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 24 – Bent Out of Shape – All About Sickle Cell Disease

Patients with Sickle Cell Disease often present to EMS with acute pain. In this episode we'll discuss best practices in assessing and treating that pain and discuss when to...

Episode 23 – No Laughing Matter – Beta Blocker Overdoses

They may end in “LOL” but Beta blocker overdoses are no laughing matter! Join us this week as we discuss pearls and pitfalls for the EMS management of these...

Episode 22 – Silent But Deadly – All About Drowning

Drowning is a leading cause of preventable death in children and young adults. Join us this week as we discuss current best practices in prehospital resuscitation of drowning victims...

Episode 21 – Pitter Patter – Pediatric SVT

SVT is the most common dysrhythmia in children but it can be especially difficult to detect in infants. This week it's all about understanding, identifying, and treating supraventricular tachycardia...

Episode 20 – Don’t Worry Baby – Bleeding in Pregnancy

Bleeding during pregnancy is a common complaint and while most causes are benign, some can be deadly! In this episode we’ll discuss dangerous causes of vaginal bleeding during pregnancy...

Episode 19 – If you fib, I’ll paddle you – All About Atrial Fibrillation

Is it atrial fibrillation or SVT?  What’s an atrial appendage anyway?  When is it too dangerous to cardiovert?  Join us this week as we talk about atrial fibrillation, the...

Episode 18 – Croup There It Is

It’s fall and you know what that means! Changing leaves, pumpkin spiced everything, and croup!  This week join us as we discuss this common childhood illness, how to determine...

Episode 17 – My Achy Breaky Heart – All About Chest Pain

We’re back from vacation and this week it’s all about chest pain!  Join us as we discuss cardiac and non-cardiac causes of chest pain, STEMI vs. NSTEMI, and answer...

Episode 16 – Feeling Deflated – All About Tension Pneumothorax

What’s the difference between a simple pneumothorax, a tension pneumothorax, and cardiac tamponade? What’s the best site for needle decompression?  This week’s episode is all about tension pneumothorax for...