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

Delivery – Try not to drop it

The idea of delivering a baby can be daunting. Luckily, most of the time all you have to do is not drop it! But when things do go wrong...

Ask us Anything!

In episode 17 of the Back to Basics podcast, Chris and Jason answer all of your pressing questions. By listener request, they answer your medical questions, personal questions and...

Seizures

The topic of seizures in emergency care is sometimes oversimplified and many times overcomplicated. In this episode of Back to Basics, Chris and Jason break down the nuances of...

Why did it have to be snakes?! – Envenomations

Why snakes?! In this episode of Back to Basics, Jason tells us all about envenomations and Chris just gets scared and barely contributes because of a deep seated fear...

Thyroid Emergencies

Understanding the function of the thyroid gland and it’s hormones is key to being able to treat patients suffering from both hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. In this episode of the...

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...