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You Won’t See Drug Dosages On The NREMT Exam

When it comes to the NREMT exam drug doses are becoming very problematic, because they are so different from region to region. The dose itself of drugs can be very  standardized. Nitroglycerin, for instance, has a very standardized dose, but the dosing regimen and when you can give it and when you can’t is so […]

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EMS Opportunity | Are You Creating Yours?

For this episode of the EMS Green Room I give my opinion on various opportunities in EMS. See why I think it isn’t always about a promotion or raise.   Check out the EMS study and training vault at Turbo Medic and be ready for your next opportunity. It is waiting for you now – […]

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One Medic, Two Medics…. Three Medics?

I have worked in various EMS systems with both one paramedic/one EMT and dual paramedic ambulance staffing models. Take a listen to hear my thoughts on this and be sure to leave yours as well. No matter which you prefer, having a solid knowledge base and skill set in patient care and clinical decisions is […]

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What’s Your EMS Shift Sweet Spot?

Check out my thoughts on the EMS shift length and what I think the perfect length is in this session   How long is your shift? Mine is usually 24 hours these days and at times have even been 36 hours if staffing needs dictate it. I have worked 8, 12, 16 hour shifts as […]

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EMS Green Room | Being Organized

Alright, have you ever been called “anal retentive”? I must confess that I have. I think in the world of EMS it can be pretty handy to be this way. It helps you pay attention to detail, keep things in a certain order so you know where they are, what they do and when to […]

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