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Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO

Skip Kirkwood, MS, JD, EMT-P, EFO, CMO is the Chief of the Wake County (N.C.) EMS Division and the immediate past president of the National EMS Management Association (NEMSMA). An EMT since 1973 and a nationally-registered paramedic since 1984, he has spent his career serving in every conceivable model of EMS system, including a five-year stint as Oregon's state EMS chief. He’s a well-known author, speaker, educator, and advocate for the advancement of EMS. He has an M.S. in Health Services Administration and a Juris Doctorate from Rutugers University. He was admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In his spare time, Skip plays the bagpipes, and is a founding member of the Wake & District Public Safety Pipes and Drums, a public safety service band dedicated to honoring the memory of public safety officers killed in the line of duty.

 

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Six Suggestions for the Ambulances of the Future

Managers can use these tips for ensuring their ambulances are truly forward-thinking.


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‘Scene Safe’ Mantra Provides EMS Danger

The “scene safe” way of assessing on-scene risk doesn’t account for dangers that could present themselves later.


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Argument Against Setting Standards & Rules for Community Paramedic Programs

Skip Kirkwood outlines the reasons why community paramedicine shouldn’t have rules and regulations that generally come with such programs.


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NEMSMA Recommends FTEP for EMS

EMS should use a same field training program based on the law enforcement model.


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EMS Industry Lacks Resilience

EMSers need a plan to deal with the stress of their work.


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