Communication Failures | Part II EMT’s

Continuing in this series on communication in EMS. Part II focuses on EMT’s. The relationship between paramedics and EMT’s is often vital to patient outcomes. Whether the EMT is your partner, back up crew or volunteer unit. Good communication can help the call run smooth, improve patient treatment,  transport and even build a rapport with your fellow EMS provider. Listen in for some key points of view on this topic. Maybe it can help you on the next call.


Show Notes & Guests:

Paramedic Shaolin Trommashere – Looking Through A Pair Of Pink Handled Trauma Sheers

Tim Noonan –

Russell Stine – & the new Fire Science Blog


Communication Failures | Part 1 – Medics

A common point that gets brought up on Office Hours is how we “own” much of what we do. Often, our communication with each other as EMS providers and fellow health care professionals can cause issues in patient care, daily operations and even in a career. The first part in this series will discuss how paramedics communicate with each other. Come listen in on this episode for ideas on better communication, approaches to issues that arise on the job and how we can take some first steps to improve common communication issues for better patient care and beyond.



Show notes:


Tim Noonon – The Rogue Medic

Josh Knapp –