, on some level, about intubation. But it is also about much more than that. I can remember having discussions in […]

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 […]

EMS Education– A Look Forward

By |July 7th, 2017|


I have always believed EMS parallels the career trajectory of nursing. This is especially True when you look at the infancy of nursing, 1750 to 1893, in what was […]

March 2017

Maintaining Compliance Within an EMS Service

By |March 28th, 2017|

Maintaining compliance within an EMS service can be a daunting task, especially given the number of regulations that we must follow.
One way to look at EMS is if a […]