Today on the Medic Up! Podcast I have Christian and Samuel Adams who are identical twin brothers and that wrote a book titled: “Life and Death Matters: Professionalism and Decision-Making for the First Responder; How paramedics act decisively in the chaos of Prehospital emergency Medicine. Sam and Christian Adams are identical twin brothers. They have over 20 years of experience responding to 911 calls. They both love working as firefighter/paramedics for the Colorado Springs Fire Department and they fervently believe in providing the highest quality patient care to the citizens of Colorado Springs.
This book is a MUST READ for the paramedic student, newly certified paramedic trainee, established paramedic, paramedic student preceptor and paramedic field training officer. “Life and Death Matters..” bridges the gap between didactic knowledge taught in initial paramedic education and “real life.” Sam and Chris do an OUTSTANDING job of presenting principles to make you a better learner, leader and person! Check out the links below to visit their website and pick up a copy of their book!
Christian is a Nationally Registered and Colorado State Certified Paramedic. He is also certified in RSI. In 2012 he was honored as the Pridemark/Rural Metro Paramedic of the Year for the Denver Metro area. He was also recently awarded as the Colorado Springs Fire Department Paramedic of the Year for 2018. He is trained and has worked with the Colorado Springs Fire Department TEMS teams and currently functions as a paramedic with the city’s high angle rope rescue team. He also functions as a preceptor for CSFD.
Christian has an Associate of the Arts degree from the New Mexico Military Institute and Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Northern Colorado. When not responding to alarms, his favorite pastime is enjoying the Colorado outdoors with his wife and two boys.
Samuel Adams is a Nationally Registered and Colorado State Certified Paramedic. He is also certified in RSI. He started his career as an EMT in the Denver Metro Area. After going through paramedic school he worked in the Denver area responding to 911 calls. He is on the CSFD TEMS team for the city. His current assignment is as part of the wildland firefighting deployment team for the Colorado Springs Fire Department.
In 2017 Samuel was named Paramedic of the Year for the Colorado Springs Fire Department. Sam also serves on a paramedic advisory committee for the CSFD, which advises the EMS systems in Colorado Springs. Sam also works as a paramedic preceptor for the CSFD. He has an associate of arts degree from New Mexico Military Institute and Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Northern Colorado. His time is best spent with his wife camping in the summers and being around his two brothers.
Check out Sam & Chris’s website: Field-Medics.com
Click the link to buy the book: “Life and Death Matters: Professionalism and Decision-Making for the First Responder….”
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