In response to the recent NYC and New Jersey terrorist bombing incidents, Disaster Podcast co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group and Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com. The panel discusses the importance of training in NICS (National Incident Command System) procedures. Jamie talks about small rural areas and preparedness for major events. How does preparedness in those regions compare to major metropolitan areas like New York?

Links to Kevin’s wilderness and EMS education site.

WildSafety.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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ambulance-paramedics-transporting-victimThis week on the show, Host Sam Bradley comes prepared with a series of questions on preparedness for various disasters based on the locations of our panel. Joining Sam is co-host Jamie Davis in Maryland, Dr. Joe Holley from Memphis, Tennessee, and Kevin Reiter from Texas.

Links to Kevin’s wilderness and EMS education site.

WildSafety.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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floodDisaster Podcast hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic are joined in this special episode by EMT and wilderness safety and EMS educator Kevin Reiter, Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group, and a podcast listener from West Virginia involved in the flood response there in June of this year, Malcolm Lanham.

We look at the response to the devastating flash floods that occurred in central West Virginia and also how that response and flooding affected the responders themselves.

Links to Kevin’s wilderness and EMS education site.

WildSafety.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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floodDisaster Podcast hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic are joined in this special episode by BJ Schneider, author and paramedic, Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group, and Baton Rouge paramedic Ginger Jackson.

We look at the response to the recent devastating flooding around Baton Rouge, Louisianna and also how that response and flooding affected the responders themselves. Ginger also shares her rescue funding page for the paramedics whose homes were flooded while they were out saving others. Check all the links below.

Help out the East Baton Rouge paramedics whose homes were flooded. Donate here.

Links to BJ Schneider’s site and books:

HowManyShotsDidYouHear.com

How Many Shots Did You Hear? Book On Amazon.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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spinal immobilization in disaster settingsDisaster Podcast hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic are joined in this special episode by Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com, and Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group. We use the episode to talk about a clinical issue with Dr. Joe about the use of spinal immobilization protocols carefully in the Disaster Setting.

JEMS Article On Spinal Immobilization of Kids

NEW! Disaster Podcast Facebook Group

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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line of duty shootingsDisaster Podcast hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic are joined in this special episode by Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com, EMS Author and former police officer BJ Schneider, and former FDNY EMS Lieutenant Steve Kanarian to talk about Steve’s recent blog post about the response to police shootings and attacks on first responders.

Check out Steve’s blog article here at stevekanarian.Wordpress.com.

Links to BJ Schneider’s site and books:

HowManyShotsDidYouHear.com

How Many Shots Did You Hear? Book On Amazon.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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This week on the show hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic are joined by regular guest Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group. We are joined by Penny James, trained in forensic photography for disaster events. In this particular segment, we address her experiences with the Oklahoma City  Level F5 Tornado in 1999. Check it out.

Penny is also a prolific romance novelist. You can check out her books here:

SilverJames.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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forensic photography murrah buildingThis week on the show hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic are joined by regular guest Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group. We talk briefly about the incident in Dallas, Texas where multiple police officers are shot during a Black Lives Matter protest march.

Then we are joined by Penny James, trained in forensic photography for disaster events. In this particular segment, we address her experiences with the Oklahoma City  Murrah Federal Building bombing in 1995. Check it out.

Penny is also a prolific romance novelist. You can check out her books here:

SilverJames.com

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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wilderness ems backpacksThis is part two of a special double episode on wilderness EMS is full of great tips and discussion on what austere wilderness medicine has to teach every responder. Make sure you catch part one of this episode in last week’s show at DisasterPodcast.com. Host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, and his co-host Sam Bradley are joined by a group of wilderness EMS experts to talk about this topic.

This week on part two of the special wilderness EMS epsidoe, we have a group of excellent panelists on the subject of wilderness EMS as it relates to what the Urban medic can take from it. We have Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com, Dr. Seth Hawkins from  Hawk Ventures which supports a wide range of Wilderness EMS programs, including the flagship Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship program. also joining us is Dr. Ben Abo, DO, MPH an ER Doc and Wilderness EMS specialist, and paramedic David Fifer, NRP who is a wilderness search and rescue specialist with RedSTAR Wilderness Response Team, which lives online at redstarmedical.org. . We also have the regular Disaster podcast guest USAR doc, Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group.

WMS Fellowship Continuing Education Offer

If you are a wilderness EMS or medicine provider at any level, there is an opportunity to earn continuing education credit towards a Wilderness Medical Society fellowship.

Here are the instructions to redeem that for credit:

  1. Listen to both parts of this two-part episode of the Disaster Podcast. Part 1 is released July 21, 2016. Part 2 is released July 28, 2016.
  2. Copy down the special keywords mentioned in the episodes (2 in episode part one, 3 in episode part two).
  3. Copy down the time in each episode the keyword is mentioned.
  4. Send the keywords, times, and your WMS membership information to Teri@wms.org.
  5. If you have any questions on the continuing education credits, contact WMS.org.

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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wilderness ems hikingThis is part one of a special double episode on wilderness EMS is full of great tips and discussion on what austere wilderness medicine has to teach every responder. Catch part two when it is released next Thursday, July 28, 2016. Host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, and his co-host Sam Bradley are joined by a group of wilderness EMS experts to talk about this topic.

This week on the show we have a group of excellent panelists on the subject of wilderness EMS as it relates to what the Urban medic can take from it. We have Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com, Dr. Seth Hawkins from  Hawk Ventures which supports a wide range of Wilderness EMS programs, including the flagship Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship program. also joining us is Dr. Ben Abo, DO, MPH an ER Doc and Wilderness EMS specialist, and paramedic David Fifer, NRP who is a wilderness search and rescue specialist with RedSTAR Wilderness Response Team, which lives online at redstarmedical.org. . We also have the regular Disaster podcast guest USAR doc, Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group.

WMS Fellowship Continuing Education Offer

If you are a wilderness EMS or medicine provider at any level, there is an opportunity to earn continuing education credit towards a Wilderness Medical Society fellowship.

Here are the instructions to redeem that for credit:

  1. Listen to both parts of this two-part episode of the Disaster Podcast. Part 1 is released July 21, 2016. Part 2 is released July 28, 2016.
  2. Copy down the special keywords mentioned in the episodes (2 in episode part one, 3 in episode part two).
  3. Copy down the time in each episode the keyword is mentioned.
  4. Send the keywords, times, and your WMS membership information to Teri@wms.org.
  5. If you have any questions on the continuing education credits, contact WMS.org.

Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group specializes in bringing what they call “The Experience” to jurisdictions around the country. They bring together police, fire, EMS, and hospital teams to train together and learn what to expect from each diverse group in the response team so that each knows what to expect from the other and how to back the other groups up. Visit Paragon’s site at ParagonMedicalGroup.com for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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