Being Brutally Honest With Your Patients

On this recent episode Josh and Dave took the reins to discuss when or if EMS providers should be telling patients they are having a stroke, a heart attack or even if they are going to die. Sparked by a podcast on Ted Talks it got Josh asking who … [Continue reading]

Tissues | EMS Quick Study Help

This installment of the EMS Quick Study Help discusses Tissues and Integumentary System. EMS anatomy and physiology Part IV. Check out the EMS Quick Study Guide that helped Jim pass a recent FISDAP exam ten points above the national average. Get … [Continue reading]

The Post EMS Week Show | EMS Compass

This week the hosts talk about EMS Week, The EMS Compass project and the difference between the EMS Everyman and those who decide where the profession is going. Take a listen to what is most likely the first in a series of discussions and start … [Continue reading]

When The EMS Patient’s Story Changes

This is part three of a recent episode where the panel talks about the patients story or how the story seems to change. Jim mentions some pet peeves he received via email and the one that stood out was how a patients gives you one story in the … [Continue reading]

A Focus On Raising The TXT Generation


In this episode of Office Hours Jim sits down with Thaddeus Setla to talk about his project "Raising The TXT Generation". While this may not be a direct EMS related topic, both Ted and Jim feel it does reflect in public safety and results from social … [Continue reading]

EMS Doing Away With AHA?

What if EMS decided to no longer use AHA certification for CPR and ACLS? Let's say they decided to use AHA as a base but implemented their own training and testing based on current research and what they see to be working. Well there are agencies … [Continue reading]

EMS And PFA Training | Take The Poll

This week on the podcast the guys talked about the training they received in paramedic and EMT school to prepare for psychological emergencies and emotional patients and family members we encounter in EMS. How much training on this did you … [Continue reading]

Using OTC Sleep Aids in EMS


Motivated by a recent Facebook post, Josh brought a pretty important topic to the show. He was surprised at the number of EMS professionals who use over the counter sleeping aids to fall asleep. We discussed some of the potential issues with this … [Continue reading]

Member CVA Feedback

So my post the other day about my CVA call offered me one huge insight to my members.... they are great. Not just because they have sent me numerous emails and messages about this call agreeing with my course of action but also because they … [Continue reading]

Cellular Metabolism | EMS Quick Study Help E6

This installment of the EMS Quick Study Help series continues with A&P and cellular metabolism and cellular respiration. These key areas should help you focus on what you may be challenged with on this topic and perhaps assist you in recalling … [Continue reading]