Bryan Bledsoe

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PUMs and ALS at Risk

In a perfect world, EMS would be the last thing cut when times are tough. But this isn't a perfect world.

Posted Sunday, April 5, 2009

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We Have Met the Enemy & He Is Us!

Lately, I have noticed three issues that illustrate how we are our own worst enemy. These three issues affect everybody who is or has been a part of the EMS community in the United States.

Posted Wednesday, October 31, 2007

We Don't Need No Stinkin' Badges!

In the overall scheme of things, that there's nothing wrong with merit badge courses, per se. What I do have a problem with is making such courses a requirement.

Posted Thursday, June 14, 2007

Bledsoe's EMS Scope of Practice Model

The new EMS Scope of Practice document is an interesting and somewhat controversial plan for the future of EMS in the United States.

Posted Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Sometimes It's Best to Remain Quiet

Never order a test or perform a procedure unless you're willing to act on the results.

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Well-Meaning Folks are Hurting EMS

EMS, for many decades now, has struggled to be recognized as a bona fide health-care profession.

Posted Tuesday, June 12, 2007


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