Medic Materials

EMS is a stressful business and many discussions happen between providers in the Ambulance or in the station. This podcast reflects those internal conversations. We review actual EMS calls as well as have open table discussions on some of the most interesting topics in the EMS world.

Hosted ByMike Turek, Emily Yates & Gerard Cuomo

Want to get in the heads of four current EMS providers? The Medic Materials Podcast is a twice monthly podcast that was created to give educational opportunities in the most relaxed fashion we can. EMS is a stressful business and many discussions happen between providers in the Ambulance or in the station. This podcast reflects those internal conversations. We review actual EMS calls as well as have open table discussions on some of the most interesting topics in the EMS world.


All Episodes

The Echoey Airway

An extremely serious call with dire airway concerns is what we review today! This crew stumbles through a rushed airway procedure without evaluating the consequences of their decisions. We will see if they can produce a positive outcome in the end.

Ready…Set…FLYCAR!

Listener inspired! We dedicate an entire show to a great discussion spurred on by one of our listeners emails. What exactly is an ALS flycar system? We answer that question and MUCH MORE about an EMS system we all in some capacity have our hands in.

Chasing The S.T. Elevation

Heads are scratched with the 12 Lead obtained on a patient that is surely having a STEMI, until they aren’t…or are they? That is the dilemma this crew faces as they attempt to sort out signs and symptoms consistent with what they should be seeing on the cardiac monitor.

Our Secrets Revealed (Celebrating 1 Year!)

Today is the 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY of the Medic Materials Podcast and we are going to celebrate but emptying our skeletons from the closet! We take a more relaxed look into our lives and answer a mix of questions from ems to our personal favorites.

So Now You’re A Paramedic??? (How To Start Your Paramedic Career Successfully)

Congrats! You have passed paramedic school. Your card is new and shiny but now you must face being a brand new practicing paramedic. This episode answers many questions a new provider might be thinking of right now. How do you enter your first job, how might you handle the pressure, what should your attitude be like and so much more!

So You Want To Be A Paramedic???

Thinking about, or starting Paramedic School soon? Feeling nervous & apprehensive? Got questions? Kelsey is feeling all of that & poses many of her questions as well as listeners question on what to expect in paramedic school, tips for success & how to exit school & land your first Medic job. All this and more in this INFORMATION PACKED episode.

When Keeping It Psych, Goes Wrong

Psych calls are typically routine. However every once in a blue moon you come across a pysch patient that will change your life forever. The encounter this EMS crew has changes their lives from rosy to red in an instant.

Mag Wars: The Phantom Toxicity

Ever go to a routine call and the next thing you know you’re tangled with half of every terrible diagnosis imaginable? This BLS crew encounters a benign call on the surface but when they dig deeper they unravel a major twist which completely changes their diagnosis and treatment plan.

She Jumped It & Crushed The Landing

Ever try to be like Evil Knievel? Today’s patient does just that and launches their vehicle for the heavens…Will they CRUSH the landing or BE CRUSHED by the landing?