By Dan Limmer While teaching at ClinCon 2015 in Orlando, Florida I had the good fortune to speak to some very nice EMS educators and practitioners. Two of my presentations dealt with confidence. While we lose people in EMS for many reasons (low pay, long hours, tough calls), I believe one of the major and […]
EMS relies on tradition and habit. We’ve done things for a long time and we were often reluctant to change. We get frequent emails from students arguing that a patient should receive oxygen by NRB when that hasn’t been recommended since late 2010. We’ve compiled our list of things that students should be taught and […]
Don’t you just love all those buzz words? But it is true, I did design an EMT class that not only used many of the current educational strategies—and we did it with only 60 hours of in-class time. The remainder of the work was done online. Can this work? The answer is yes. It did. […]
The EMS Week slogan is “EMS Strong.” It is a nice concept and represents the important role of EMS in public safety. It also creates an image of the EMS provider as strong and dependable. But what happens when we don’t feel strong? Suicide in EMS providers has been in the news quite a bit […]
by Dan Limmer The problem of suicide and depression in the emergency services is noteworthy and prominent in daily conversation. Stress from a single traumatic incident or a career of calls can take down the best provider. Concepts like post traumatic stress disorder, previously thought of in military; and caregiver fatigue, previously used in long-term […]
By Dan Limmer We get quite a few questions that come in to us here at Limmer Creative. Over the past year we have had several questions about using tattoos instead of medical alert devices. A quick search on the topic found that medical identification tattoos appear to be quite popular. The question is whether […]
Are you a Limmer-holic? Have you experienced Status Limmer-epticus? We want to hear YOUR story!
We are proud to say that we have developed some pretty fanatical fans. These fans have either been helped themselves or believe that Limmer Creative products helped their students pass the NREMT exam. Our fan base was upped a notch when we received an email with the subject line “Why I am a Limmer-holic” from Steven who […]
Limmer Creative and our products were recently cited in a list of 5 Resources For People Getting Back into EMS by Bob Sullivan at the EMS Patient Perspective blog. When you love what you do and are proud of your product, it is fabulous to get recognized for it. It is icing on the cake when you […]
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