We review the humanitarian issue of human trafficking so that you, as a first responder, can spot the signs of human trafficking when responding to a call, and work to get the victim the help they need.
EMS started off as a branch of the Department of Transportation. But is that really the best place for it? We review the history of the EMS profession and how we can use that history to inform our professions future.
Longtime EMS and DistanceCME founder discusses the pros and cons of using Narcan in the field, and how EMS can approach the debate.
Setting professional, career-focused goals can set you up for longterm success. Use these tips to help you create your personal EMS plan.
A large number of interfacility transfers involve very sick patients who have undergone invasive procedures prior to our arrival. Rather than just taking the word of our fellow health care providers, it is helpful if we can look at an X-ray to confirm things for ourselves visually as well.
A seasoned EMS provider and educator discusses pedagogical strategies for reaching millennials and inspiring them through EMS education.
The debate over whether to give EMS providers bullet proof vests is a crucial one to the safety of first responders. But, we man need more data around the subject in order to get legislation passed or convince private EMS outfits to equip their providers with bullet proof vests.
A review of why EMS personnel may consider wearing ballistic vests, including situations that do not involve guns.
A discussion of the subject of leadership and why it's much harder to be an EMS leade than it may look like on the surface.
A discussion of the intubation debate in the EMS field, and why some may be arguing about more than proper intubation techniques.