An experienced EMS provider and instructor reviews the pros and cons of stethoscope grades to help determine the best stethoscope for EMT professionals.
COVID-19 has altered our world. We explore how EMS frontline providers' daily activities have changed, from cleaning their rigs to cooking with their spouse.
Balancing your personal life with your EMS career can be a challenge. We look into some options for child care for EMS professionals.
We reflect on the impact COVID-19 will have on EMS Week and share some ideas on how EMS can still celebrate this week set aside in their honor.
In this edition of Minute Reviews with Scott, we take a quick look at a popular piece of EMS gear, the Leatherman Raptors.
Flu deaths claim tens of thousands of lives a year, yet not everyone gets vaccinated. The debate on whether or not to vaccinate has proven contentious among both laymen and medical professionals. To help shed some light on this issue, we explore the pros of vaccination and reasons why people opt out.
Driving on icy roads with whiteout conditions can make your EMS job that much more nerve racking in an ambulance. In this post we share winter driving safety tips that can help keep your precious cargo safe.
EMS professionals who don’t get adequate sleep on a continual basis run the risk of medical errors and poor overall health. Sleep deprivation contributes to errors, lack of concentration, poor cognition and reflexes, lower alertness and mood swings.
When inappropriate behavior starts, it’s critical to address it right away. The worst thing to do is ignore it because it could get worse. Setting respectful boundaries is important.
Communication can be a major learning curve when working with a transgender colleague. Learn why it's important to understand how to talk to transgender people, so you don’t cause unintentional harm or say things you don’t mean to say.