The E-Book is Coming!

OK, I can't keep this to myself any longer. It's time for the big announcement. With the final draft still in the mail from my editorial team and the final design still lacking a few details, it would … [Read more...]

6 Reasons Why You Should Be a Better EMT

Sure, this site isall about being a better EMT, but perhaps you've asked yourself, "Why?" OK, granted, it was probably one of your more cynical moments. Perhaps you had a bad day, a couple of … [Read more...]

Ten Things You Can’t Learn About EMS

                                        From Your Computer        As you might imagine, I'm a big fan of E-learning. I also have a soft spot for the social media craze. But there are still a … [Read more...]

The Normalization of Deviance

In the span of a generation, NASA has lost two spacecraft and 14 pilots in the collective disasters of the space shuttles Challenger and Columbia. Can you tell me why? Trust me, it's worth … [Read more...]

Be Remakable

I'm going to ask you to try something out for me. And then come back and tell me what you did and how it went. I want you to go to your next shift with this idea: Be Remarkable That's it. What … [Read more...]

You Can’t Give Away What You Don’t Have

Imagine we were walking down the beach together on a sunny day and I suddenly looked at you and said, "Would you like an apple?" If you were hungry, your initial reaction might be, "Yes, I'd love … [Read more...]

Is What We Do A Science Or An Art?

It's both. And that can create quite a problem sometimes. OK ... often. Some EMTs are scientists. They see medicine in very linear, protocol driven flow charts. If the chief complaint is X then … [Read more...]