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Remember Why You Started.

Remember why you started? Thanks to DT4EMS’ EVE, I have met thousands of nurses, medics, and EMTs all across the country. At the start of every EVE class, during introductions, I shake each attendee’s hand, thank them for coming, and ask, “What got you started?” I may joke and say I got into EMS originally […]

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Everything changes upon first touch

  In the police academy, I was taught an intoxicated person was most likely to resist an arrest, become assaultive toward officers or want to “fight”, upon first- touch. That was an educational lesson that proved remarkably true in my experience on the streets as a cop. I would like to expound on that concept […]

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