EMS World Podcasts

From the Streets to the Battlefield: EMS Meets Combat Medicine

March 1, 2020

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.

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