EMS Duty To Act | H1N1 and You

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EMS1As usual a fast paced show for the Office Hours cast. This week we talk about EMS providers not taking the Flu shot and just what is a “Duty to Act” in EMS. Take a listen and be sure to post your thoughts below on the shows topics.


Be sure to visit John Broyles on his podcast this Saturday by clicking here and check out Josh and his one of kind EMS oxygen wrench by clicking here.

You can still join David Brenner for his 12 Lead Interpretation Course if you are in the NY/NJ area. Click here for details.

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EMS IV Access Tips

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We all have our own tips and techniques as paramedics for starting IV’s. This short video gives a few tips I hope you can use. Be sure to add your own IV start tips below in the comments or even ask an IV access question to be answered on the show or in a future Monday Minutes.


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EMS Volunteers, Patient Stress and 200,000

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This was the last episode in 2013. Jim, Josh and guests discussed when to tell patients the truth, volunteering pitfalls, psych patient deliveries and much more including special New Years wishes and surpassing our 200,000 listener goal. This was a great show. Be sure to post your thoughts below and join us each week for the live show every Sunday at 7PM EST.


Thanks to EMS Manager for sponsoring the show. To get your customized free trial of their innovative EMS employee management and scheduling software click here.

Be sure to visit John Broyles on his podcast this Saturday by clicking here and check out Josh and his one of kind EMS oxygen wrench by clicking here.

Thanks to Tim Noonan the Rogue Medic for making the last show of the year.

We appreciate the shouts from out friends on Facebook Emergency Medical Services and EMT/Paramedics. Be sure to visit them and Like or share their FB pages.

Join Jim on FaceBook here and get the 12 lead pocket card here.

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Your EMS Task At Hand

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The last Monday Minutes for 2013. I end the year with tips on staying focused, how it can help you and your patient. I also talk about how when you know “You have a job” staying on task is vital. Take a listen and let me know if you or your partners have been guilty of these distractions.




 

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EMS Reality TV That Would Work | The Christmas Show

emsohxmasThis was a fun Christmas show even with the “flim flam” that went on in the chat room. Ah the cost of a doing a live show. Take a listen as we are joined by John Broyles and George Steffensen and talk about EMS, Jims idea for an EMS reality show and play some listener Christmas wishes.


Thanks to EMS Manager for sponsoring the show. To get your customized free trial of their innovative EMS employee management and scheduling software click here.

Be sure to visit John Broyles on his podcast this Saturday by clicking here and check out Josh and his one of kind EMS oxygen wrench by clicking here.

Check out George’s EMS novel here.

 

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EMS Employee Scheduling In Real Time

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EMS scheduling doesn’t have to be difficult or confusing for EMS managers or employees. Check out this video that shows a first hand account of how using EMS employee scheduling and management software can benefit an organization and it’s employees.


Get a customized free trial of the software mentioned in the video by clicking here.

 

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EMS Career Development | Having A Winning Attitude

Looking beyond the EMS job description can help you succeed in your EMS career. Having a positive attitude is one part of the puzzle. This short video talks about how to maintain and promote that winning attitude.



 

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The Cause and Affect Of EMS Closing Its Doors

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This week we talked about EMS contract changes, what happens when EMS shuts its doors in six states, following Paramedic protocols and more. Plus we answer a listener question about paramedic school success.

Take a listen, leave your comments below and be sure to send us your EMS questions to 518-291-9401 or by email contact@emsofficehours.com

Thanks to EMS Manager for sponsoring the show. To get your customized free trial of their innovative EMS employee management and scheduling software click here.

Check out Josh and his one of kind EMS oxygen wrench by clicking here.

Thanks to Tim from Rogue Medic for popping in and sharing his point of view. Visit his blog to see the article mentioned regarding Fire/Police merger. Click here.

Join Jim on FaceBook here and get the 12 lead pocket card here.

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EMS In The “War”m Zone?

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EMS This week Jim and Josh were joined by Dave Brenner. They talked a bit about EMS training, vehicle responsibilities and found their way into a recent article in the NY Times about sending EMS providers into active shooter warm zones on a more frequent basis. Is this a good idea? Take a listen to the panels ideas and leave your own below.


 

Read the NY Times article here.

Thanks to EMS Manager for sponsoring the show. To get your customized free trial of their innovative EMS employee management and scheduling software click here.

Be sure to visit John Broyles on his podcast this Saturday by clicking here and check out Josh and his one of kind EMS oxygen wrench by clicking here.

Join Jim on FaceBook here and get the 12 lead pocket card here.

EMS podcast

Be sure to subscribe to EMS Office Hours on Itunes and leave a comment and review by clicking here.

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EMS Patient Assessment | Syncope

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The syncope call is pretty common in EMS. All too often we tend to RMA these patients. But there are some key assessment flags you should be thinking about when evaluating these patients. Check out the short video below for a few EMS assessment tips to look out for during your next syncope encounter.




 

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