Trying To Make Sense Of Community Paramedics

This week the crew talks about community paramedic programs. Do they work, are they for EMS and is there a better approach to handling 911 overload?

What’s your take?

 

 

 

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Who Drives Your Ambulance?

During this lively episode Jim, Dave and Josh discuss EMS staffing with an EMT/Driver, an EMS first as a new EMT and touch on effective CPR compression/depth ratio.

Yeah this one was a little scattered but hey, thats why it’s called Office Hours. Anything goes.

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EMS Study Tips | Trauma & Bleeding P4

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EMS Firsts | Help By Sharing

This episode is the beginning of a series of shows focused on EMS firsts. I hope to get more engagement as we go forward and get other EMS professionals on to share their stories of calls, partners, skills and exams. By sharing we can help … [Continue reading]

The Fine Line Of EMS Humor

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EMS Shortage Or Short On Pay?

After seeing several articles and social media discussions on the claims about EMS provider shortage. Jim and Josh jump on and ask the question "Is it truly a shortage of providers?" or maybe the continued low pay of EMS professionals is forcing … [Continue reading]

Are We Teaching To Pass The NREMT?

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Being A Critical Care Medic | Is CC Training Beneficial?

This episode I talk with Dominick Walenczak who is a Critical Care Paramedic and also runs the CritMedic Podcast. We talk about the benefits of the advanced training as well as its use in the 911 arena. Honestly I'm a bit on the fence, but … [Continue reading]

EMS Education And Student Expectations

ems trauma assessment tips

Joined by Josh Knapp and guest Skye Croom. We discuss EMS education, student expectations and some realities of the process. We just scratched the surface on this one and hope to have Skye back soon to keep this important conversation going. … [Continue reading]

Driving The Ambulance Like A Maniac

This episode I am joined by Josh and we discuss those crazy ambulance drivers. But more importantly we talk about communication and focus on ways to promote change when faced with co-workers who may not be thinking about the bigger picture, safety … [Continue reading]