Archive for the ‘FireFighters’ Category

October 14th, 2017 – Mark your calendars I wanted to make sure that everyone knows about a great upcoming charity event that is going to be held at one of the local Gyms in Dewitt. Two of my favorite groups: Fire fighters and Law Enforcement going head to head to raise money for Muscular Dystrophy […]

It’s that time everyone!  It’s going to be a very busy day so come prepared to work hard and learn from the best. You’ll never get another chance to do this during your EM residency

Delhi FD Airway Lecture

Posted: 17th March 2017 by Dr D in Airway, CME, FireFighters, Lectures, Paramedics

Hello everyone: this last weekend I was lucky enough to teach airway skills for an hour at the Delhi Fire Department CE Blitz (Thanks again to Lt Brett Justice for inviting me back again!) we did a great pig heart/lung dissection as well as practice emergency crich’s on the pig tracheas. A few people had […]

Join us on November 3rd from 0800-1700 at Sparrow Hospital Auditorium for the 2nd Annual Critical Care Transport Conference! This year’s theme: Never Look Back – New Trends In Emergency And Critical Care In addition to all the great lectures (7 hours of CME approved for both EMS and Nursing!) the Airway Lab is back […]

Prehospital To Trauma Team Handoff: A Solution I’ve written about handoffs between EMS and the trauma team over the past two days. It’s a problem at many hospitals. So what to do? Let’s learn from our experience in the OR. Best practice in the operating room mandates a specific time out process that involves everyone in the […]

May 18-24, 2014 is the 40th annual EMS Week. This year’s theme is “EMS: Dedicated. For Life.” In 1973, President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS, its practitioners and the important work they do responding to medical emergencies. Coming on the heels of Congress passing the Emergency Medical Services Systems Act, the first EMS […]

At Delta Fire Department today with the on-shift guys and getting a GREAT lecture on documentation from Dr Nordlund. I think that there is a LOT that we need to learn from chart reviews like this; when was the last time that you look at your charts with a critical eye? Oh, by the way […]

ATTENTION ALL EMS PROVIDERS…. Have you been keeping up with all the new proposals and house bills that are being presented to the Michigan Legislature in the last few weeks? YOU SHOULD! It’s going to effect the way that you practice (and new fees that have been suggested too) in the State of Michigan. Here […]

Congratulations to the hard work from the Delta Fire Department to get the new CyanoKit training up and running. They recently made national news on the front page of the FireSmoke.Org website that announced the use of this new medication and the new atmospheric monitoring equipment on the fire ground to protect the public and […]