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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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.

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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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EMS Study Tips | Spinal Trauma

Wrapping up the head and spinal injuries section of the EMS quick study tips series. This video episode covers spinal injuries and the key elements you will often see on your EMT and paramedic.



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The Response To COVID Effects On EMS

After watching a video news article on the FDNY response to EMS members and their struggles with mental health during the COVID 19 Pandemic. We decided to talk about the lack of support that seems to be offered to EMS professionals after events like COVID.

Is this anything new? The mentality of suck it up and keep going seems to be business as usual. But the environments that EMS are facing these days is anything but.

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