The Subtle Art of Instructional Judo

Examining the motivation behind disruptive students, and addressing their needs in the EMS classroom Have you had a student who challenged your instructional authority? Have you experienced a student who is wrong but insists they are correct? Ever wonder how you can...

Applying schoolhouse theory to magnesium and chloride

Understanding the cellular action potential can help EMS providers determine why patients present with certain clinical findings As cellular action potentials are the foundation for normal physiologic function, it warrants an abbreviated revisit before moving on to...

Differential Diagnosis of Chest Trauma

When managing patients with potential chest injuries, it sometimes can be a challenge to differentiate between tension pneumothorax, massive hemothorax, and pericardial tamponade. In EMS environments the differences between these injuries can seem subtle and...