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…for the head injury, PD on scene Crossover Podcast ep 113 – Middletown Ohio or Deathville USA? the Crossover Ep 112 – Are you a good hair boss or a bad hair boss? Stop Responding for Overdoses? Sign Me Up! Yup. Still Barfing I Heard You, She Heard You, the Baby Heard You Is there a Doctor on board? the Crossover Podcast – Ep 111 – Paramedic Perv Reporter Unclear of Aircraft EMS Operations The new rigs are here! the Crossover Show – Ep 110 – Do You Poop Where You Eat? What to do for an allergic reaction…or not The Last Shift of the Lost Cause The Crossover Show – ep 109 – Is that Cocaine or Anthrax? How to respond when your spouse tells you to be safe at work Always, In Service – EMS Week 2017 Lost Cause gets cocky FDIC 2017 – Structural Response to Aviation Incidents: Engine Company Operations I Got Lost Going to a Call – So I made sure everyone knew about it Crossover Podcast Ep 102 Mrs Happy Medic and Mike the Cop Arby’s Roast Beef Ad angers EMTs, not sure why Strippers and Cocaine watch – 2017 Seizures! Seizures Everywhere! Nothing is certain except death and taxes. I can help you with both What to do when the powers that be – just can’t. Episode 99 the Crossover Ep 98 – Off Duty and Fancy Free NO is Never Easy to Hear Ohio Cop vs Ambulance Crew Member on Video – Crossover Show Investigates! An MCI With Wings: Aviation Incidents EMS Today 2017 First in Ambulance MCI at EMS Today 2017 Crossover Show Learns How to Take a Joke To Haul or Not to Haul – Should the Complexity of a Refusal Influence Transport? Crossover Show – Ep 91 – ACLU cameras Tip of the Helmet – Bj’s Brewhouse the Crossover Show – Episode Eighty Eight Eminence Based Medicine If You Don’t Give Him Insulin He’s Going to Die Lost Cause Strikes Again the Crossover Podcast – Ep 85 – Florida Cry Baby “I Can’t Breathe!” you keep using those words… the Crossover Show – 84 – TN Bus Crash Happy 150th Anniversary San Francisco Fire Department! Thank You For Your Service? A Complete Secondary Assessment the Crossover Episode 81 – Let’s Talk Politics! Aircraft skids off runway, rescue task force ill equipped Crossover Show – Ep 79 – Do we need so much active shooter training? How to Ignore Everyone in the Room: Be an Intern Your Meme is Bad and You’re Not One of Us Anymore Goodbye tarps, I never loved you The Crossover Episode 76 – Flashback to the Beginning You found me how? Less CSI, More Columbo EMS Festival Standby – You can’t just park a car there the Crossover Show Ep 72 – Florida EMT photo game A&O vs able to make decisions Kilted to Kick Cancer Cops vs Firemen Writer calls for Medics to risk more in shootings, misses the target What’s with the French? the Crossover – Ep 69 – Twelve Ninety Désolé the Crossover Show – Ep 67 – Traffic Stops and Profiling Actually, Officer, No. It Really isn’t that hard to try When Patients Don’t Play by the Old Rules Letters in the File – Oklaloosa Selfies the Crossover Podcast – Ep 64 – Turning Passion into Retirement Why Pokemon GO is so much like EMS Us Against Us Apathy is worse than absence So Now I’m Back! Changes are a-comin’ The Sounds of Silence I know that feel, Bro TCS – Ep 59 – SHOOT HIM! CISD with OK GO part VI the Crossover – Ep 56 – Rooms for Shooting the Ballad of Big Dave the Crossover Episode 55 – Text me Bro Why vs How and Book vs Street A Mother’s Day Crossover Show Dear Valencia County Fire Chiefs Dear Random Township Fire Department at FDIC the Crossover Show – ep 50 – Revenge of the Vine Stars Strippers and Cocaine need your help Educational Standards in EMS Engine Company First Strike MCI – FDIC 2016 the Crossover Show – Ep 48 – What’s in your feed? Washing the Chief’s Car What Should I Do With This Knife? – The Crossover Ep 46 Firefighter Jokes Medical/Legal Advice, Google Style the Crossover Show – Episode 45 – Cop Vines and the Cajun John Wayne You Make the Call ebook Now Available To the Intern Who Froze the Crossover Show – Episode 44 – Day of Remembrance New at Uniform Stories – Raising Revenue BLS Fire Officer or Paramedic – Who Makes Scene Decisions? the Crossover Show – Episode 43 – Viewer Questions

I am honored to be invited back to FDIC for my third year, this time speaking on the expectations of the Engine Company when responding to aviation incidents.  I had been considering this course for last year’s FDIC but wasn’t sure exactly how to phrase some of the issues. I gave it another year and […]

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From large commercial aircraft incidents to sky diving planes to crop dusting to general aviation, most EMS units are more likely to respond to an aviation incident than an active shooting incident.  So why so much focus on active shootings and not on aircraft? We’ll discuss aircraft types, capacities, hazards, airfield markings and what you […]

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Come one come all!  No matter the size of the crowd each EMT must be confident in sizing up an MCI and delegating responsibilities to other incoming units. In some cases an EMT with little more than basic ICS education will be called upon to lay the foundation of a successful operation.  This class will […]

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I enjoy FDIC.   I enjoy the random mix of folks you meet.  For example, I met the Director of Training of the Tokyo Fire Brigade just moments before having a pint with member of FDNY’s 27 Truck.  You meet all kinds. All kinds. Positive…and the random township firefighters, this year’s “bad apples.” I have […]

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Here is a pic of a bunch of EMS Bloggers (and our ZOLL hosts) from 2011 Can you find them all in Baltimore this week? If you find them, tag them and me (@thehappymedic) in a pic and throw it up on twitter.  Whoever finds the most gets bragging rights for at least a year […]

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I’m winging my way to EMSExpo today and am slated to speak on Wednesday afternoon on some CQI topics. CQI Swapmeet Session 711Wednesday, Sep 11 2013 3:00PM – 4:15PM Room: 252 Track: Admin/Manager Justin Schorr, FF/EMT-P Since assuming the quality manager position with the San Francisco Fire Department, Captain Schorr has developed tools to track […]

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I’ve been getting messages on Twitter, Facebook and in the old fashioned email inbox (who uses email anymore?) about when to wear the kilts at Expo, will I be at the ZOLL booth as usual and how much are autographs going to be this year? (Always free for you Dave Konig)   To answer all […]

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I finally took some trusted advice and put in for an EMS Quality Management class here at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD.  Well, it’s not A class, it’s THE class. And I am loving it. The different levels of experience and system types in the room lend for a giant melting pot of […]

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