Administration And Leadership

Time to Belt Up!: A pledge to protect our own lives

Hunton wasn't wearing a seatbelt while responding to an alarm, and he fell out of the fire truck and died two days later.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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Divvy Up the Cash: Why we must budget & also share the wealth

Does your volunteer organization struggle to maintain your building, equipment and basic needs? Or do you have so much money you aren't sure how to spend it appropriately, keep members happy and avoid turning into a commercial entity? This article offers a solution for volunteer organizations struggling with not enough or too much money.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

A Missing Link: How the new level of Advanced Practice Paramedic would fill the gap

Medical directors must often trust supervisors who exemplify the Peter Principleƒthose who advance to their highest level of competency and are then promoted to and remain at a level at which they're incompetent.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Act Your Rank: Everyone wants the pay and title but can they do the job?

As my former chief said, we have to do the job that comes with the pay and title.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

First Contact: The value of initial information

Appreciate the experienced first contact personnel you encounter on your scenes and include them on your team.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Mentoring New Members: Creating a successful program for your organization

We spend a great deal of time developing and implementing recruitment programs but often don't have a good plan for what to do with new members when they join.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

The Pause: Don't just do something. Stand there!

The hardest thing for any EMT to learn is how to think your way through a call.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

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The Last Word: The Ups & Downs of EMS (02/08)

Featuring: Bikers to the Rescue, Ambulance Safety Is Her Mission, and Flu Shots Administered at Home.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008

Clinical Alert: Is My Patient Faking?

Regardless, remember two of the most fundamental aspects of medicine.

Posted Friday, July 25, 2008


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