EMT’s. What You Thought You Were Going To Do

What if Family Feud asked this question of EMS?

“Name something you thought you were going to do at work today but didn’t”

Plus – adult vs pediatric BVM use and how old is too old in EMS?

See the article on BVM use talked about in the show here.

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Refusals, Drones And Messy Trucks

This episode of the show we talk about EMS drones, how to deal with a messy truck (aka – bus, ambulance etc.) , refusals and reality.

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Climbing the Proverbial Career Ladder

Walter Dusseldorp joins us for this episode and we talk about planning your career , networking and owning your goals.

In your career, you will likely transition 6-7 times into a new position. Each time it’s a nerve reckoning moment and often delayed through procrastination and self-doubt. Learn to build up your confidence by being prepared to not only pursue your BIG dream but also how to take little steps to get to that ultimate destination.

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Using Filtered Oxygen Masks In EMS

This episode of the show we are joined by Dr Paul Louis who has created a new device to help keep healthcare professionals safe when treating patients during a respiratory pandemic. 

Check out the Aerosoless Medical website here

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Trusting Tech In EMS

This episode talks about using medical technology on EMS calls. Whether it’s yours or the patients. The question is “Do you or should you trust the tech?”

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Every EMS Psych Call Needs A Social Worker

… Said no one in EMS ever.

This episode of the show talks about the idea that social workers should be responding to EMS psychiatric calls instead of law enforcement.

Great for LE (we all know they hate those calls anyway). But bad for EMS.

Plus we talk about that age ole topic of EMS pay, provider retention and becoming an EMT or paramedic.

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Back An EMS Hero

I jumped on with Thomas Perkins who is part of the Frontline Heroes Project and we talked about Back An EMS Hero.

This effort is geared to help EMS professionals using a simple method of paying it forward.

Thomas talked about the goals and challenges faced as well as the positive effects of the weekly efforts made so far.

Get more info and pay it forward by clicking here

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Tactical Lock Picking | What EMS Should Know

If you ever thought that picking a lock as an EMS professional is something you would never do. This episode so for you.

Pat Watson joins Jim on this episode and talks about tactical lock picking, being prepared and using techniques that can get you access to patients or get YOU out of places without having to breakdown doors or bashing in windows.

Pat is the author of Tactical Lock Picking: A Systemized Approach for Responding to Locked Obstacles During Emergencies this was a very interesting show and I think he really will open your eyes to the benefits of tactical lock picking.

Be sure to check out Pat’s course and get his book over at Unsensored Tactical

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Pat Watson is an author, podcaster, and tactical skills trainer.During his 11 years of service in the US Coast Guard, Pat participated in overseas operations for Counter-Narcotics and Anti-Piracy.In addition to his overseas missions, he’s also served as a local law enforcement officer. 

During operations, Pat started designing his personal tactical skills curriculum. Now he’s on a mission to teach others tactical skills—minus the red tape—on his blog Uncensored Tactical.Learn more at UncensoredTactical.com or on his podcast, Uncensored Tactical.

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Making Mistakes In EMS

Have you ever made a mistake as an EMT or Paramedic? Ever felt burnt out?

This episode of the podcast talks about some of Jim’s and Josh’s mistakes and how Jim avoided burnout many years ago. Plus how mistakes are best handled not if, but when you make them.

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When The Funeral Home Gets The ROSC

This episode of the show talks about the upcoming cuts to EMS by FDNY, the importance of knowing your patients DNA (or not) and the time you pronounced that patient dead but the funeral home got the ROSC credit.

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