It was a little over 400 days ago that I was transferred to our Department’s Airport Division. As a result my posts went from being QI centric to almost non-existent. You’re welcome. However, a recent spike in visits to a few old topics, specifically HERE and HERE has gotten me thinking about why […]Read more
Still Here. Still Sharing.
30 days away from you guys was tough, but I did OK. I know there’s a hole in your heart from missing my rambling therapy experiment, but fear not fair reader, I’m back. For reasons I can’t discuss I left the content of this site unchanged for 30 days, at my own request. Now I […]Read more
Eli Beer formed an all volunteer First Aid/EMS group when he was 17. In the process of developing the program he volunteered on an ambulance and was always upset when they would get stuck in traffic. Eli attributed his dying patients’ demise on the extended response time and wanted to do more for them in […]Read more
Official Fire Service Ice Cream Rule
To finally dispel the myths, rumors and falsehoods regarding the Fire Service Ice Cream Rule (AKA Steaks, Cigars, etc) I offer the following definitive ruling on the matter: Official Fire Service Ice Cream Rule: 1. Purpose To establish when a Member of a Company owes Ice Cream to the other members of said company. 2. […]Read more
You got WHAT stuck in a bowling ball?
In my memoirs of EMS (Working title – My Life in CQI: Kill me now, just document it properly) some calls will stand above all others. This, sadly, is not one of mine, but from a friend overseas. No, not Mark. I got an email about a curious rescue his agency was called to and […]Read more
Friend of the blog Bill Carey posted on Facebook wondering why so many in EMS think that salary is the one thing holding us back. Curious, question for EMS folks on FB: It appears, based on comments to various news stories in the past, that the greatest solution to all that ills EMS is greater […]Read more
the Crossover – Episode 11 – Captain Daddy
Motorcop and the happy Medic welcome a live guest, MC's father, a retired Fire Captain, to discuss retirements, pensions and...well...beer.Read more
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Epiosde 10 of the Crossover – Quit being stupid!
Quit being stupid, I'm tired of covering for you - and other fun topics in a new podcast.Read more