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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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10 Ways To Make A Great First Impression In A Flight Interview

10 Ways To Make A Great First Impression In A Flight Interview

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We’ve all heard it.

First impressions matter. You only get one chance…

and you know the rest, right?

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10 Things To Take Off Your Flight Resume STAT

10 Things To Take Off Your Flight Resume STAT

Flight resumes are tricky.

Success with flight resumes is…

a balancing act.

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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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5 Warning Signs Your EMS Base Needs A Website

5 Warning Signs Your EMS Base Needs A Website

—And Why Social Media Isn’t Good Enough

Wouldn’t it be nice…

If doing a great job were enough?

Enough to get your air medical base or ambulance service noticed, enough calls to thrive financially, and enough cases to satisfy your trauma junkie cravings?

Because that’s the story we all tell ourselves, right?

If I do a really good job, we’ll get more calls and stay operational forever.
If I do my best, I can save lives and work this dream job forever.

Unfortunately, it’s all a big fat lie.

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10 Ways To Keep Your EMS Soul Alive

10 Ways To Keep Your EMS Soul Alive

Today is important.

Today is a benchmark for new year resolutions.

One week of the new year is ending.

Here’s what it means historically:

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