Adding More EMS To COVID-19 Response

With the healthcare profession under siege from the COVID-19 pandemic, we need more professionals providing care now.

But what is the best way to get providers out into the workforce? The NREMT made an attempt to get new providers out there but maybe just too weak of an attempt.

Are there better ways? Jim and guests talk about ways they think EMT’s and paramedics can be of use during this crisis.

Everything from reactivating retried members to rehiring past employees and perhaps putting providers in non essential areas of ED’s or ambulance departments.

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When EMS Response Overrides COVID-19 Dangers

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Dangers to EMS professionals increase, protocols for our response keep changing and the personal decision to potential exposure is becoming a reality some may not be able to ignore.

EMS provider age, previous medical conditions and even family situations are playing a bigger part each day.

This episode talks about provider response. Especially when it comes to age and past medical history. When our desire and passion to help others conflict with potential or obvious dangers, how do we decide what is right and what is safe?

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How EMS Gets To Deal With The Coronavirus

The spread and handling of Coronavirus patients and potential threat to providers is a serious and real. This episode highlights other coronavirus contacts and how EMS sometimes has to deal with this element of the job. This is a story of a patient claiming to have it and the patience and resources needed to handle an otherwise simple call.

 

 

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