From Responder to Patient with Codi Foxworthy
When Codi Foxworthy became an EMT and Firefighter, she never thought she would someday rely on rescuers to save her life. This week on the Disaster Podcast we talk with Codi about her accident and the spine injury that took her from first responder to patient in an instant.
Codi shares her experiences as a patient and her struggles to be seen and heard by her medical providers since the accident. As a person with a permanent injury, she has to rely on medical professionals and first responders regularly. We talk about the importance of listening to our patients and really hearing what they’re trying to tell us about their conditions and feelings. We can all do better.
This episode is hosted by Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley with Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education 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.