Joe Holley Cadaver Research in CPRIn this special episode, we talk about what it takes to create a customized, large-scale drill for training first responders and you community health services in the event of a disaster, man-made or natural. We focus especially on how the gang at Paragon Medical Education Group assemble their customized training experiences.

Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon walks co-host Sam Bradley through a hypothetical active shooter drill in a suburban community. We talk about working with all local resources, bringing in stake-holders, and lining up opportunities to train local educators for first responders.

Joining Joe and Sam on this episode are co-host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and Becky DePodwin.

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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 for more information on how this can be brought into your system.

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