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Archive for September, 2012 ↓

What did we learn today ?

I would like to share a short story about a lesson I learned a long time ago and have never forgotten. In my current position I have the opportunity to meet and work with many young medics. I was conversing with one the other day and I said ,”I don’t like teaching some new medics” [...]

Wanted Beautiful Model

Last week I talked about the 3 rules of Event Response Planning(ERP). I briefly touched on a major error I see time and again. All too often EMS services employ law enforcement response models in place of an EMS appropriate response model. Using the incorrect model is not only financially costly but may not meet [...]

What Is The First Rule ?

In 18 years of Special Events medicine, with more than 10,000 events under my belt I have realized there are three rules every event planner should be aware of.   Rule Number 1: This is not a mass casualty incident (MCI) , but simply a special event. Rule Number 2: No matter how much money [...]