What Do Paramedics Want? | EMS Trend Survey

Ever wonder what other EMS professionals want from their career?

Is it inline with your desires or concerns in EMS?

Join Jim and Greg Friese as they talk about some highlights in the EMS Trend Report.

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The Great NREMT Hoax?

The Great NREMT Hoax

What do you think?

The recent NREMT resolution to change eligibility requirements
has brought on a variety of opinions, and of course, what would EMS Office Hours be without an opinion of our own?

I mean we all have one, just like…

Join Jim, Josh and Dave as we talk about this proposal and what it means for EMS if anything.

Is the NREMT really needed after all, or is it a big hoax states have bought into for far too long.

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How We Will We Evaluate EMS Skills?

No more EMS skill sheets How ever will we evaluate EMS candidates and ensure their success in class, on exams and in the field? This episode of EMS Office Hours talks about this and more like EMS Week and why the do we keep up that farce? 🚑 Be … [Continue reading]

How To Assess Difficult Patients | Scene Safety BSI

Remember that violent patient manikin in EMT class? Or what about the simulated patient under arrest? Yeah, most EMT courses stick to the basics and rarely present students with a violent patient or patient in custody scenario.  It's hard to … [Continue reading]

Putting EMS Out Of Business

https://youtu.be/PiPpj6gV3ls With high EMS call volumes, low acuity calls, long ED waits and patient just plain looking to avoid the ED altogether. New mobile urgent care units bring the Dr, nurse, PA or EMT to your home. Offering treatments for … [Continue reading]

Limiting Patient Choices During Call Overload

When people call 911 and then request transport to a specific hospital. Should EMS honor that request?  Or should we transport to the closest appropriate facility based on the patients signs, symptoms and our suspected clinical … [Continue reading]

Troublesome EMS Partners & Enabling Agencies

What do you do when your partner just doesn't want to follow the rules or when your agency turns a blind eye to it? This episode Dave, Jim and Josh talk about dealing with rule breaking partners agencies that let it happen and the back in the day … [Continue reading]

No One Wants To Work In EMS

EMS personnel shortage. Is there a shortage of people or pay? Is the answer more education? Take a listen to this age ole EMS conundrum below. Free Membership===> Turbo Medic Insider.  Get a variety of study and review … [Continue reading]

The “I Can’t Breathe” Myth

This episode asks: When a patient says "I can't breathe" How can we tell if they are telling the truth? Should that even be part of the assessment? Plus... Being eased into 911 or thrown in the deep end. Which is better? What to do when … [Continue reading]

Quitting and failing is easy, EMS classes are not

On episode "this one": Quitting and failing is easy, EMS classes are not. That's a good thing. Flipping the classroom The NY EMT having to take full recertifications because paperwork wasn't in on time? Take a listen below Free … [Continue reading]