LISTENER FEEDBACK WANTED! A crew has to make a hard choice… stay and play or load and go? With a rapidly closing window to make a hard decision does the crew make the right choice? Spence and Chris give their opinions and ask for yours in this weeks episode!
EMS 20/20 is podcast hosted by two experienced Paramedics. Spencer Oliver and Christopher Pfingsten discuss real calls run by real responders and pull out the lessons you won’t find in a text book. This podcast is aimed at Paramedic students, seasoned Paramedics looking to refresh, or any one interested in a deeper dive into pre-hospital health care.
This week’s call takes us to a chaotic and tense ER as a crew picks up a very sick patient to transfer them to a higher level of care. Interpersonal Communication takes center stage in this episode as Chris and Spencer play counselor.
Caught between quelling both a grumpy crowd and an unruly airway, a group of Care Bears are faced with problems from every angle. Do they prevail? Could they have prevailed? The guys go the distance to find out in this weeks episode!
A patient presents with classic signs of a heart attack… but is it? Spencer attempts to stump Chris (and possibly succeeds) in this weeks episode! Also… Chris tees off on physicians with Dr. House Syndrome 😉
A patient with a OW troubling and painOWful experience is treated by a OW crew OW that may be jumping to conclusions. Can our hosts offer up some sage advice without making too many Star Trek references? Can a patients implanted defibrillator shock you? Listen and find out!
A young patient is mentally stranded in space as a crew tries their best to figure out what, if anything could be wrong with this patient. Is it drugs? Is it a stroke? Listen and find out!
In our 70th episode we talk about a call with a very difficult and vibrating (yes, vibrating) patient that is paired with a difficult partner. Just how bad can imitation marijuana be? Listen and find out!