We’ve all heard the myths and legends of trauma care. In this special episode, listen to Rom Duckworth’s session from the 2019 EMS World Expo. Rom is a paramedic and captain from the Ridgefield Fire Dept. in CT. He evaluates the strength of the science behind trauma care for our patients. Rom helps EMS get past “we’ve always done it this way,” so that you will be well-equipped to open up discussions about trauma care in your own systems and ultimately make a difference for your patients.
In this special podcast, Mike McCabe interviews Director of Student Assessment from the UCLA School of Medicine, Heather Davis and Program Director Katie O'Connor of the UCLA Center for Prehospital Care about best practices in EMS training and simulation.
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For combat medics assigned to the U.S. Special Operations Command, the prehospital setting is an invaluable learning environment. In this episode, Assistant Editor Valerie Amato chats with Ricky Ditzel, a DOD flight paramedic and former combat medic, about his experience with Special Operations Combat Medic (SOCM) training alongside Cooper Univ. Hospital (NJ) EMS providers and trauma center staff to prepare for deployment. Read the accompanying article from the March 2020 issue.