Month: May 2016

Episode 13: Is HEMS beneficial?

In light of surging air medical demand, Dr. Bryan Bledsoe joins us for a discussion on whether HEMS is actually beneficial — and, if so, under what set of circumstances. As informed providers, we owe a duty to our patients not to unnecessarily straddle them with crippling debt and higher risk mode of transport if

Episode 12: Too tired to care?

Are we a danger to our patients and partners? Are we too tired to care? This week, we discuss the ins and outs of fatigue and the effects it can have on us and our patients. We’ll draw on lessons learned from another mission critical profession where lives are in the balance. No matter how

Episode 11: Legally Speaking

Paramedic and Attorney Wes Ogilvie discusses what we DIDN’T learn on law in EMS education. Most providers are concerned about being sued. But a lawsuit wouldn’t cost you your certification and livelihood. It’s administrative law that has the power to strip providers of their certification — and providers must be aware of this field of