What Is Holding EMS Back?

This session gives a little insight into what may be holding EMS back and where we are going as a profession. Usually seen as DustDevil at EMTCity.com, Rob gives us his views on the direction of EMS and some ideas on how to get there.


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Rob Davis, RN, EMT-P, BSc

About our guest:

Rob Davis, RN, EMT-P, BSc
Rob Davis began his EMS career with a local funeral home ambulance service while still in high school in the early 1970s. In the last three decades, he has seen the job from every conceivable perspective. He’s worked fire based, hospital based, military based, municipal and county third service, and private EMS at every level. Rob originally studied paramedicine under Dr. Bryan Bledsoe, whom he still counts as a friend and a mentor. He holds an associates degree in nursing, and bachelor degrees in biology and occupational health. Rob is a frequent contributor to EMS professional forums, and is currently on his second tour as an emergency nurse/paramedic for the U.S. Army in Iraq.

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