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Using a Smile to Boost Morale

by Chelle Cordero
Story Number 100713113

Face it, Emergency Medical Services is an under-paid and too often under-appreciated field. And if you are volunteering, it is an UN-Paid and still under-appreciated field. In today’s economy with budget cuts and shrinking budgets, money, or the lack of it, only adds to the problem and too often is construed as “punishment”.

So what can administrators do to improve morale? … (Read More)

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Hey, Hey Mr. Sandman!

by CHELLE CORDERO

1st Responder Network

“Last night I didn’t get to sleep at all, no, no…” The Fifth Dimension sang about it – it could well be a theme song for those of us in EMS.

Although it’s often been joked that EMS really stands for “earn money sleeping” there are enough shifts to dispel that myth. (read more…)