Back To Basics

Seitz and Sirens is a national Emergency Preparedness Training Company.
Our back to basics podcast was created to make what are sometimes complex medical topics easy to understand and retain for students of emergency medicine.

Hosted ByChris Seitz, MD and Jason Seitz, EMT-P, RN

Seitz and Sirens is a national Emergency Preparedness Training Company.
Our back to basics podcast was created to make what are sometimes complex medical topics easy to understand and retain for students of emergency medicine.


All Episodes

Pharmacology Basics

Pharmacology can be an overwhelming topic. With a strong foundation of the basics of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics however, anyone can simplify this topic and begin to more deeply understand...

Lightsaber Injuries

May the 4th be with you! In this episode of the back to basics podcast, Chris and Jason discuss the rare but serious Lighsaber injury. Not typically covered in...

Dialysis Made Simple

Dialysis can be a complicated and overwhelming intervention for patients and medical providers can find this topic to be confusing as well. In this episode, Jason and Chris discuss...

The Inflammatory Response – Friend or Foe?

The inflammatory and immune response are complex systems that help protect and heal our body and prevent disease. But then why do we take anti-inflammatories? Should I not be...

Disaster and Mass Casualty Triage

First responders are called to act in some of the most dire of circumstances. We are used to assessing critically ill patients and doing all that we can to...

Stability – Undefinable or misunderstood

How can we really tell if a patient is stable or not? Do we rely on blood pressure and vital signs? In Episode 8 Jason and Chris discuss how...

Narcan and Cardiac Arrest

In this episode, the Seitz brothers discuss the new Emergency Cardiovascular Care guidelines for Narcan use in cardiac arrest. They also go over the mechanism of action of Narcan...

Chest pain and Arrhythmias

Your patient has chest pain and an arrhythmia. Which came first? Did the chest pain cause the arrhythmia or is the arrhythmia causing chest pain? Which one do we...

Amputations

Dealing with amputation injuries can be intimidating and stressful in the field. In this episode, Chris and Jason go over how to handle these types of injuries as well...