Stevens Point, Wisconsin (July 2, 2013) — EMS podcasts deliver episodes regularly to a thriving community of EMS leaders, practitioners, managers, leaders, and educators. In June 2013 top EMS podcasters met for an online video conference to discuss the state of EMS podcasting.
Jamie Davis, the podmedic and host of the MedicCast, appreciates the fantastic support EMS podcasters receive from EMSManager.net and Physio-Control. Jamie reports, “With the support of these companies we bring content to listeners each week and deliver start to finish coverage of industry events like EMS World Expo and EMS Today.”
Continue your tour of the Best EMS podcasts from June 2013 with episodes about preventing lifting injuries and medication administration errors, a hybrid paramedic training program, collaboration between emergency responders, developing a quality assurance process and an interview with paramedic and author Jerrid Edgington.
1-Union-801: The Webcast: Let’s Not Hurt Ourselves
Brian Fass from FitResponder.com joins show host John Broyles to talk about preventing lifting injuries. Several of Brian’s EMS World articles were mentioned while discussing bad habits EMS providers have. The rate of injuries in EMS might be even worse than we expect with Bryan sharing that “70% of lifting injuries being unreported.” Listen to the full discussion.
1-Union-801: The Webcast is the EMS 2.0 webcast that covers everything from Situational Awareness to Basic Airway Management; with other things thrown in the mix just for fun. Listen to all shows and connect with John at the 1-Union-801: The Webcast Facebook page
EMSEduCast: Medication Administration Cross Check
During a discussion about human factors and how errors occur Paul Misasi, Quality Improvement Manager for Sedgwick County EMS asks “How do we make systems safer knowing what we know how the mind works?” Find out in this critical discussion about systems design and error prevention with the Medication Administration Cross Check, an innovative process improvement and training program to reduce medication administration errors.
The EMSEdUCast is the podcast by and for EMS educators that discusses tips, techniques, and resources for improving paramedic and EMT education. Listen to all shows at EMSEduCast.com and connect with other educators on the EMSEduCast Facebook page.
EMS Office Hours: When Online Paramedic Training Works
On a new episode of the EMS Office Hours podcast Evan Feuer joined host Jim Hoffman to talk about becoming a paramedic through an online training program. Evan and Medic Training International cater to overseas providers seeking to become nationally registered paramedics. While Jim has reservations on this method of certification, Evan pointed out that the training is really "hybrid training" and not an online course.
The EMS Office Hours is a live weekly podcast. EMS Professionals can call in toll free or chat live with each other and the hosts in the interactive chat room.
MedicCast: Fifth Anniversary of Our EMS Podcast Studio
This month MedicCast host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic talked about the upcoming Podcast Studio at EMS World Expo conference in Las Vegas. The EMS podcasters from the ProMed Network will be back in Las Vegas this September to cover the conference. This will be the 5th anniversary of the podcast studio at EMS World Expo. Five years ago Jamie met with Chris Montera, EMS filmmaker Ted Setla, Carissa O’Brien, Greg Friese and others and they put on the first ever podcast studio to live broadcast from an international EMS industry event.
“The fifth anniversary podcast studio is going to be an event all by itself. Every day we’ll be putting out the best in EMS content and there will be daily giveaways, gifts for podcast guests and more!” says MedicCast host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic.
The MedicCast is a weekly program for EMS providers at all levels with news, commentary, tips, tricks and interviews on EMS and healthcare topics.
EMS Round Table: Police, Fire, and EMS Working Together
Round Table host Rom Duckworth visit with Fire/EMS advocate and Redding, Connecticut Police Chief Doug Fuchs to discuss police, fire, and EMS working together. Rom and Chief Fuchs review local success and failures, how they’re representative of services across the country, and how collaboration impacts safety and situational awareness.
The EMS Roundtable: A Fire Medic perspective is a weekly podcast covering everything emergency services, from clinical topics, to education and leadership issues to why the it’s the rookie’s job to buy the coffee, all from a Fire Medic Perspective.
Medical Author Chat: EMS Fiction
In this episode of the Medical Author Chat, Brian Lilley interviews Jerrid Edgington, author of the Racing the Reaper series. Jerrid Edgington has been a Paramedic for 15 years. Racing the Reaper is a fictional story of an EMT named Jacob. Although it is a fictional account, Jerrid talks in the podcast about how closely the story mirrors his own career and experiences.
The Medical Author Chat podcast features interviews with EMS authors and discusses their works of fiction and non-fiction. Find interviews with Thom Dick, Peter Canning, and Michael Morse in the show archives.
EMS Leadership: QA and QI
In Episode 106 of the EMS Leadership podcast host Chris Cebollero talks with Bruce Evans on Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance. With all the changes on the horizon for EMS, it is paramount we have a great reporting and analysis process.
The EMS Leadership podcast features conversations between EMS leaders, supervisors, and chiefs on important innovations and challenges. Guests regularly include leaders from high performance EMS systems and board members of NAEMT and NEMSMA.