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3 things to read/listen to this week 9/24/18

3 things to read/listen to this week 9/24/18

Two podcasts and a research paper make this week’s list. Eastern Kentucky University has a powerhouse faculty and alumni base who we see flex their muscle a bit this week. The research paper was an interesting angle on medics and ROSC: If a medic works codes regularly, the patient has a greater chance of ROSC

#EMSinspiration Winners

#EMSinspiration Winners

Thank you to all who participated in our #EMSinspiration contest! Here are our 5 winners’ stories.

JEMS Stops Print Publication – Our Reaction

JEMS Stops Print Publication – Our Reaction

Like many in EMS, we were surprised by JEM’s decision to stop publishing the print version of the journal.  What does this mean for EMS and how do we in EMS best respond to the online version?  Our Chief Pass-ologist posted his views on Facebook.

Exciting changes to your iTunes and Google Play apps

Exciting changes to your iTunes and Google Play apps

We have rolled out new versions of all our iTunes and Google Play apps that will bring you 2 exciting new changes. Be sure to update your apps to get this new functionality and content! Read more…

Emergency Care History: Baptism Kits

Emergency Care History: Baptism Kits

A fun find in the first edition of Grant’s and Murray’s Emergency Care – instructions on how to baptize a still born baby.

[WEBINAR] Your first EMS job: Now what?

[WEBINAR] Your first EMS job: Now what?

Join The EMS Siren, Amy Eisenhauer, for a 1 hour webinar on navigating your first job in EMS. From figuring out the chain of command, communicating with patients and their families, career planning and of course how to keep yourself both mentally and physically healthy. She will share tips on ways to cruise through your first job and avoiding some of the most common mistakes!

My History with Emergency Care: Editions 1-13

My History with Emergency Care: Editions 1-13

By Dan Limmer My association with the Emergency Care EMT textbook is long and passionate. When I was too young to take an EMT class, I was in a Red Cross Advanced First Aid class next door to an EMT class at the University at Albany. I met the EMT instructor and asked if he […]

Surviving a Mass Shooting as an EMS Professional

Surviving a Mass Shooting as an EMS Professional

You can’t turn on the news without seeing a report of violence against innocent civilians. It may be at a mall, a workplace, public transport facility or on the street. It isn’t unreasonable to wonder if it will happen to you—and what you can do to prevent it. Having experience in EMS, your outlook and […]

5 Days of EMS Week 2017

5 Days of EMS Week 2017

It is #EMSWeek2017. It is destined to be a hashtag-a-palooza by everyone on social media. Limmer Creative will join in the social media frenzy using the specific themed days from EMSstrong.org. It is our mission to help students prepare for their NREMT exams as well as give back to EMS. We celebrate EMS as a profession […]

Moral Dilemmas in Public Safety

Moral Dilemmas in Public Safety

By Dan Limmer Many years ago when I was a young police officer in Upstate New York, I was dispatched to a domestic call. A young woman and her boyfriend had a violent dispute. He fled the scene before I got there. It concerned me because he had exhibited some classic power and control actions […]