EMS World Podcasts
EMS Airway Management for COVID-19 Patients

EMS Airway Management for COVID-19 Patients

April 27, 2020

COVID-19 is redefining how EMS approaches prehospital airway management: what are best practices and what do we need to change on-the-fly as new recommendations are made? Join Drs. Rob Dickson and Casey Patrick as they address modified approaches to ALS and BLS airway management. This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, Ambu.

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Top EMS Docs Answer Your COVID-19 Questions

Top EMS Docs Answer Your COVID-19 Questions

April 27, 2020

Do you know everything you should about COVID19 best practices? Join Drs. Levy and Margolis for expert answers to your biggest COVID-19 questions on the topics of PPE, decon, and transport; special conditions and invasive maneuvers; and parameters for screening employees and returning to work. This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, BoundTree.

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Telehealth & Transport Alternatives for EMS During COVID-19

Telehealth & Transport Alternatives for EMS During COVID-19

April 27, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has strained the healthcare system, 911 communication centers, EMS systems and hospitals. Listen as Jonathan Washko, Assistant Vice President of the Center for EMS at Northwell Health gives advice, tips and innovative workarounds for EMS agencies and PSAPs to create alternatives like telehealth and nurse navigation.  This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, McKesson.

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Managing Stress & Your Relationships During COVID-19

Managing Stress & Your Relationships During COVID-19

April 27, 2020

EMS providers now face additional challenges to our well-being. Along with COVID-19, we face long shifts, odd hours, sleep deprivation, and trauma exposure. Listen and learn healthy relationship and communication skills for coping during the pandemic. EMS experts Rhonda Kelly and Jonathan Dickerson will provide effective ways to manage stressors and mitigate negative impacts on relationships in this novel world.  This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, McKesson.

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COVID-19 Legal Issues & the EMS Workplace

COVID-19 Legal Issues & the EMS Workplace

April 27, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is also redefining how we deal with many issues in the EMS workplace. Join the nation’s top EMS legal experts from the American Ambulance Association and Page, Wolfberg & Wirth as they address topics such as patient privacy, workplace safety, staff shortages, pay practices, worker’s comp and leave, discipline practices, liability and more. This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, Zoll.

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Telehealth and COVID19: Jon Washko

Telehealth and COVID19: Jon Washko

April 21, 2020

In this special podcast sponsored by Zoll, editorial director Jonathan Bassett speaks with Jonathan Washko, assistant vice president of operations with Northwell Health Center for EMS in New York, NY, who expands on his recent webinar by answering attendees’ questions about Northwell’s telehealth program and how it’s helping to ease some of the call burden created by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Watch the accompanying webinar here.

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Mecklenburg EMS Agency’s New Ambulance Fleet

Mecklenburg EMS Agency’s New Ambulance Fleet

April 1, 2020

Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic), which operates the busiest agency in North Carolina out of its Charlotte headquarters, recently engaged in an innovative project to redesign the agency’s ALS ambulances, including moving to a new chassis and redesigning the driver and the patient compartments. In this episode, Medic Deputy Directors Jeff Keith and Jonathan Studnek take EMS World through the process of overhauling the vehicle fleet of a large-scale EMS service, in addition to shedding some light on how the coronavirus pandemic has hit the Charlotte area.  Read the article here.

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