EMS Office Hours

Hosted ByJim Hoffman, Josh Knapp & David Brenner

EMS Office Hours is the EMS podcast that discusses various EMS topics. Jim Hoffman is the show lead with his co-hosts Josh Knapp along with David Brenner and they are joined by frequent guest speakers in the EMS industry. Geared for the EMS provider, this show encourages interaction via the blog, email, Twitter, Instagram and FaceBook.

You can contact Jim direct at contact(at) emsofficehours.com.


All Episodes

Where does your EMS duty start and stop?

When you are off duty, what would you respond to? Would you help the “disheveled person lying on the sidewalk?” What is your off duty story? Watch the video or listen below.  Free Membership===> Turbo Medic Insider.

EMS Bathroom Breaks, Instructor Engagement and…

Dave, Jim and Josh talk about a method some instructors use to help their students even though the student probably thinks otherwise. Plus why bathroom breaks in EMS are different. Watch the video or just listen here: Free Membership===> Turbo Medic In…

EMS Calls That Don’t Go As Planned

You can thank your instructor later. When your EMS instructor makes that scenario too difficult. They likely aren’t trying to make you look bad.  More often, they are trying to prepare you for the inevitable.  Free Membership===> Turbo Medic Insider.

When Is It Too Old To Get Into EMS?

EMS attracts people from many different backgrounds and cultures. It also seems to know no age limit. But when is it too old to get into the EMS field? How about too old to be in or stay in EMS? Like many things in EMS you will get various answers and …

Quick EMS Plumbing Review

I did this quick review on a couple of key subjects in EMS you should consider when assessing your patients and the possibility of a vascular leakage issue. Be back soon with a full episode and guests.

Should We Dabble As EMS Professionals?

Is being in EMS as a part time job a good idea? Not talking about volunteers really. But the accountant or car repair tech that decides EMS is a good PT opportunity. Does this hurt the profession? Or even the organizations they work for.

Will The Pandemic Be The “Thing” To Push EMS Forward?

On episode “this one” Jim, Dave and Josh talk about the growing changes in EMS since the pandemic began. Working in mobile units, ED overflows, giving vaccines and now working with mental health professionals as part of non emergent response.

Finally, An App Just For EMS By EMS

This episode of the podcast is joined by Paramedic Matthew Monahemi, one of the founders of MURU. This new app is focused on the EMS provider. Super easy to use and the best part? It is tailored to you the user.

Life After EMS | Do You Have A Plan

This first episode of 2021 is a bit of a change up for us. But we wanted to take a moment and give some tips and advice for your personal use. So many EMS professionals live paycheck to paycheck and never plan for retirement,