Category Archives: Chronicles of a Culture Changer

2017 EMS Safety Summit (Hangouts/Interviews)

Had a blast at the EMS Safety Summit. I was able to catch a couple of folks I’ve been after for some time for some interviews. After Karen posted what she did (below) in the testimonials, I knew I had to get her on camera ūüôā Here is the interview with Karen Laber, RN: RN […]

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105 equals one.

There was a pause, a moment really, in which the knife wielding attacker ceased his repetitious burying of the blade into her face, neck and body.¬†Amidst the shock of the surprise attack, and the single -purpose -focus of a motherly drive, protecting her unborn baby, she became aware of a distance between them. Wiping the […]

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“Part of the Job”- Recognition does not equal acceptance.

Recognition does not equal acceptance.     A rookie police officer, fresh off of field training, is punched in the face by a suspected drunk driver. The police officer is not injured, bar the swelling around the cheekbone, in which she was struck. Turns out, the suspected drunk driver‚Äôs blood alcohol content revealed a .079 […]

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Due Diligence Resources for DT4EMS’ EVE

Due diligence on DT4EMS’ EVE Related post: DT4EMS is Bullsh!t One thing is certain, researching an unfamiliar topic, especially one with such a high-frequency, high-liability presence, can be taxing and time consuming. To save you some of your valuable time, this post will help speed up your research process. Parts of due diligence for training […]

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Female EMS Crew Attacked by Naked Man: Video Breakdown

This incident pissed me off. Mainly for the way the crew were treated during and after the incident, and the failure of the mainstream media to cover it. Here you have a female crew, randomly attacked, and it is basically not fit for “if it bleeds it leads” model. Huge props to¬†Sean Hulsman¬†up at Twin […]

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Battleground: Some of the greatest battles between life and death #EMS

  The reaper versus medic is apparent. Even those who have never been inside an ambulance, know the battle to save the life of a patient exists. The training the medic receives in preparation for this recurring battle helps prepare him for his enemy. There is a potentially, equally important, battle to save the life […]

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Testing some improvised weapon advice…

What happens when you try to hit someone with the O2 Bottle? What about using the rescue bag, or clip board to block with? Whack ’em with the O2 Bottle! Use the rescue/first-in bag to block with… from DT4EMS (Kip Teitsort) on Vimeo.

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