Emergency Medicine http://onscene.us/ en Valentine For a Co-Worker http://onscene.us/node/48 <article data-history-node-id="48" role="article" about="/node/48" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/48" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Valentine For a Co-Worker</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Valentine For a Co-Worker" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-14T17:19:40+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/14/2020 - 11:19</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-14T17:19:40+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>In case you missed it.</p> <img alt="FB post of Grey's Anatomy. Co-worker didn't know there was a book." data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="4868e7c8-7674-4cd0-a65e-6146d0d7b810" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/Screenshot_20200229-111810.png" class="align-center" /><p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/2" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Humor</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/48" rel="tag" title="Valentine For a Co-Worker" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Valentine For a Co-Worker</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Fri, 14 Feb 2020 17:19:40 +0000 Bill Degnan 48 at http://onscene.us Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home http://onscene.us/node/47 <article data-history-node-id="47" role="article" about="/node/47" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/47" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-12T17:11:04+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 02/12/2020 - 11:11</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-12T17:11:04+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><figure role="group" class="caption caption-img align-right"><img alt="TIM First Responder Training" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="3b15dee9-8800-419e-8607-742a674d5e2b" src="/sites/default/files/inline-images/ResponderTraining2-sm.jpg" /><figcaption>TIM First Responder Training. Source:FDoT</figcaption></figure><p>"What is the objective of this ride-out?", the Deputy Sheriff asked me.</p> <p>"At the end of the shift... you and I are going home."</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/86" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Traffic Incident Management (TIM)</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/47" rel="tag" title="Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Highway Incident Tips - Everyone Goes Home</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Wed, 12 Feb 2020 17:11:04 +0000 Bill Degnan 47 at http://onscene.us Move Over Laws Aren't Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside http://onscene.us/node/45 <article data-history-node-id="45" role="article" about="/node/45" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/45" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-07T23:01:58+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/07/2020 - 17:01</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-07T23:01:58+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Sure, it's the law that you have to move over (and/or slow down) when emergency vehicles are stopped at the roadside. But lives are still being lost while we're trying to save others.</p> <p>There ought to be a law. And there are. Plenty of them. But why is that not enough?</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/19" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Management</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">EMS Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/86" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Traffic Incident Management (TIM)</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/89" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Safety</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/45" rel="tag" title="Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Move Over Laws Aren&#039;t Enough To Keep Responders Safe At The Roadside</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Fri, 07 Feb 2020 23:01:58 +0000 Bill Degnan 45 at http://onscene.us TV Character Suspended By Real-Life Austin-Travis County (TX) EMS Medical Director http://onscene.us/node/43 <article data-history-node-id="43" role="article" about="/node/43" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/43" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">TV Character Suspended By Real-Life Austin-Travis County (TX) EMS Medical Director</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="TV Character Suspended By Real-Life Austin-Travis County (TX) EMS Medical Director" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-06T01:15:33+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 02/05/2020 - 19:15</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-06T01:15:33+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The sea Captain bites his tongue until it bleeds, when juniors are learning to handle the ship. And, I imagine there has been some serious commentary about fictional patient care on the TV show 9-1-1 Lone Star, over at the Office of Medical Director for Austin-Travis County EMS.</p> <p>If you don't know, the Medical Director is a very important part of the delegated practice of Emergency Medicine in the field.  As in many EMS systems, providers must be familiar with and proficient with their scope of practice under clinical operating guidelines established by the OMD.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/43" rel="tag" title="TV Character Suspended By Real-Life Austin-Travis County (TX) EMS Medical Director" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about TV Character Suspended By Real-Life Austin-Travis County (TX) EMS Medical Director</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Thu, 06 Feb 2020 01:15:33 +0000 Bill Degnan 43 at http://onscene.us We Have Stories, Locked Inside http://onscene.us/node/42 <article data-history-node-id="42" role="article" about="/node/42" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/42" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">We Have Stories, Locked Inside</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="We Have Stories, Locked Inside" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-01T19:12:56+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 02/01/2020 - 13:12</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-02-01T19:12:56+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>When I arrived on scene, I helped package the last patient who would be going by ambulance. </p> <p>I would tell you the details, right now. Except that somebody's father might read them.</p> <p>I talked with one such father, in particular, and it was not my place at the time, to tell him what I knew. In a mile's travel, he would know. He would probably insist that he see, as I had seen.</p> <p>There was someone else on scene, who caring and competent men had determined had no need for the services of an ambulance.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/42" rel="tag" title="We Have Stories, Locked Inside" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about We Have Stories, Locked Inside</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Sat, 01 Feb 2020 19:12:56 +0000 Bill Degnan 42 at http://onscene.us Ft. Worth FD To Teach Suicide Prevention Skills To All Members http://onscene.us/node/41 <article data-history-node-id="41" role="article" about="/node/41" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/41" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Ft. Worth FD To Teach Suicide Prevention Skills To All Members</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Ft. Worth FD To Teach Suicide Prevention Skills To All Members" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-31T15:18:02+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 01/31/2020 - 09:18</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-31T15:18:02+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><blockquote> <p>“We see this as an ongoing issue. It’s related to a lot of different factors – everything from the amount of runs and the types of situations that our folks encounter to fatigue and fatigue management,” Davis said. “External pressures that they have in their own lives. Folks that bring live experiences to us that might be stressful.” The issue affects all levels of firefighters from rookies to veterans. There will also be a focus on retirees and those preparing to retire – helping them plan a life away from firefighting.