EMS Minimum Wage | Sign The Petition

EMS Jim and Josh discuss the petition for a federally mandated EMS minimum wage. Take a listen, leave some comments and make sure to go and sign the petition.

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Is EMS Saying Goodbye To Cold Cool?

ems paramedic questionsThis episode we discuss recent changes seen in cardiac arrest hypothermia treatment in the pre hospital setting. This along with differences in trauma arrest guidelines and a few other tidbits make for another interesting show.

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Are You A Brain Dump Medic?

man-discuss-01During this weeks episode we discuss what a brain dump medic is, why they exist and how you can avoid becoming one. This along with how to stay motivated in EMS with education… yes education.

Plus Jim’s idea on how he is going to combine EMS training, fun, vacation and his new bikini waxing class.

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Narcan – The Apple Pie Of CPR

EMS This episode Jim, Josh and Dave discuss the use of Narcan in cardiac arrest and in overdose patients. What do your protocols say and what is your take on this drug?

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EMOH Podcast Gets A Very Honorable Mention

I was very pleased and proud to have the podcast mentioned in a recent JEMS article. This type of recognition keeps the show going and lets me know people enjoy the content.

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How Many Shots Did You Hear? | NOLA

nolashotsThis episode I am joined by Brett Schneider the author of “Welcome to New Orleans… How Many Shots Did You Hear?”

In this emotional collection of short stories, B.J. Schneider recounts one hundred of the most remarkable events in his career. You will take a ride with him and his partners experiencing the highs of life saving action, the lows of losing friends on the job as well some of the most hilarious moments experienced by the men and women in EMS.

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bschneiderB.J. Schneider has been a medic for 26 years working in and around the city of New Orleans. He was a Policeman for 15 years and currently lives in Gretna, La with his wife and children and works full time as a paramedic and safety manager for a local Oil and Gas firm.

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Managing Life Outside EMS & Code Green Campaign

medicsmalefemaleThis episode we talk about the new network, living your life outside of EMS, your personality color and the Code Green Campaign.

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The Foreign Language Of ECG Recognition

Study5When your new in EMS one of the most challenging subjects is ECG recognition. Too often new paramedics and those entering paramedic school want to jump right into 12 lead ECG’s, Axis deviation and all that sexy stuff. They want to bypass the basics and can find themselves struggling with all the entry level understanding of ECG’s.

This week Jim is solo with David Brenner and they talk about the struggles of being a new paramedic and grasping this vital skill of ECG recognition. Take a listen and be sure to leave your tips on understanding ECG’s.

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A Quick Spinal Immobilization Session

EMS1This latest on the podcast has Jim, Josh and Dave talking about specific changes to protocols and the elimination of spinal immobilization. This was a quick session and we will most likely revisit this one soon.

Does your agency still use long boards for spinal immobilization? While I see many doing away with them, I also see others being stead fast in keeping them around.

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Tips For EMS Pros | Name Calling and Noting Trends

AUDIO5 In this installment of my Top Tips for EMS Professionals I highlight;

The #1 EMS Tip (or it should be).

What’s in a name and..

Noting your trends not the machines.

Have some tips that go along with these? Or some EMS professional tips of your own? Post them below in the comments.

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