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The EMS humor topic covers EMS jokes, funny stories and humorous videos that all go to show the lighter and fun side of being an EMS provider.

“‘Twas the night before Christmas, when out in the bay …"
Check out these festive songs with an EMS twist
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“Always say exactly what’s on your mind to patients” and other bad advice for rookie providers
Every song on our list falls within the recommended 100 to 120 bpm range to perform CPR
“At the rate inflation is going, I’m going to have my financial planner invest in Top Ramen stock”
Check out this year’s top holiday playlist with a coronavirus twist
“Get Your Mask On,” which parodies “Get Your Shine On” by Florida Georgia Line, was written by Naperville Firefighter-Paramedic Billy Croft to lift spirits and promote healthy habits
8 ways to moderate humor to improve patient connection and care, and avoid taking it too far
On the eve of the “Jeopardy!” Tournament of Champions, we celebrate our own
Lee County EMS posted a photo of the incident on Facebook, saying they had a “walk-in patient this afternoon”
In the video, you can hear Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” playing
Who are the coffee fiends, tech junkies and bathroom radar detectors in your EMS agency?
Lafayette dispatcher Antonia Bundy helped the boy with fractions after he said he had a “really bad day” because he had “tons of homework”
Dutch astronaut André Kuipers was making a call via the Johnson Space Center switchboard when he missed a number and called 911
Trading his turnout gear for a pair of tights and a green coat, firefighter-paramedic Brendan Sullivan challenged “random pillow warriors” to spirited fights
The Heerlein family’s display inspired by “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” prompted a retired veteran to call for help
Spencer Cline, 11, said he was inspired by the scene in “A Christmas Story,” in which a boy is dared to put his tongue on a frozen pole
Heartland Fire and Rescue responders “came across a rather interesting patient slowly traveling down the sidewalks”
Police body camera footage that went viral captured a young driver successfully giving CPR to a squirrel that he thought he hit with his car
An early window decoration that said “help me” prompted Jay Thomas, a concerned neighbor, to call for help
Dispatcher Chris Clow helped the child figure out a difficult division problem after answering the call
Mary Greeley Paramedics used their safety gear to participate in the viral challenge prompted by Drake’s “In My Feelings”
Agencies are submitting lip sync videos on Facebook in a nationwide challenge among first responders
In the video, a police officer pretends to suffer a medical emergency and collapses, and K-9 Poncho jumps repeatedly on the officer’s chest
You know who they are – recognize the Ferdinand Magellans, Yodas and Cliff Clavens of your agency during EMS Week
San Antonio Police Department Chief William McManus read real 911 calls in the style of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets”
The department celebrated Valentine’s Day by putting out heartfelt PSAs about candle and kitchen safety and the importance of CPR
Bonner County EMS posted a Facebook video of a crew taking “advantage of the return of winter” to honor the Olympics with an event of their own