September 2010 Blog Posts (4)

What does OH, NC & MD have in common?

Ohio, North Carolina, and Maryland all had crashes involving ambulance's this month thus far. With all of these being in the news lately and it has caused me to do some reflection on my own driving. Whether its due to youth, our inexperience, the inability to handle the adrenaline, or other motorist faults, we are at risk. A constant risk of Motor Vehicle Crashes, some of which have ended with fatalities of civilians and EMS providers.

Emergency Medical Services unfortunately… Continue

Added by Paul C. Bahnuk on September 20, 2010 at 11:03pm — 1 Comment

My reflections on September 11th, 2001

I can still remember not just that day, but the weeks and months that followed. The feeling of incredible sadness and despair overshadowed the reality that death would come at any minute. There were a few people retrieved alive from the pile, and there was a strong belief that there were so many more survivors to be rescued, but those feelings slowly faded. The visions that all responders had that day are very similar but some remain hauntingly private. Shoes and papers littered the streets.… Continue

Added by John Bray on September 11, 2010 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Tactical Combat Casualty Care

This course had been written in blood. The tools gained fron this course could really prevent the loss of life with 3 interventions. There are many tactical medic courses but this one is the only one out side of the military that is reconized by the CoTCCC and it is the only one that offers a internationally reconized certification in Tactical Medicine. What are your thoughts?

Added by Paul Garcia on September 6, 2010 at 4:50pm — 6 Comments

Things get better.....

After my horrible night the other night - I am back on the truck - back onto night shifts......... I love this job - but at the same time I really hate it too. But what can you do - you just have to keep on keeping on because there is always someone out there much worse of then yourself.

Added by Gemma Marie Kelley on September 2, 2010 at 12:20am — No Comments

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