This episode focuses on EMS study tips for seizures and epilepsy. More key elements of exams and patient assessment. [Read more…]
This weeks podcast is a discussion on EMS organizations and personnel leaving for other jobs like Fire or Law Enforcement. What do agencies do to try and retain these experienced providers? During the show Dave commented that “You can’t bill for experience”.
Is the bottom line how agencies bill? Does the experience their providers bring to the community not count for anything?
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This week Josh and Jim talk about leading EMS organizations and ask if they are losing their way when it comes to content they are publishing?
In particular Jim mentions a recent blog post that puts JEMS on blast a bit for their seemingly lack of research and simple formatted articles.
Has this leading EMS magazine lost its way and can it find its way back?
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You can read the article mentioned in this episode at the link below
If college degree providers are the goal why do leaders and organizations in EMS continue to accept and promote non degree programs and employees? Does it boil down to dollars and cents or is it that there just isn’t enough providers who pursue the degree path?
What are your thoughts on this? Have you noticed the public push for degree providers but the private acceptance of the status quo?
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This episode I am joined why Scott McConnell of DistanceCME.com. We discussed EMS education and the challenges of distance learning as well as the value it can bring. Scott gave his best three tips to make the most of learning online and we even squeezed in how it all ties into higher pay in EMS.
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I begin the neurological emergency section with a quick overview of the central nervous system (CNS).
This weeks MM finishes up on poisonings and talks about those patients with bites and stings and the primary elements paramedics and EMT’s will often see on exams. If this quick video doesn’t have you nodding your head in understanding, open that textbook and review. [Read more…]
Understanding tricyclic antidepressant overdoses in patients. Paramedic assessment of the tricyclic OD patient. Key points to help study and identify patients who may have intentionally or accidentally overdosed on tricyclic antidepressants. [Read more…]