EMS World Podcasts
Live From the Expo Floor #8: The Future of Critical Care Transport

Live From the Expo Floor #8: The Future of Critical Care Transport

October 21, 2021

What is critical care transport? It depends on whom you ask. In the eighth installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" podcast series from EMS World Expo 2021, host Mike McCabe talks with critical care expert Kevin Collopy, clinical outcomes and compliance manager for New Hanover Regional Medical Center's AirLink/VitaLink program, about the need for standardization and defining the capabilities of this advanced level of care and transport.  

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Live From the Expo Floor #7: Neuroprotective CPR

Live From the Expo Floor #7: Neuroprotective CPR

October 14, 2021

With a combination of EMS therapies that includes active compression-decompression CPR, use of an impedance threshold device, and controlled sequential elevation of the head and thorax, we may finally stand poised for a breakthrough in cardiac arrest survival outcomes. In the seventh installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" podcast series from EMS World Expo 2021, host Mike McCabe talks with resuscitation pioneer Keith Lurie, MD, about head-up CPR and other key components of the needed care bundle. 

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Live From the Expo Floor #6: Prehospital Blood

Live From the Expo Floor #6: Prehospital Blood

October 8, 2021

It's a concept with a long military history that's been forgotten in modern prehospital care: whole blood for trauma patients at the point of injury--and for EMS that means the field. In this sixth installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" podcast series from EMS World Expo in Atlanta, host Mike McCabe talks with C.J. Winckler, MD, LP, deputy medical director for the San Antonio Fire Department, about his system's embrace of the concept. 

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Live From the Expo Floor #5: Effective Simulation

Live From the Expo Floor #5: Effective Simulation

October 8, 2021

Why is the practice of simulation in healthcare education so clumsy? Perhaps too much focus on the manikins and simulators rather than the complete student experience. In this fifth installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" series from EMS World Expo in Atlanta, host Mike McCabe talks with healthcare simulation expert Jennifer McCarthy, MAS, NRP, CHSE-A, about how to make it more effective. 

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Live From the Expo Floor #4: Paramedicine Beyond EMS

Live From the Expo Floor #4: Paramedicine Beyond EMS

October 7, 2021

Where is paramedicine going, and what's next? The growing unsustainability of modern EMS systems has leaders looking at new approaches. In this fourth installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" series from EMS World Expo in Atlanta, host Mike McCabe talks with Dr. Clayton Kazan, medical director for the Los Angeles County Fire Department, about a broader approach to mobile health and how they're realizing it in Southern California.  

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Live From the Expo Floor #3: Paramedic Practitioners

Live From the Expo Floor #3: Paramedic Practitioners

October 7, 2021

What is a paramedic practitioner, how does it differ from a regular or even advanced-practice paramedic, and how could it benefit emergency care systems? In this third installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" series from EMS World Expo in Atlanta, host Mike McCabe talks with Dr. Michael Lauria, an EMS fellow at the University of New Mexico, flight physician, and captain in the U.S. Air Force Reserve, about an exciting new professional option.  

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Live From the Expo Floor #2: Improve Your Assessment

Live From the Expo Floor #2: Improve Your Assessment

October 7, 2021

On a busy shift, it can be easy to rush your assessment, get sloppy, and miss key components. In this second installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" series from EMS World Expo in Atlanta, host Mike McCabe talks with Dr. Scott Gilmore, medical director for the St. Louis Fire Department, about tricks of the trade and how to not overlook any essentials.  

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Live From the Expo Floor #1: ALS/BLS Integration

Live From the Expo Floor #1: ALS/BLS Integration

October 7, 2021

ALS and BLS: They might not overtly feud, but there are times where the relationship doesn't function as smoothly as it could. In this first installment of our "Live From the Expo Floor" series from EMS World Expo in Atlanta, host Mike McCabe talks with Carl Flores, former chief of New Orleans EMS and now burn outreach coordinator for University Medical Center in New Orleans, about how they can integrate more smoothly.  

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Is It Time for Body Armor in EMS?

Is It Time for Body Armor in EMS?

October 1, 2021

Fewer cops, more crime, and an increasingly dangerous environment for EMS providers—it's a changed world out there, and being one of the "good guys" won't always protect you. What will? Is it time to make body armor routine for EMS? North American Rescue's David Rice, a longtime medic and law enforcement officer, joins host Mike McCabe to discuss the question in our latest EMS World original podcast.  

Sponsored by North American Rescue. 

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Special Episode: 9/11:20 Years Later

Special Episode: 9/11:20 Years Later

September 11, 2021

It’s hard to believe it's been 20 years since 9/11. Mike McCabe sits down with Josh Hartman, senior vice president at HMP Global, for a candid, unscripted—and cathartic—exchange on what that day meant to two New York City medics who still remember every raw detail. Sponsored by Vector Solutions.

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