One heated conversation happening right now is the decision that the NREMT is moving to remove the practical skills exam. Each of us have strong opinions on this and the future of EMS education as a whole. Where do you fall as you follow along in this amazing discussion?
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.
We review a recent EMS article titled Toxic Heroism – The Perfect Storm. This conversation leads to some great ideas and honest conversation regarding the future of EMS management and education.
We ALL learn something today in the land of 12-Lead cardiology. A full hour dedicated to a full breakdown of a 12-Lead, why we take them and tips to read them in a SUPERIOR fashion.
LISA and MONA inspire a treatment plan for a young patient with some severe symptoms. While providers fight to ensure she gets to the hospital before the kiss of death appears inside the ambulance.
Listener Greg brought on this conversation. We answer a serious question given to us by a fan where we chat about probably the most serious job for ems providers that non of us are qualified for.
Multiple providers are dealt a black cloud of a hand. Significant trauma, multiple patients, rare medical complications and a race against time must all be faced head on by this EMT and their Paramedic.
Is there a patient or not? After the crew finds out they must make a series of important choices that may lead to success or could lead to complete and utter breakdown of the call.
Within the walls of a maximum-security prison, an EMS crew is faced with a serious set of circumstances. Decision-making is clouded by fear and stress. Can this ems crew face their fear before the walls close in on their patient?