Placing an IV without hierarchy

Mr. K was a 48 year old dude with a complicated medical history including immune suppression, prior transplants and bleeding disorders and with a room mate that had recently been infected by clostridium difficile (a bacteria that causes extreme diarrhea). His doctor sent him to our emergency room today after hearing he also was having…

We made it to the flight line!

Getting to pilot training, like getting into medical school, was absolutely a dream made live! My class started in Oklahoma with welcome briefings and a long month of academics. For that month we were the new guys, spending our free time staring towards the sky and watching with envy as the older students practiced their…