Greg Friese, Editor-in-Chief
Greg Friese, MS, NRP, is Editor-in-Chief of EMS1.com. Greg has a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a master's degree from the University of Idaho. He is an educator, author, national registry paramedic since 2005, and a long-distance runner. Greg is a three-time Jesse H. Neal award winner, the most prestigious award in specialized journalism, and 2018 Eddie Award winner for best Column/Blog. Ask questions or submit article ideas to Greg by emailing him at email@example.com.
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How to program EMS students waiting time–
Here are 10 ideas to program the time while students wait for their next scenario or simulation I have made many visits to Walt Disney World. Several years ago, while attending the National Associa...
8 fall prevention tips for EMS providers to share with friends, family, and patients–
Injury prevention, especially of geriatric falls, is an important responsibility for EMS providers "I have fallen and I can't get up" was the Snuggie™ equivalent infomercial of my childhood. Day an...
Holiday safety tips for EMS providers to share with friends and family–
Today, as I watched and chased my children and their cousins (four kids with ages ranging from 2- to 5-years old) around the house – inside and out – I was reminded of the importance of many holida...
Halloween: Is it the most dangerous day for kids?–
Analysis of the 56 million ePCR records in the NEMSIS national dataset shows days with the most traumatic pediatric cardiac arrests in 2013 and 2014
EMS World Expo Quick Take: How big data is used to improve EMS clinical care–
Big data is readily available to EMS leaders to capture, review and apply to making change to improve patient outcomes in every community
EMS World Expo Quick Take: How to care for lay responders who perform CPR–
Diffusing and debriefing lay responders can mitigate traumatic stress and reduce the risk of post-traumatic injury from the experience of performing CPR
2 questions for EMS World Expo Conference attendees–
Bring more than just trinkets back from an EMS conference and trade show
How to recommend new EMS equipment for your agency–
Everyone likes new equipment. But before you run to your boss to make your case, ask yourself these questions. If you are like me, you walk out of a trade show with an arm full of brochures, a bag ...
Paramedic educator, fitness advocate Bryan Fass dies– 3
Fass leaves a legacy of contributions to EMS health and fitness, safety and readiness
Never Forget: 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Lambeau Field–
Record-setting number of climbers raises $110,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation at 2017 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in Green Bay
My lowest moment as a paramedic– 4
I still regret a euphoric comment to my partner after lifting a morbidly obese patient
Hurricane deployment is not Beach Week for Ambulance Strike Teams– 3
Operating in the public eye under conditions that may require evacuation or assisting colleagues at a moment’s notice means responders must be ready 24/7
What should EMS providers consider before carrying a concealed weapon on duty?– 1
EMS1 columnists react to a Kansas law that prohibits public employers from preventing their employees from carrying a concealed weapon while on duty
Double LODD and violent attacks on EMS–
Understanding the risks inherent in EMS is critical to taking action to prevent death and injury in the line of duty
How to use OPQRST as an effective patient assessment tool–
OPQRST is an important part of patient assessment and the start of a conversation; not the end OPQRST is a useful mnemonic (memory device) for learning about your patient’s pain complaint. It is a ...
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