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With tragic accidents involving EMS vehicles, crews, and patients appearing in the news more and more, the Disaster Podcast team take on a look at trends in EMS safety at the national level. On the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Paragon Medical Education Group team member and EMS Educator Jim Logan and our disaster weather and emergency management expert Becky DePodwin.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education Group

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.

In part 2 of this special episode, we take on more questions from our Disaster Podcast community in our Facebook Group. Returning to answer those questions are co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley, and our disaster weather and emergency management expert Becky DePodwin.

This is a two-part episode so check on last week’s episode for part one as we continue answering our audience questions.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

In this special episode, we field questions from our Disaster Podcast community in our Facebook Group. Answering those questions are co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley, and our disaster weather and emergency management expert Becky DePodwin.

This is a two-part episode so check back here next week for part two as we continue answering our audience questions.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

Hurricane-Matthew-young-survivorMany things influence how we change over the course of our careers as responders and disaster healthcare providers. Some of them are good, and some bad, but they all shape us as we continue onward. Today on the show, co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley, and special guest Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com.

The four panelists talk about the events they’re most thankful for over the course of their careers. Who are the patients, the fellow responders, and community members who helped guide them to where they are today? Check out this special Thanksgiving episode.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

california-wildfires-prepperIn this episode, we have our regular podcast team on the show without a special guest so we can look at a string of current disasters facing the U.S. at this time. These include the first winter storm of the season for the Ohio Valley and the Northeastern U.S., as well as the deadly wildfires facing California responders.

Also on the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis, Dr. Joe Holley, and our disaster weather expert, Kyle Nelson.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

hurricane katrinaIn this episode, we have UK disaster response expert Christopher Chapman on the show. Chris is a member of the Disaster Podcast community in our Facebook group who proposed we look at disaster response systems in other countries. He comes on to talk with us about the UK’s disaster response systems, the types of disasters commonly faced in Great Britain, and international mutual aid response systems.

Also on the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis, and our disaster weather expert, Becky DePodwin.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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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Dr. James Lawler and the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit team at the Nyakabande Refugee Center.

On this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we have podcast community member nurse Jeff Peters on to share his experience with the Nebraska Medicine Ebola Response Team on a recent trip to Uganda to help educate the public health professionals there on how to protect themselves from exposure to deadly pathogens during Ebola outbreaks.

The team has also put in place online training Ebola PPE and other infection control training for health professionals everywhere. Jeff also referred to the National Ebola Training and Education Center, based there in Nebraska, as a resource for the U.S. healthcare community.

Also on the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

TNTF-1-USAR-Team-Mexico-Beach-2In this episode, we get our final update from Tennessee Task Force One USAR team who deployed to Mexico Beach, Florida following the impact of Hurricane Michael. Dr. Joe Holley is now home with his USAR team from deployment. Joe relates what the team found on arrival at the devastated community, their medical relief efforts for the community in addition to their USAR duties, and the aftermath of the team’s efforts now that they’re home.

Also on the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

TNTF-1-USAR-Team-Mexico-BeachIn this episode, we get an update from Mexico Beach on the USAR team deployed there. We were lucky enough to catch up with Dr. Joe Holley, deployed with Tennessee Task Force One USAR team in Mexico Beach. Joe relates what the team found on arrival at the devastated community, their medical relief efforts for the community in addition to their USAR duties, and the ongoing team efforts for search and recovery following the impact of Hurricane Michael.

Also on the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis, and our disaster weather expert, Kyle Nelson.

Stand by for more updates from the field as we are able to bring them to you with Dr. Joe, Dr. Ben Abo, and other members of the Disaster Podcast community.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.

Hurricane_Michael_EVX_loopIn this episode, we get a last-minute update from our disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson on the status of Hurricane Michael. The category 4 (nearly 5) hurricane made landfall at 1 PM CT in the area of Mexico Beach, Florida in the western panhandle area of the state. Areas to the east stretching around towards Tampa are calling for up to fourteen feet of storm surge above mean high tide.

We also were lucky enough to catch up with Dr. Joe Holley, deployed with Tennessee Task Force One USAR team just north and west of the storm’s landfall. They have been spending the day checking their gear and vehicles in preparation for deploying in behind the storm first thing tomorrow morning. Also on the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis.

Stand by for more updates from the field as we are able to bring them to you with Dr. Joe, Dr. Ben Abo, and other members of the Disaster Podcast community.

Join the discussion with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic in our Disaster Podcast Facebook Group now!



Paragon Brings “The Experience”

Paragon Medical Education GroupParagon 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.