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17 Must See facebook Pages for Future Flight Crew

Our Top Picks with Under 30,000 Likes

Top 17 facebook Page IconsToday . . . Everyone Gets Heard

Social media is leveling the playing field for the ‘Average Joe.’

This is a very good thing.

Everyone gets a shot.

Everyone gets heard.

Level playing fields keep Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and Air Medical safer – no doubt about it. You no longer have to wait for anything to get better. You no longer have to pitch your ideas to ‘the man’ and hope you’ve earned enough brownie points to have him listen. Right now, at this very moment, you are empowered to make things better on your own.

If you have a point of view on anything, you can share it on social media. Within minutes, hundreds, or even thousands of people will hear your idea. The challenge is finding the right information at the right time.

The challenge is finding information that helps you move toward your goals.

How to Sort Through The Fire Hose Blast of Information

So how do you sort through all the EMS facebook pages and find the good ones?

If you’re like us, and most other Emergency Medical Services, you look for shortcuts to make your job easier.

This article is a shortcut.

This article is the Flight Safety Net list of 17 facebook pages (with under 30,000 likes) we believe add value to EMS. We have personally found pearls of wisdom, humor and awe in all of the pages listed below.

 

Here is the Flight Safety Net List

 

Women in Firefighting and EMS logo Women in Firefighting and EMS

Current number of Likes: 13,050

Self-description: Female Firefighters and EMS do not get the recognition they deserve…   

 

911 Dispatchers: Breaking the Silence911 Dispatchers: Breaking the Silence

Current number of Likes: 11,896

Self-description: A place for the dispatchers and others who are the unseen that suffer from PTSD or other stress related job issues.

 

National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians facebook logoNational Association of Emergency Medical Technicians

Current number of Likes: 6,415

Self-description: Represents the professional interests of all EMS practitioners.  

 

EMS: Hardest Job You'll Ever Love facebook page logoEMS: Hardest Job You’ll Ever Love

Current number of Likes: 11,718

Self-description: This is a page for people in EMS, be it EMT, Medic, Firefighter, PD or other…

 

Team Australia EMS facebook page

Team Australia EMS

Current number of Likes: 9,622

Self-description: Aussie paramedics representing Australia.   

 

Text Later Live Longer facebook page logoText Later Live Longer

Current number of Likes: 6,159

Self-description: Bumper sticker campaign to save lives by encouraging people not to Text and Drive.

 

 

Street Medic facebook page logoStreet Medic

Current number of Likes: 10,140

Self-description: We are all about EMS, Paramedics, EMT’s, Firefighters and First Responders.

 

 

MedicTests.com facebook logoMedicTests.com

Current number of Likes: 29,516

Self-description: EMT & Paramedic NREMT Test Prep and Practice Tests Online!

 

Boswell Emergency Medical Education Technology facebook logoBoswell Emergency Medical Education Technology

Current number of Likes: 3,841

Self-description: B.E.M.E.T. strives to provide high quality continuing education, networking and information for members of ER, EMS…

 

National Association of Air Medical Communication Specialists facebook logoNational Association of Air Medical Communication Specialists

Current number of Likes: 859

Self-description: Our mission is to provide education and representation of Air Medical Communications Specialists…

 

Rescue Chic facebook page logoRescue Chic

Current number of Likes: 4,344

Self-description: Connecting, Encouraging and Supporting Women in Emergency. . .

 

Kim Fitzsimmons Photography facebook page logoKim Fitzsimmons Photographer

Current number of Likes: 10,432

Self description: You can now own your favorite Kim Fitzsimmons artwork – Posters are available.

 

Survivor's Network for Air & Surface Medical Transport facebook page logoSurvivor’s Network for Air & Surface Medical Transport

Current number of Likes: 3,576

Self description: Provide support, education, & resources to medical transport organizations and their families.

 

Patches for Peds facbook logoPatches for Peds

Current number of Likes: 2,250

Self description: Official Website of the Prince Frederick Volunteer Rescue Squad . . .

  

Trauma Junkie facebook page logoTrauma Junkie

Current number of Likes: 30,943

Self-description:This page is to help connect people in the EMS and Fire communities.

 

First Response Aviation facebook page logoFirst Response Aviation

Current number of Likes: 3,306

Self-description: From Helicopters to Fixed Wing Aircraft . . .

 

International Association of Flight and Critical Care Paramedics facebook page logo

International Association of Flight and CCP

Current number of Likes: 1,703

Self-description: The IAFCCP provides advocacy, leadership. . .

 

How Do You Know This List is Right For You?

How do you know if our list is right for you?

Easy. Try it out.

But keep in mind the idea is to save time and use our list as a shortcut. If you get to a page that’s just not working for you, take it off your list. If you find a page that rocks your world, of course, add it to your Likes list.

 Who Did We Miss?

Do you have a favorite facebook page that’s not listed here? Tell us in the comment section below. Our team will take a look at all recommendations –maybe your favorite page will make our next list.

About the Author:

Troy is an Air Medical Career Expert passionate about a team approach to improving air medical safety from the ground up. Troy is a former Army medic, Army pilot, Coast Guard pilot and EMS pilot. Troy has taught hundreds of wannabe flight medics, flight nurses and EMS pilots the exact steps needed to launch air medical careers.

Comments

  1. And beyond these great websites, just remember the simple joy of flying. Here’s some inspiration:
    http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/flying

  2. EmCrit, Dr. Smith’s EKG blog, Learning Radiology…

  3. David,

    I checked out the pages you recommended. Very nice! Thank you.

    Clear Skies & Tailwinds

  4. Check out Distancecme.com

  5. Thanks so much for the mention! We are proud to be on the list! Flight Safety Net is so very useful to so many in the EMS community. Thank you for all you do!

  6. Thank you Very much for including us in your Top 17! It is an Honor to be amongst such a fantastic Group of Professionals!

    Thank you for all that you do and for the sacrifices you and your families make for the safety and care of the public.

  7. Troy–thank you so much for including the Survivors Network on your list! We have sure appreciated your encouragement & support over the past few years! Thanks for all of the great work you do!

  8. You’re very welcome! Keep up the great work on your page.

  9. Thank you so much for having us as a part of this! It’s greatly appreciated!!

    https://m.facebook.com/911Dispatchers.BreakingtheSilence

    • Elaina,

      You’re very welcome. Keep up the great work at 911Dispatchers: BreakingtheSilence. We greatly appreciate all dispatchers and flight communication specialists and all the great work you do.

      Clear Skies & Tailwinds

  10. Please view, like and share our Facebook page. Here you can see any upcoming courses at low reasonable prices, photos and cool updates. Thank you!

  11. Kirk Macolini
  12. chris engelbach

    Did you guys know of this one? They constantly have material up there for review and seem to be a great company.

    http://www.facebook.com/atecambulance

  13. Air Evac is my favorite!

  14. One of my favorite pics is of Vanderbilt Lifeflight, the LZ is in White Bluff, TN.

  15. Stat flight ..gainsville,florida

  16. Rebecca Jane Ellison you need to read this article!

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