911 Cast

911cast EMS Podcast

Practical EMS topics in about 10 minutes, brought to you weekly by EMS Educator and Certified Emergency Nurse Scott Topiol.

Hosted ByScott Topiol, BSN, RN, CEN, MICN

911cast EMS Podcast
Scott Topiol, BSN, RN, CEN, MICN

Practical EMS topics in about 10 minutes, brought to you weekly by EMS Educator and Certified Emergency Nurse Scott Topiol.


All Episodes

Episode 11: Every Breath You Take

You just documented the patient’s respiratory rate as 16.  But you know you didn’t really count them.  In this episode we take a deeper look at the most neglected...

Episode 10 – Catch Me If I Fall Out

This week it’s all about syncope.  Learn some common causes of syncope, whether near-syncope is any less concerning than actual syncope, and other warning signs that can help determine...

Episode 09 – The Shocking Truth

From chewing on extension cords to being shot by tasers, join us this week as we search for the shocking truth about electrical injuries.

Episode 08 – Take My Breath Away

Pulmonary embolisms are a leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest, but they’re not always easy to spot.  This week we discuss the risk factors and common signs and symptoms...

Episode 07 – Little Billy Got His Bell Rung

When is a bump to the head more than just a bump to the head? This week we take a look at pediatric head trauma pearls and pitfalls.

Episode 06 – Playing with Fire

With summer in full swing and the 4th of July just days away we’re taking a look at the fundamentals of caring for burn injuries in the field. 

Episode 05 – Some Like it Hot

Is it heat exhaustion or heat stroke? Ice packs to the groin or a dunk in ice water?  It’s officially summer and we’re talking about identifying and treating exertional...

Episode 04 – No Pain, No Gain

Is there a difference between pain and discomfort? Can vital signs reveal a patient’s true pain level? Join me this week for a not-so-painful conversation about pain and pain...

Episode 03 – Simply Stroke

You might be missing up to 20% of strokes. This week we discuss EMS stroke assessment tips that will up your stroke recognition game with an emphasis on posterior...