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How Air Crews Can Show Respect For Ground Crews

How Air Crews Can Show Respect For Ground Crews

Have you ever wondered why we’re nicer to strangers

than our own family?

It makes no sense, right? Yet, it happens all the time.

If you’re paying attention, you see this happen a lot in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

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7 Things EMS Moms Won’t Tell You

7 Things EMS Moms Won't Tell You

Imagine combining two of the best jobs on the planet.

Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

And motherhood.

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10 Brutal Truths That Will Make You Better EMS

10 Brutal Truths That Will Make You Better EMS

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These truths are harsh.

Hard to hear.

Hard to follow.

Hard to do.

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EMS Concealed Carry Law: 5 Things You Need To Know

EMS Concealed Carry Law: 5 Things You Need To Know

Support for EMS and firefighters to legally carry weapons on duty is steadily growing.

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S.W.O.R.D. Checklist for EMS Helicopter Landing Zones

S.W.O.R.D. Checklist for EMS Helicopter Landing Zones

— An easy checklist for EMS helicopter pilots, firefighters and landing zone coordinators.

EMS Helicopter pilots love…

the path of least resistance.

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Bad EMS Manager Mistakes That Make Good People Quit

Bad EMS Manager Mistakes That Make Good People Quit

It’s pretty incredible…

how many EMSers secretly hate their jobs.

And how many top-performers up and leave EMS and air medical.

At first glance, it makes no sense.

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How To Become A Flight Nurse

How To Become A Flight Nurse

“What is the best job on a medical helicopter?”

That’s one of the questions I get asked as director of EMS Flight Safety Network.

I always answer the same way.

Flight nurse is the best job.

Let me explain.

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How To Become A Flight Paramedic

How To Become A Flight Paramedic

— A Guide for EMTs, Paramedics And Others Who Want To Fly Air Medical

Imagine waking up tomorrow…

excited to go to work.

It almost sounds crazy, right?

Because most of us don’t think of work as something to get excited about. Or something to look forward to doing. Or something fun.
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Top 10 Reasons Your Best EMS Crews Quit

Top 10 Reasons Your Best EMS Crews Quit

“If you pay peanuts, you get monkeys.” -Sir James Goldsmith

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EMS Helicopter Shopping: Dead Wrong

EMS Helicopter Shopping: Dead Wrong

Helicopter shopping is a dirty little secret in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

A taboo event everybody knows happens, but nobody ever talks about.

Why?

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10 Warning Signs of Ambulance Induced Divorce Syndrome (AIDS)

10 Warning Signs of Ambulance Induced Divorce Syndrome (AIDS)

And How To Keep It From Ruining Your Life

Sometimes really smart people

do really dumb stuff.

If you work EMS or air medical,

this isn’t news.

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An Open Letter To EMS Who Want To Fly

An Open Letter To EMS Who Want To Fly

It hurts me to write this.

For years, I’ve been the “EMS fly guy.” Not only because I’m good at getting people hired, but because it’s the number one question on the top of every paramedic, pilot and nurse’s mind:

“How do I get paid to fly on a trauma helicopter?”

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PennSTAR Medical Helicopter Crashes, 1 Dead

PennSTAR Medical Helicopter Crashes, 1 Dead

NEW CASTLE, Del. – A pilot was killed in the crash of a medical helicopter in New Castle County, Delaware on Thursday.

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19 Confirmed Dead at UK Grande Concert

19 Confirmed Dead at UK Grande Concert

Video from inside the arena showed concertgoers screaming as they made their way out amid a sea of pink balloons

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