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10 benefits of attending EMS conferences and learning from your peers

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In this episode, our cohosts,  Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the importance of getting outside your rig, your agency and your silo to learn from others.

Our dynamic duo break down an article from rural EMS expert Nancy Magee on the top 10 reasons to attend EMS conferences.

Memorable quotes

“If you’ve seen one EMS squad, you’ve seen one EMS squad, and way too many agencies only know their way of doing things, and they kind of stagnate – or they run the risk of stagnating – if they don’t get outside their own little bubble and see the ways that other agencies are doing things.” — Kelly Grayson

“If you feel like you’re the smartest person in the room; you’re in the wrong room.” — Kelly Grayson

“There are people who are doing the work in organizations who are far more advanced than you are.” — Chris Cebollero

“There are very few new problems under the sun.” — Kelly Grayson

Listen in as they discuss:

  • Getting out of your comfort zone/tearing down your silos
  • The benefit of networking – seeing what’s working for other agencies
  • How enthusiasm is infectious

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