Are Leading EMS Organizations Losing Their Way?

EMS1This week Josh and Jim talk about leading EMS organizations and ask if they are losing their way when it comes to content they are publishing?

In particular Jim mentions a recent blog post that puts JEMS on blast a bit for their seemingly lack of research and simple formatted articles.

Has this leading EMS magazine lost its way and can it find its way back?

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You can read the article mentioned in this episode at the link below

Open Letter To JEMS

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Is The Public Desire For Degrees In EMS Privately Ignored?

ems paramedic questionsIf college degree providers are the goal why do leaders and organizations in EMS continue to accept and promote non degree programs and employees? Does it boil down to dollars and cents or is it that there just isn’t enough providers who pursue the degree path?

What are your thoughts on this? Have you noticed the public push for degree providers but the private acceptance of the status quo?

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EMS Education, Distance Learning and Pay

dreamstime_1143206This episode I am joined why Scott McConnell of DistanceCME.com. We discussed EMS education and the challenges of distance learning as well as the value it can bring. Scott gave his best three tips to make the most of learning online and we even squeezed in how it all ties into higher pay in EMS.

Take a listen to this great episode and leave your comments below.

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Central Nervous System | EMS Quick Study Tips

I begin the neurological emergency section with a quick overview of the central nervous system (CNS).

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Changing BSI & Scene Safety | Oh yeah… Zombies

EMS1This episode talks about using the zombie apocalypse, changing how EMS does scene safety and BSI training. Plus Jims idea for his on duty Halloween costume.

 

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Bites & Stings | EMS Study Help

This weeks MM finishes up on poisonings and talks about those patients with bites and stings and the primary elements paramedics and EMT’s will often see on exams. If this quick video doesn’t have you nodding your head in understanding, open that textbook and review. [Read more…]

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Tricyclic Antidepressant OD | EMS Study Help

Understanding tricyclic antidepressant overdoses in patients. Paramedic assessment of the tricyclic OD patient. Key points to help study and identify patients who may have intentionally or accidentally overdosed on tricyclic antidepressants. [Read more…]

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When They Ask For A Doctor and You Show Up

EMS This is a great reboot session with Greg Friese and remember that EMS Boot Camp sessions can now be found at EMSSEO.com.
For this episode we ask: “Have you ever helped the man down, stopped at an MVA or even performed CPR while off duty?”

As EMS professionals we sometimes find ourselves in a position to act while off duty.
For this Office Hours Greg and Jim talked a little about doing just that. You never know when someone may call out “Is there a doctor in the house?”. You would probably be surprised that they would prefer an EMT anyway.

I would love to hear your off duty story. Share it below in the comments.

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning | EMS Quick Study Help

This weeks Monday Minutes continues with the EMS quick study help series. This episode focuses on carbon monoxide poisoning. [Read more…]

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Toxic Gases | EMS Study Help

This episode of the EMS Quick Study Help focuses on toxic gases. Remember theses are key elements you will often see on EMS exams throughout your career. Watch older episodes and check out the EMS Quick Study Guide that these Monday Minutes are based from here.


 
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