The salty dog, the medic everyone calls Doc. What does it take to have longevity in EMS? What changes for that provider who has ten, twenty or more years in the industry? EMS professionals who keep doing the job year after year have a vested interest in the future of the industry. At least they should have. Have you been in EMS for over 10 years? What keeps you going, what are your hopes and do you try and pass your experience and goals to the younger generation? Take a listen and be sure to share your thoughts, goals and how you have seen EMS change over the years in the comments below.
Josh Knapp from WANTYNU
Bob Sullivan from EMS Patient Perspective
Check out Skip Kirkwood’s JEMS Connect page
Steve Whitehead over at The EMT Spot <– mentioned by Bob and Jim
Below is the link for the book Resuscitate by Mickey Eisenberg