Firehouse Table excerpt "Delayed Response: My Own Little Soapbox"
From The Firehouse Table...
"Delayed Response: My Own Little Soapbox" – FF/MEDIC Tom Valle
"Change is in the air for public safety; and I, for one, am excited about it. Educational and training standards are on the rise, creating a more highly skilled first responder workforce than ever before. Technology is becoming an integral part of the job; it is driving changes in patient care, firefighter safety, and how we approach even the simplest of runs. Social media and the internet spread both information and misinformation faster and farther than ever before. First responders are under more scrutiny due to that very same technology. Increasingly complicated personal lives make it harder for both volunteers and professionals alike to satisfy the demands of the job."
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