The turkey bowl diaries

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(In honor of the return of the Turkey Bowl at WaWa…a post from last year)   1830: I arrive at the station about 30 minutes before shift change. I try get there early to put my gear on the truck, check over my equipment, make sure things are good to go for the night. My […]

wow. Just wow.

Youíre a disgrace to my profession, and posting that you abuse patients on a blog isnít just bad form, itís almost criminally stupid.

Rob Walker

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    Low Cost No Cost Tech for the EMS Educator
    wow. Just wow.
    As EMS struggles to be recognized as a professional medical service and not a transport service, people like this jerk sets us back every day. Thanks for taking the time to notify his states Office of EMS.
    2013-06-06 21:31:14
    medic22
    wow. Just wow.
    According to the VA DOH, he is not certified in the state.
    2013-06-01 17:39:34
    Joe S.
    wow. Just wow.
    GUess I'll weigh in. Mr. Barksdale WAS a Spotsylvania medic, was dismissed from EMS in a western state for giving a student a pelvic exam. (We have the court docs to prove it). He routinely abused patients, had little to no IV skills and has, in my presence, drilled a conscious, screaming 80 year old…
    2013-04-15 10:16:55
    Adam J
    wow. Just wow.
    I'm with hilinda on this one. If he's bragging than it's disgusting behavior of a medical professional. Also to think he would be proud of it actually gives me the chills. I get that you can get burnt out dealing with all the daily BS when people blatantly abuse EMS but that doesn't excuse you…
    2013-03-25 20:36:16
    Ambulance Driver
    wow. Just wow.
    I know Darryl, and follow his blog occasionally. This is the first time I've seen him write something remotely like this. We've all had that temptation, but we should never indulge it. I *have* given in to the darker angels of my nature, but not to that extent. I was also stupid enough to brag…
    2013-03-25 18:00:25