Tracey A. Loscar, NREMT-P, is the training supervisor in charge of QA at University Hospital EMS in Newark, NJ. Contact her at
firstname.lastname@example.org. She is also a member of the EMS World editorial advisory board.
There are many benefits of working nights, but they can come at a cost—make sure you don't pay the price.
Not all patient/provider communication is verbal.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All I can say is that right now, I’m pretty painfully aware. Are you?
It is not the fault of a generation, or a system, an economy or a government that we do not get the compensation we feel is warranted
Staying healthy with an active EMS career requires discipline and effort. Here are some tips on how to achieve success.
EMS providers understand full well that while 4x4s stop the bleeding, there are wounds only laughter can heal.
Pediatric calls rank among the most highly charged you will face.
This month's column discusses the one thing that is irrefutably a woman's role--pregnancy!
It isn't so much what we protect our children from, but rather what it is we are actually afraid of that sets us apart from "normal" parents
Female medics south of the equator face the exact same challenges as their U.S. counterparts
Women face many challenges when it comes to uniform selection
Can we build a culture based on respect and not competition? It's a tall order, considering all of the factors that
come into play.
EMS providers face many challenges when juggling childcare and shift work.
The idea of a workplace relationship, regardless of where that workplace happens to be, is usually deemed a
Death notifications are part of our jobs, but we’re rarely trained in delivering them
Woman may have to work harder just to be seen on the playing field--but they're proving they're up to it.
What EMS providers can learn about a patient from clues around them
How EMS providers need to distance themselves when co-workers are injured