Yearly Archives: 2016

Wrap Up From an EMT’s Point of View

Written By Chev Riley, EMT I first met Brian Oftedal and Zach Hilton as an off duty EMT in 2013. On that particular morning, a motorist collided with a car outside my house. I stabilized C-Spine until Lieutenent Oftedal (at

The First European EMS Conference

Written By Dr Anthony Rodigin, Sutter Delta ER The first European EMS conference, its central moto being “it takes a system to save a life”, was held in Copenhagen, Denmark in early June of 2016. Called by many a landmark

A Night at The Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club

A Night at The Bay Area Paramedic Journal Club: It is a daunting thing for a newly minted EMT Basic to walk into a event full of EMS directors, ED docs, flight nurses and paramedics who are gathered to exchange

Come Meet First Tactical

Our Premiere Sponsor for June 23rd’s dinner is First Tactical. This is their first time sponsoring with us, and you are in treat to some great raffle prizes they are donating! John Liu a retired Fremont Police Officer will be

Tough Call

by Zachary Hilton, Firefighter/Paramedic, OFD and Gene Hern, MD, Medical Director, OFD Raw Accounts (call from the past): The 24 hour shift was a typical one for this time of year. I commute into work on my bike. I ride