The Ten Minute Medic

The Ten Minute Medic (TMM) Podcast is for busy EMS students who need information in bite size portions to listen to between calls or while standing in line.  Brought to you by experienced EMS educators, who are busy themselves, we will never waste your time with useless fluff!

Hosted ByBill Young

The Ten Minute Medic (TMM) Podcast is for busy EMS students who need information in bite size portions to listen to between calls or while standing in line.  Brought to you by experienced EMS educators, who are busy themselves, we will never waste your time with useless fluff!


All Episodes

The Triple Threat of Chest Trauma

It is important for the paramedic student to understand the pathophysiology that accompanies chest trauma, both blunt and penetrating.  In this podcast, we take a look at:
1.  Simple pneumothorax
2.  Open pneumothorax
3.  Tension pneumothorax

I Can’t Breath! The Paramedic Student’s Guide to the Asthma Patient

In this week’s podcast, you will learn
1.  The pathophysiology behind an asthma attack
2.  The three types of asthma attacks
3.  The role of bronchodilators and corticosterioids in the treatment of asthma.
Additional Resources for Students
The Pathophysi…

Trauma For Two-The Paramedic Review of Trauma in the Pregnant Patient

Trauma has become the most frequent cause of death of the OB patient in the United States. Although maternal mortality due to other causes such as infection, hemorrhage, hypertension, and thromboembolism, has declined over the years, the number of matern…

Autism and What EMS Needs to Know Part 2 of 2

This is the second part of our Autism and What EMS Needs to Know series.    My guests are Dustin Young, Licensed Clinical Social Worker with the Tillamook Family Counseling Corporation and Nick Watts, Community Paramedic with Tillamook County EMS.  In th…

Autism and What EMS Needs to Know-Part 1 of 2

This week’s podcast will be a two parter!  Recently I was with the paramedic students at Arkansas State University and they requested a podcast on the EMS response to autism.  In response to their request, I’ve changed the format just a bit from that of …

Does My Patient Know What They’re Doing?

In this episode of the Ten Minute Medic, we take a look at the ability of your patient to make competent decisions.  At the end of this podcast, the student will
1.  Understand the difference between competency and capacity
2.  Understand the legal ramif…

Anaphylaxis_Pathphysiology_and_Presentation

In this episode, the paramedic student will:
1.  Understand the pathophysiology behind the cellular immune response
2.  Be able to recognize the differences between anaphylaxis and a localized allergic reaction
3.  Understand the role of epinephrine and …

Slaying the National Registry Test Dragon

It’s that time of the year when EMS students begin to sign up for their NREMT exams.  In this podcast, we take a look a couple of urban legends regarding the exam, how the exam is constructed and what you can do to give yourself that added edge when you …

TXA…Lifesaving Drug or Snake Oil?

In this episode of the Ten Minute Medic the listener will:
1.  understand the pathophysiology behind the development and destruction of clots after trauma;
2.  learn the findings of the CRASH 2 study regarding TXA administration;
3.  review one potential…