</p> </blockquote> <p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/26" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Suicide Prevention</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/41" rel="tag" title="Ft. Worth FD To Teach Suicide Prevention Skills To All Members" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Ft. Worth FD To Teach Suicide Prevention Skills To All Members</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Fri, 31 Jan 2020 15:18:02 +0000 Bill Degnan 41 at http://onscene.us Ambulance Drivers and Cell Phones http://onscene.us/node/36 <article data-history-node-id="36" role="article" about="/node/36" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/36" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Ambulance Drivers and Cell Phones</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="Ambulance Drivers and Cell Phones" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/39" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/39" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/WIN_20200123_11_36_56_Pro.jpg?itok=9zXqyN6n" width="100" height="56" alt="Profile picture for user Jonathon Walker" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/39" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Jonathon Walker</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-29T22:19:11+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 01/29/2020 - 16:19</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-29T22:19:11+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A number of states and local jurisdictions have restricted the use of hand-held devices, while driving. And, while exceptions for operators of emergency vehicles may be incorporated, Ambulance crews are still being recruited from the human race and can still be distracted while driving.</p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/20" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">EMS Safety</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/36" rel="tag" title="Ambulance Drivers and Cell Phones" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Ambulance Drivers and Cell Phones</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Wed, 29 Jan 2020 22:19:11 +0000 Jonathon Walker 36 at http://onscene.us OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain't gonna' be your day. http://onscene.us/node/31 <article data-history-node-id="31" role="article" about="/node/31" typeof="schema:Article" class="node node--type-article node--promoted node--view-mode-teaser clearfix"> <header> <h2 class="node__title"> <a href="/node/31" rel="bookmark"><span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day.</span> </a> </h2> <span property="schema:name" content="OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day." class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <span property="schema:interactionCount" content="UserComments:0" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> <div class="node__meta"> <article typeof="schema:Person" about="/user/6" class="profile"> <div class="field field--name-user-picture field--type-image field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/user/6" hreflang="en"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/thumbnail/public/pictures/2020-01/P4200059_1__large.jpg?itok=r5bSsSkZ" width="75" height="100" alt="Profile picture for user Bill Degnan" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-thumbnail" /> </a> </div> </article> <span> Submitted by <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> on <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-25T12:27:57+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sat, 01/25/2020 - 06:27</span> </span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-25T12:27:57+00:00" class="rdf-meta hidden"></span> </div> </header> <div class="node__content clearfix"> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>DC's 9-1-1 center is part of the Office Unified Communications (OUC). But, I sit here thinking how it should be reacronymed to OUCH. Residents, visitors and people who work in our nation's Capitol call them on the worst days of their lives. </p> <p>To understand the story, you have to read Dave Statter's article (linked below) and watch the videos that are referenced there. He's been doing the heavy lifting on this story for some time now. And, he proposes a comprehensive external audit to help find the way forward.</p> <p> </p></div> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/29" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Leadership</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/30" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">9-1-1 Call Centers</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/85" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">District of Columbia</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/31" rel="tag" title="OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day." hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about OPINION: DC 9-1-1 - This ain&#039;t gonna&#039; be your day.</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> </div> </article> Sat, 25 Jan 2020 12:27:57 +0000 Bill Degnan 31 at http://onscene.us Whatever you are doing today is a better day than this day. But goodness can be found. http://onscene.us/node/28 <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Whatever you are doing today is a better day than this day. But goodness can be found.</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Each victim is assessed, triaged -- categorized. Who is beyond help? Who needs immediate Care? Who can wait? Who just needs a ride? Finding body after body after body.</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-22T17:49:54+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:49</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/26" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Suicide Prevention</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/3" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Law Enforcement</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/4" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Fire Service</a></li> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/11" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF)</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/28" rel="tag" title="Whatever you are doing today is a better day than this day. But goodness can be found." hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Whatever you are doing today is a better day than this day. But goodness can be found.</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:49:54 +0000 Bill Degnan 28 at http://onscene.us What Can EMS Learn From The Aviation Community - Expectation Bias http://onscene.us/node/26 <span property="schema:name" class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">What Can EMS Learn From The Aviation Community - Expectation Bias</span> <div property="schema:text" class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Here's a story where AIr Traffic Control (ATC) cleared a pilot to a safe altitude. The pilot read back an incorrect (potentially unsafe) altitude --  and, ATC failed to notice. It turned out ok.</p> <p>What can EMS learn?</p> <p><a href="https://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/safety/atc-misses-incorrect-pilot-readback-ifr-jet-in-mountains/">https://www.boldmethod.com/learn-to-fly/safety/atc-misses-incorrect-pilot-readback-ifr-jet-in-mountains/</a> ↗️</p> <p>You can readily see some parallels. Multitasking, high stress, life and death, vital communications...</p></div> <span rel="schema:author" class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/6" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Bill Degnan</span></span> <span property="schema:dateCreated" content="2020-01-19T19:04:24+00:00" class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/19/2020 - 13:04</span> <div class="field field--name-field-tags field--type-entity-reference field--label-above clearfix"> <h3 class="field__label">Tags</h3> <ul class="links field__items"> <li><a href="/taxonomy/term/5" property="schema:about" hreflang="en">Emergency Medicine</a></li> </ul> </div> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/node/26" rel="tag" title="What Can EMS Learn From The Aviation Community - Expectation Bias" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about What Can EMS Learn From The Aviation Community - Expectation Bias</span></a></li><li class="comment-forbidden"></li></ul> </div> Sun, 19 Jan 2020 19:04:24 +0000 Bill Degnan 26 at http://onscene.us