Getting Refusals, Cameras and Perception

ems paramedic questionsIn this EMS Office Hours reboot we discussed if being an EMT really is the worst job, how someone’s camera may not put you in the best light and Tim Noonan joined us as we talked about refusals, hypoxia and true patient awareness.

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EMS Active Shooter Training

ambulance1MMThis week the hosts are joined by guest Thomas Calimano who discusses his experiences with active shooter training and how it relates to EMS. Tom gives some great insight into starting up an active shooter training program and some key elements to focus on.

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IV Flow Rates | EMS Quick Study Tips

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EMS study guide for setting IV flow rates and how to discover and adjust flow rate complications. The EMS Quick Study Guide is waiting for you on the main site. Go and get your copy right now by clicking here. … [Continue reading]

Why Checking The Ambulance Goes Beyond A Check Sheet

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We all have to check the ambulance at the beginning of our shifts. Yes tedious, yes at times it makes you think why you have to look for the ring cutter or occlusive dressing every time. As if someone is moving them around each day playing a little … [Continue reading]

Why EMS Dispatchers and Parents Fail Pediatric CPR

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This week on the podcast I interviewed Dr. Peter Antevy of Handtevy.com Pediatric Emergency Standards. This was a great session where Peter discussed: Why dispatchers have a hard time rapidly providing CPR instructions for children The power of … [Continue reading]

Starting An IV | EMS Quick Study Tips

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As I continue with the IV Therapy section on the EMS Quick Study Tips. I go over how to start an IV. While there are variations and opinions on how to do this skill. This video is meant to help you focus on what you may see on a EMS exam when it … [Continue reading]

Maintaining Our Health As EMS Professionals

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Interview with Dr. Jennifer Milus. Discussion on the health of EMS providers and how we can stay healthy and injury free in our fast paced environment.  This is a reboot from he old AT days and my fledgling podcast days. Share below and leave … [Continue reading]

EMS Education With Bryan Bledsoe

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One of the original EMS interviews where Jim sits down with Dr. Bledsoe to discuss his views on topics like EMS education and it’s relation to the future of the EMS industry. This is back when the fledging podcast was under a different name and I … [Continue reading]

EMS Quick Study Help | IV Sites and Structures

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This weeks MM covers more IV therapy tips by discussing IV site locations and vein structures. This is geared to help you with your EMS paramedic exam, with patient care and documentation. Get the EMS Quick Study Guide - click here   … [Continue reading]

What If Ambulance Service Was Gone….. Overnight

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Think about. What if all of a sudden dozens of shifts and their personnel where no longer responding to emergencies? Well, in this case it's an not "if". It's more of a "it did" and a "why". Why did it happen, why wasn't there warning and why … [Continue reading]