EMS Universe | Education, Volunteers and Social Media

This episode I am joined by the creator of the popular EMS instagram group @ems_universe. We talk about variety of topics including volunteers, social media, education and getting EMS back together.

This was a great show I am sure you will enjoy.

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EMS Study Help Tips | Chest Trauma & Circulation

This episode of the Monday Minutes focuses on chest injuries that interfere with circulation. These key elements are common to see on exams and are great to for a quick review to help build your knowledge as an EMS professional.


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What Is The New Normal For EMS?

As the pandemic curve begins to flatten. We have to consider all that has changed for EMS during the crisis and what will be the new normal for EMS going forward the next few months and beyond.

Will it be back to business as usual or will some elements of change that should have been implemented years ago stay and even elevate EMS to a bigger role in health care.

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EMS Study Help | Chest Trauma Part One

This section of the EMS Study Guide Help Tips starts with chest trauma and the injuries that can cause ventilatory issues. These Monday Minute videos are focused to give key elements you will see on EMS exams and to help build your knowledge and confidence for EMS patient care and transport.


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When Protocols Get Ignored | FDNY vs. NYS

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, NYS Department of Health EMS put a new protocol out on the triage, treatment and transport of Cardiac Arrest Patients. NYC FDNY then over ruled the protocol.

Why?

The NYS guideline is geared toward EMS provider safety and FDNY has decided what appears to be otherwise.

Take a listen here and you can view the new guideline below as well as the AHA link Dave mentioned during the show.

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Read the AHA article and guidelines here.

 

 

 

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EMS Study Help Tips | Specific Types Of Burns

This EMS quick study help video focuses on key elements for your EMT, paramedic and NREMT exam. This is part of the EMS study guide series. This episode talks about inhalation, chemical and electrical burns and how they relate to your patient assessment and treatment as an EMT or paramedic.    

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COVID and Beyond | Changes To EMS Protocols

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The stress on EMS agencies keeps growing. Especially in hot areas like NY and NJ.

Dr Ken Lavelle who is an Emergency Medicine Clinic Instructor and Medical Director for several agencies in NJ and PA, joins Jim on this episode to discuss changes he made to local EMS protocols to help mitigate response, treatment and transport of EMS calls with potential coronavirus symptoms.

We also discuss common struggles when putting new guidelines into play during something like a pandemic and the potential to take a broader look at these changes and others going forward after the pandemic is over.

Check out Dr Lavelle’s training website at Emergency Training here.

As EMS professionals continue to respond and show up to work each day during this pandemic. I wanted to create something that would recognize their professional sacrifice. Not some snarky t-shirt or patch. Here is a Challenge Coin that is currently in production and available. You can get details and claim yours here. 

You Can’t UN-Learn EMS

Is it possible to forget some things in EMS? Sure.

But if you have spent the time and put in true effort. You can’t unlearn what you have built.

Now there may be times you have to refresh your memory or maybe you realize you have not mastered a subject in a way that you are confident.

But unlearn it? No.

Remember that if you give the effort, make the sacrifice and put in the work. You will always have the skills and knowledge you’ve built.

No one can ever take that away.

 

 

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Understanding Burn Severity | EMS Study Help Tips

As we continue with the EMS study guide help tips. This video highlights the key elements of burn severity. Know the difference between superficial, partial and full thickness burns. Having a good understanding of these points will help you come exam time and when assessing your patients.

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Burns | Basics | EMS Study Help Tips

Let’s get some key concepts on burns as we begin the latest segment of the Monday Minutes and the EMS Quick StudyHelp Tips.

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