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Hold A Lot of Hands

Hold a lot of hands…Demonstrate compassion & empathy…Deploy overwhelming kindness. We need less trauma jockeys in EMS…we need more hand-holders.

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Medic Nerd is Now On SnapChat!

  Medic Nerd is sometimes serious, sometimes funny, sometimes irreverent, sometimes goofy, sometimes frustrated….but one thing he is always, is nerdy! Follow Medic Nerd throughout his days as he shares his adventures and thoughts about all sorts of EMS topics. This is also a great way for you to message and share your thoughts directly […]

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MedicNerd.com on the Morning News!

    MedicNerd.com’s Founder, Mike Stewart, joined Kellie Bartoli on WTXL Sunrise to discuss the iPhone’s virtual Medical ID feature and to encourage viewers to utilize this potentially life-saving technology.  MedicNerd.com appreciates everyone at WTXL Sunrise for joining the campaign to spread this message to the public. Click Here to Read the Full Article from WTXL Sunrise and Click Here to […]

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Video: High-Tech Medical ID

    Emergency responders are called out to the scene of a bicycle accident involving one adult. Upon arriving on scene, they find a 44 year old female, named Lynn according to her driver’s license, still on the ground near her bicycle. It appears that Lynn may have lost control going around a sharp turn on […]

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Caregiver = Competence + Kindness

It will not take long or much effort to look around your department to find: burned out medics chronically grumpy & negative medics medics who dislike and find no joy in certain, if not most, patients medics who find justification and pleasure in starting large bore IV’s in the hands of drunk or nuisance patients […]

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Would I Lie to You??

I recently came across a survey by Gallup ranking professionals by their reputation for honesty and ethics. Did you know that nurses have topped the ratings at #1 for eleven years? (Obviously because Medics/EMT’s were not on the list of professions from which to choose) When it comes to doctors, the Charter on Medical Professionalism, […]

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