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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
An old nemesis rears its head in today’s call review. The secret to this patients Altered Mental Status lies within a secret bandage found on her body. The panel breaks down the neurological symptoms and fabulous patient care rendered by this crew in a call review with a SURPRISE ending no one saw coming!
Ever wonder why so many First Responders suffer Post Traumatic Stress? We uncovered amazing science to prove that the culture of EMS is to blame for creating the ideal conditions to cause Post Traumatic Stress. Listen, Learn and Break the Stigma!
Joni Bonilla of Operation At Ease is a professional dog trainer, who is fighting to help treat 1st responder Post Traumatic Stress and the stigma within EMS with the use of specialized service dogs. We sit down with her in a Skype interview and discuss her program and how she has helped the lives of many first responders and veterans with her cutting edge service dog program. This is a must listen episode for May, National Mental Health month.
What do you get when you combine a croissant, a zipper & and a timid medic….well you get one hell of a badass EMT. In today’s call review we showcase another EMT who stepped up and shows that experience does weigh in on our profession and sometimes that experience can be just what a timid paramedic needs.