Hello all, I am new to emsconnect and thought this was a great idea..Who ever thought of it is awesome. I have worked in EMS for going on 7 years and my co-workers are like family to me and keeping in touch with them is going to be great. I am actually at work now and just got connected. Well I hope to hear from other EMS workers soon. THayes
Added by Tracie Hayes on March 31, 2009 at 6:11pm —
I enjoy doing what I do. I like meeting new people and this career offers me that chance on a daily basis. I may never see that new person I met today again but knowing that I did my best to impact their lives in a positive manner makes my job worth doing by my definitions! Hope you feel the same way! Have a great day!
Added by Sherry Lynn Allen on March 30, 2009 at 8:54am —
You were headed to Gatlinburg on Friday night
I couldn’t wait to see you and the new car you had got
I never heard from you and stayed up worrying all night
I woke up the next morning and was overcome by fright
I was trying to eat breakfast, just wishing my phone would ring
But my mind was already starting to think the worst of things
I kept saying to myself that everything was probably ok
And that you will call me any second and start to… Continue
Added by Valene on March 16, 2009 at 3:57am —
for accident pics go to www.rehobothbeachfire.com. make sure to go to gallery #7. while you are at this site look around there are some good stories. another site kinda messed up with decap, fire, limb loss you get the picture is rotten .com. please give me you input on these sites for tranning with new members into ems for a heads up to what they are getting into.
Added by BJ Putvain on March 12, 2009 at 9:45pm —
To all who call 911 at any time between midnight and 6am, because Grandma "has been feeling weak all day so I thought she should be checked out"...or whose "butt has been hurting since about 4pm this afternoon" (Im not kidding, I really had a call like that at 3am one morning.)....or any of the million other BS reasons we get at unGodly hours of the morning......
If you felt the same several hours ago, DURING DAYLIGHT, and didn't bother to call us then....GO BACK TO SLEEP! Either… Continue
Added by Cyndi on March 12, 2009 at 12:13am —
To all of the workers in EMS and Fire, there are ways to get rid of the Stress. How about joining the fun for the United States Firefighter Games. Every year for the last fifteen years, the Firefighter Games (Firefighter Olympics) have been taking place in Sunny Florida, ok maybe a little wet, but sunny mostly. This year the State of Florida is having there Olympics/Games in Lee County, which is the Naples/Fort Myers area. There are going to be 65 events ranging from Racquetball to Golf to… Continue
Added by Peter S. Berger on March 10, 2009 at 2:09pm —
I'm part of a paintball team that is holding a tounrment for Cops, Fire Fighters/EMS, and Military Personal. Its taking place June 27, in Hammond IN. The requirments is no more then 6 man team. Mostly made up of Cop, Fire Fighters, or military personal. This is a woodsball/CQB (close quaters battle) paintball tournment. If interested please send me a message and I will give you the phone number to call. There is only 30 team limit and spots will fill fast.
Added by Jason Kazimier on March 9, 2009 at 5:40pm —
I'm looking for some Dyna Med items from many moons ago. Preferably an omaha orange (might settle for hunter green if orange not available) jump/trauma kit with one or two extra bellies underneath in really good condition. Also, possibly a long sleeve XXL (or possibly XL) orange or orange and white coat with removable lining. Bill
Added by Bill Barks on March 4, 2009 at 7:20am —
No, this post isn't about a patient that arrested and you "calling it".
This is a post about my fellow EMS professionals letting their certifications expire.
Briefly I'm the education manager for an ambulance company that employees approximately 400 field employees.
Many of you reading this have spent over a hundred hours obtaining your certification. If your a paramedic you've spent hundreds of hours doing clinical time, maybe some OR time getting your tubes… Continue
Added by Jesse Pichardo on March 2, 2009 at 1:36pm —
Mike Darrington was a good friend of mine. He was a firefighter/paramedic with Toledo fire. He also was a lab instuctor with me at UTMC. He was a great family man also. He died Friday Feb 28th in the line of duty. He stated he didnt feel well to the crew. After he failed to appear to the truck for a run they went to look for him and found him. Cause of death is unknown but a mad will be remembered for his smile and his great personality.
Added by Paula Walters on March 1, 2009 at 12:03pm —