Tag Archives: life

Emergency Responser Addiction: Ready for Rehab

Getting Ready for Rehab If you’ve made the important decision to enter a residential rehabilitation center, there are doubtless many concerns and considerations weighing heavily on your mind, including how to plan for your time away from home, work, friends, and family.   Getting ready for a stay in a residential rehabilitation facility is much like preparing for any period ...

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Controversies in Fire and EMS: Reading Past the Headlines


Lately it seems the people of been more attracted to headlines and controversies than real conversations. It’s understandable in a way. If someone wants to be the center of attention, one of the easiest ways is to say something controversial. Someone is sure to refute what you’ve said, and soon a crowd gathers. While I don’t expect to have much ...

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Hard Times for Soft Skills

Hard Times for Soft Skills revised from the NAEMSE Educator Update Summer 2014  Are so-called “Soft Skills” such as critical thinking, leadership, professionalism, adaptability, and teamwork important for today’s emergency responder? If so, then why aren’t we teaching them?

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A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast Episode 3: CPR, Are we doing as well as we think?

A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast

  EMS Roundtable A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast: Are First Responders the Front Line of Emergency Management? –   – A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast is RescueDigests’ weekly podcast featuring Rom Duckworth covering everything emergency services, from clinical topics, to leadership issues to why the rookie has to pay for lunch, all from a Fire Medic Perspective. . [powerpress] . In ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Building Blocks of Brotherhood

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RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   The Building Blocks of Brotherhood: Putting the pieces in place. A culture of brotherhood doesn’t happen by itself. Like anything else worthwhile it is built with the right tools from the right building materials through hard work. The work, of course, has to be yours, but rescue digest ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Identifying and Treating ACS & STEMI


RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services. Identifying and Treating ACS and STEMI: ALS and BLS Every responder knows that when it comes to cardiac care, time is muscle, but do you know how to rapidly identify acute coronary syndromes and STEMI? You say you’re not in EMS? What about for the responders that you work ...

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RescueDigest GOTW: Write Your Resume

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By focusing on a particular goal each week and providing some resources to get you started, RescueDigest is here to help make your world a little but easier and to help you help others. Let’s try WRITING (or re-writing) YOUR RESUME and / or CURRICULUM VITAE!

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