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

Refusals, Drones And Messy Trucks

This episode of the show we talk about EMS drones, how to deal with a messy truck (aka – bus, ambulance etc.) , refusals and reality. Find out how to get your free copy of the EMS Quick Study Guide.  I’ll even cover shipping. See why here. 

Using Filtered Oxygen Masks In EMS

This episode of the show we are joined by Dr Paul Louis who has created a new device to help keep healthcare professionals safe when treating patients during a respiratory pandemic.  Check out the Aerosoless Medical website here Listen to the audio her…

Trusting Tech In EMS

This episode talks about using medical technology on EMS calls. Whether it’s yours or the patients. The question is “Do you or should you trust the tech?” Take a listen

Every EMS Psych Call Needs A Social Worker

… Said no one in EMS ever. This episode of the show talks about the idea that social workers should be responding to EMS psychiatric calls instead of law enforcement. Great for LE (we all know they hate those calls anyway). But bad for EMS.

Back An EMS Hero

I jumped on with Thomas Perkins who is part of the Frontline Heroes Project and we talked about Back An EMS Hero. This effort is geared to help EMS professionals using a simple method of paying it forward. Thomas talked about the goals and challenges f…

Tactical Lock Picking | What EMS Should Know

If you ever thought that picking a lock as an EMS professional is something you would never do. This episode so for you. Pat Watson joins Jim on this episode and talks about tactical lock picking, being prepared and using techniques that can get you ac…

Making Mistakes In EMS

Have you ever made a mistake as an EMT or Paramedic? Ever felt burnt out? This episode of the podcast talks about some of Jim’s and Josh’s mistakes and how Jim avoided burnout many years ago. Plus how mistakes are best handled not if,

When The Funeral Home Gets The ROSC

This episode of the show talks about the upcoming cuts to EMS by FDNY, the importance of knowing your patients DNA (or not) and the time you pronounced that patient dead but the funeral home got the ROSC credit.