There was a time I was burnt out. Well, that’s not exactly true. There was a time that every three months I was burnt to the core. I wanted to quit. I wanted to go to nursing school. Hell, I even put in an application to Fed Ex. Unfortunately, there was one time that … Continue reading Burnt toast; the road to burn out
apple.news/APWZMplLkQp28qw0aiF26Vw I couldn't imagine being first on scene... prays for EVERYONE involved.
If you haven't checked out Life in The Fast Lane, you HAVE to give it shot. This site's ECG library helped me not only get through medic school, but also helped me learn what I was seeing on strange 12-leads my first year as a medic. I receive their email updates to keep myself informed, … Continue reading Trauma Library
Please stop by and check out my new ACLS Quiz App. It is full of challenging questions and gives you a score at the end. The app is free to download and is only on Android. This is a step into my new venture of adding more online accessible free medical education. I have a … Continue reading ACLS Quiz App
Everything has a beginning. An inception of an idea where someone had the ambition to create it. Sometimes by accident. Like so many people in existence today, they were pure mistakes by their parents who had to many glasses of jim beam and there was a lack of entertainment on television. Now two asshole created … Continue reading The story behind the story.
I'm sorry this has happened to you today. I am sorry you feel this way. I am sorry that you were born unlucky and suffer from this illness. I am sorry that they did this to you. I am sorry your bad day had become a turning point in my career. As the compassionate face … Continue reading An apology.
http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/~matlmc/Allegory_cave.pdf I have read this in past for my first degree in Literature (unemployment). As future leaders in emergency services, it makes me happy to see this added to the curriculum. In a constantly developing trade, it is important to practice critical thinking in an academic sense. Plato is using this metaphor to describe how … Continue reading Plato’s Cave and the Fire Service
When the pestering NREMT emails start popping up in your inbox, it means it has been another two years and time to recertify that blessed round disco patch. After spending so many hours in the classroom with my department's training, teaching medic students, and attending a fire academy, I have decided to challenge the national … Continue reading Recertification blues. A challenge to boring instructors.
BE WARNED! Gruesome pics utilized... Please feel free to review or comment. This is a position piece I am outlining for potential publication. All reviews accepted and appreciated! Biting back against the Krokodil; a Paramedic Response Clandestine labs are becoming increasingly more creative as the world demands for cheaper stronger narcotics. Bath salts, K2, … Continue reading A paramedic’s response to Krokodil
At least in my experience as a paramedic, there is no shortage of hours. In my service, they actually base merit on how many extra shifts you pick up. We are fully staffed most times of the years, but for some reason, we never have enough trucks. An aspect they don’t advertise or train you … Continue reading Now Hiring.