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Get your agency some love on Valentine's Day
Why am I in this profession?
February 6, 2014
Featured News
CPR instructor accused of selling certifications Medic injured in head-on collision improving Off-duty Miss. EMT saves 5 in car crash
Today's Top Stories:
Va. officials kill bill boosting penalty for drivers who hit responders: Would have made the charge a felony
Slow response times prompt penalties in Calif.: Hasn't met county's 911 response time target for single month since 2012
Fla. county calls for controversial EMS cuts: Wants to reduce number of medics on duty when volume of calls drops
NY firefighter-medic ejected, seriously injured in car crash
EMT accused of stealing medications has license suspended
Retired Ala. FF starts EMT school in Haiti
Man's hand saved from amputation with help of 1,400 leeches
Ore. commish changes vote on ambulance contract amid lawsuit
Japanese study Wash. EMS system as 'one of the best'
The PR Medic
Get some love on Valentine's Day
By Josh Weiss, EMS1 Columnist
A clever holiday-focused media event can turn a story that would normally be ignored into one worth covering. The key is blending two unique components, or visuals, into the same story. Some examples
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Clinical Corner
Why am I in this profession?
 Have you ever contemplated the question in your head of why you are (or continue) in this profession? Watch the video
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Everyday EMS
Using 'Paramedico: Around the World by Ambulance' in your training
By Greg Friese, EMS1 Columnist
"Paramedico: Around the World by Ambulance" was one of the top 2013 additions to the genre of EMS literature and film. Here's why and how you should incorporate it into your paramedic training. Worth taking notes
EMS1 Video
Ind. ambulance t-boned
Four EMTs on board were injured and the patient, who was suffering from cardiac arrest, did not survive.
Medic uses spine board as sled
Medics have some lighthearted fun sliding across a parking lot on a long spine board.
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