Tracey Loscar, NRP, FP-C

Tracey Loscar, NRP, FP-C

Tracey Loscar, NRP, FP-C, is a battalion chief for Matanuska-Susitna (Mat-Su) Borough EMS in Wasilla, Alaska. Her adventures started on the East Coast, where she spent the last 27 years serving as a paramedic, educator and supervisor in Newark, NJ.  She is also a member of the EMS World editorial advisory board. Contact her at taloscar@gmail.com or www.taloscar.com.

Solid leadership includes caring for crews’ basic human needs.
To improve your interview game, consider the when and why along with the what
How to use politeness to your advantage.
What we say matters—but so does how we say it.
Our strength lies in looking into the abyss without blinking.
When a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity arises, be prepared to seize it.
A letter to the next EMS generation
Years later, the lessons of a mentor still prove their value
A well-managed scene with PD present—what got missed?
Your words and actions reflect on everyone who shares your profession
Interactions with healthcare providers require plain talking
Beware of judging ability by age
Difficult calls impact us in different ways
What you love about EMS may change over time
There’s no time like today to fix your fitness