EMS World Podcasts
Crisis Leadership: EMS Professionals Who Serve Their Teams

Crisis Leadership: EMS Professionals Who Serve Their Teams

May 18, 2020

In this special podcast sponsored by Columbia Southern University, two EMS leaders discuss the challenges of leading during the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the best practices for supporting teams? Join Dr. Aaron Rhone, EMS program manager for system operations within the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Bureau of EMS as he discusses crisis leadership with EMS World Podcasts host Mike McCabe.  

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When COVID-19 Hits Home: The Fine Line Between Fear and Caution

When COVID-19 Hits Home: The Fine Line Between Fear and Caution

May 15, 2020

EMS World is asking first responders and healthcare workers who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to talk about their experiences battling the virus.  Associate Editor Valerie Amato speaks with ER nurse Emily Cornpropst, who treated one of the first COVID-positive patients in the state of Indiana at Franciscan Alliance in Indianapolis. After fighting and recovering from the virus, Emily shares her advice for other front line providers facing the COVID-19 crisis.

Check out other stories from the series “When COVID-19 Hits Home.” Here, a pediatric EM physician shares his harrowing experience being hospitalized for COVID-19 complications. An EMS provider reports on their roller coaster of life-threatening symptoms fighting this invisible enemy, and another EMT recounts what it takes to counter fear during the course of her illness.

If you or someone you know in the field has a story to share about contracting COVID-19, email us at editor@emsworld.com. Your story will remain anonymous if you so choose. 

COVID-19 Testing: Promises and Potential

COVID-19 Testing: Promises and Potential

May 14, 2020

COVID-19 testing and availability, accuracy, turnaround time and sampling dominate the news cycle. What does it mean for EMS? What tests are proven to be reliable and how should EMS leaders and medical directors incorporate testing within their systems? Join Drs. Antevy and Pescatore as they explore this hot-button issue and provide updates and recommendations for the EMS community  This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, Bound Tree.

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EMS Educational Continuity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

EMS Educational Continuity During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 14, 2020

The pandemic has turned EMS education programs upside down. Listen to UCLA education experts explain how programs have shifted to remote learning environments and implemented innovative solutions for psychomotor learning and evaluation when students cannot attend classes in person. From EMT and paramedic programs to continuing education, there are insights here for all educators. This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, Bound Tree.

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COVID-19 ‘KOMBAT’: Ventilator Knock-Outs to Avoid

COVID-19 ‘KOMBAT’: Ventilator Knock-Outs to Avoid

May 14, 2020

For the critical care provider, ventilator management is top-of-mind. When you are at the controls of mechanical ventilation with a COVID-19 patient, what are the best practices, techniques and latest science? Join Eric Bauer and Tyler Christifulli as they take you through a three-round match of ventilator pitfalls and knock-outs to avoid.  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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EMS Online Patient Simulations: Training During COVID-19

EMS Online Patient Simulations: Training During COVID-19

May 14, 2020

EMS students still need realistic patient simulations, but providing these online is challenging. Join Dr. Meg Carman as she explains how to engage students in time-sensitive, moderate-to-high risk decision-making in the prehospital, emergency, or critical care environment.  This is an audio-only version of an EMS World webinar, which you can find here.  Thanks to our sponsor, iSimulate.

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EMS Provider Roundtable: What the COVID-19 Pandemic is Really Like

EMS Provider Roundtable: What the COVID-19 Pandemic is Really Like

May 14, 2020

The EMS stories coming out of hard-hit cities like Seattle, New York and New Orleans seem unreal. Increased 911 calls, patients in severe respiratory distress, constant protocol changes: what is it really like for EMTs and paramedics in these cities? Hear it from three providers on the COVID-19 frontlines. 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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Kirkland Fire Dept.: Treating the First COVID19 Patients

Kirkland Fire Dept.: Treating the First COVID19 Patients

May 1, 2020

Kirkland Fire Department in Washington state was the first agency to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, treating many patients in the Life Care center nursing home.  Captain Joel Bodenman discusses lessons learned and offers advice for other EMS leaders in an interview with EMS World Senior Editorial and Program Director Hilary Gates.  Read more in the May 1 article here.  For COVID-19 information from King County, click here.

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