Bringing on a special guest this evening with Dr. Mark Keim MD, MBA (a.k.a. the DisasterDoc™) who comes on to talk about disaster training and these topics in particular:
Professionalization of disaster medical/nursing and public health response
Career ladders in disaster-related health field.
We start off the show with a disaster weather report from our disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson, our meteorologist in Aspen, Colorado. Then we join with co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, along with Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group. The team chats with Dr. Mark about his experiences in training professionals for disasters.
Mark is the DisasterDoc™ (DisasterDoc.org) and helps experts and everyday people to better understand disasters so that they can protect themselves, their families and their communities. He is a prolific author, speaker, consultant and the founder of DisasterDoc™, Mark is one of the most widely recognized disaster medical experts in the world. His passion for disaster preparedness developed after he survived a tornado that destroyed his home and claimed the lives of 13 people. This near-death experience shaped his life and inspired his message to the world – empowerment through preparation.
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.