From the monthly archives: "January 2016"

active shooter police swatIn this episode of the Disaster Podcast we have some special guests back on the show again to talk about the need for more up-to-date training on Active Shooter incidents. Host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and co-host Sam Bradley are joined by Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group to kick off this discussion.

Also joining the regular team on the Disaster Podcast this week is EMS author B.J. Schneider who has a police background as well as being a paramedic. Also joining the discussion is EMS educator Kevin Reiter who brings his take on the need for increased education for the responders out there when encountering active shooter incidents.

Kevin Reiter trains responders on water rescue, wilderness EMS, and more at WildSafety.com@WildSafety on Twitter, and you can email him at Training@wildsafety.com.

Links:

HowManyShotsDidYouHear.com

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

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Again, a special thank-you to Paragon Medical Education Group for their continued support of this podcast as our partners in this endeavor to bring disaster medicine to you. Check out their page and educational resources that can help your system be more prepared for what happens in your area.

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In this week’s episode hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, and Sam Bradley got the chance to interview EMS author B.J. Schneider over Skype to find out more about his book, “Welcome to New Orleans: How Many Shots Did You Hear?”

B.J. Schneider BookIn this return episode, B.J. continues to discuss his experiences in New Orleans. This week he talks specifically about his response with New Orleans EMS to Hurricane Katrina. This is a rare look at Katrina response from the inside. We have had federal and NGO responders on the show before, but we’ve never taken a hard look at the local responders and what they went through during the devastation following that storm. Check out this amazing episode with B.J. and check out his book via the links below.

Links:

HowManyShotsDidYouHear.com

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

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Again, a special thank-you to Paragon Medical Education Group for their continued support of this podcast as our partners in this endeavor to bring disaster medicine to you. Check out their page and educational resources that can help your system be more prepared for what happens in your area.

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In this week’s episode hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, and Sam Bradley got the chance to interview EMS author B.J. Schneider over Skype to find out more about his book, “Welcome to New Orleans: How Many Shots Did You Hear?”

B.J. Schneider BookIn this emotional collection of short stories, B.J. Schneider recounts one hundred of the most remarkable events in his career. You will take a ride with him and his partners experiencing the highs of life saving action, the lows of losing friends on the job as well some of the most hilarious moments experienced by the men and women in EMS. Be there for major events such as Hurricane Katrina and Andrew. I don’t think you’ll be disappointed in this one, folks!

Links:

HowManyShotsDidYouHear.com

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

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Again, a special thank-you to Paragon Medical Education Group for their continued support of this podcast as our partners in this endeavor to bring disaster medicine to you. Check out their page and educational resources that can help your system be more prepared for what happens in your area.

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DisasterPodcast_just_logoOn this episode of the Disaster Podcast hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and Sam Bradley are joined by some of the most popular guests from the previous year. The panel discusses the effects of disaster planning and preparedness over the previous year.

On the panel are:

  • Kevin Reiter, Wilderness educator and Dive medic on dealing with floods affecting the central portions of the country right now. Find out more about what Kevin Reiter is up to training people on water rescue and more at WildSafety.com@WildSafety on Twitter, and you can email him at Training@wildsafety.com.
  • Katie Amatruda, DMAT CA-6 mental health professional on International missions and responder and soldier support. Visit Katie’s site for continuing education at PsychCEU.com.
  • Kevin Wang, an Amazing disaster cleanup expert who discusses the importance of using proper cleaning techniques and expertise following disasters. Find more about Kevin’s company, PowerPlusDCU.com, on Twitter – PowerPlusDCU on Twitter and Facebook – PowerPlusDCU on Facebook
  • Jonathon Feit an entrepreneur who worked past his own medical issues to start a business. Check out Jonathon’s Company BeyondLucid.com
  • Brian Froelke, MD an ER Doc, DMAT Doc, and medical director for Missouri on preparing and managing statewide disasters.
  • Mike Marsh AMR Operation Manager who started two tactical medical teams for AMR.

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Again, a special thank-you to Paragon Medical Education Group for their continued support of this podcast as our partners in this endeavor to bring disaster medicine to you. Check out their page and educational resources that can help your system be more prepared for what happens in your area.

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