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This weekly program, brought to you through a partnership with Paragon Medical Education Group, is your connection to tips, news, information and field interviews on major disasters. The show will cover all major response incidents both natural and man-made in nature, providing you the information you need to better prepare for future responses with your Local, State, and Federal response agencies like FEMA. Join our show each week with hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and paramedic/educator Sam Bradley as they bring you this unique program for first responders, paramedics, nurses, doctors, public health officials and more!

This weekly program, brought to you through a partnership with Paragon Medical Education Group, is your connection to tips, news, information and field interviews on major disasters. The show will cover all major response incidents both natural and man-made in nature, providing you the information you need to better prepare for future responses with your Local, State, and Federal response agencies like FEMA. Join our show each week with hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and paramedic/educator Sam Bradley as they bring you this unique program for first responders, paramedics, nurses, doctors, public health officials and more!
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Rising Sun, MD

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This weekly program, brought to you through a partnership with Paragon Medical Education Group, is your connection to tips, news, information and field interviews on major disasters. The show will cover all major response incidents both natural and man-made in nature, providing you the information you need to better prepare for future responses with your Local, State, and Federal response agencies like FEMA. Join our show each week with hosts Jamie Davis, the Podmedic and paramedic/educator Sam Bradley as they bring you this unique program for first responders, paramedics, nurses, doctors, public health officials and more!

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English


Episodes

Wilderness, Mountaineering, and Snow Search and Rescue

4/19/2018
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We revisit the Wilderness EMS textbook for a look at chapters 29 and 30. These are the chapters "Technical Rescue Interface? SAR non Snow” and "Technical Rescue Interface Ski Patrols and Mountaineering Rescue.” To help us on this is the chapter author for the text, Dr. Keith Conover. Dr. Conover has been Chief Medical Officer of the Federal Disaster Medical Assistance Team in Pittsburgh since 2004. He’s also a member of Pennsylvania DMAT1 and Allegheny Mountain Rescue...

Duration:01:00:06

NHERI Disaster Structural Research Updates with Dan Zehner

4/12/2018
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Dan Zehner is back with us from the Design Safe Radio Podcast to give us updates from what they’re doing to research and create better and more resilient building materials. Dan works with the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) program, funded by the National Science Foundation, which catalyzes advances in natural hazards engineering research. The post NHERI Disaster Structural Research Updates with Dan Zehner appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:47:33

Psychological and Stress Injury in Wilderness EMS

4/6/2018
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This week Laura McGladrey a psychological nurse practitioner joins us on the call to share her work as the author of the chapter in the recently published Wilderness EMS textbook. Laura is accompanied on the show by the textbook’s organizer Dr. Seth Hawkins and they discuss the concept of stress and how it affects how we react to ongoing situations such as might be found in the wilderness or austere medical setting. The post Psychological and Stress Injury in Wilderness EMS appeared first...

Duration:00:48:53

Jason Friesen with a TrekMedics and Beacon Update

3/29/2018
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Jason Friesen from TrekMedics.org joins us on the show this week. We’ve had Jason on the show before talking about his non-profit organization. To refresh your memory. Trek Medics International is a 501c 3 registered nongovernmental organization dedicated to improving emergency medical systems in communities without reliable access to emergency care through innovative mobile phone technologies. The post Jason Friesen with a TrekMedics and Beacon Update appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:42:52

Crush Syndrome Injuries and the Opioid Connection

3/22/2018
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We dig into crush syndrome and a tie to the opioid epidemic for emergency responders in this episode of the Disaster Podcast with a clinical topic from Dr. Joe Holley. It’s a total body system-wide process that results from compression injury to muscle tissue releases toxins into the body. The post Crush Syndrome Injuries and the Opioid Connection appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:40:57

Washington Amtrak Train Derailment Response

3/16/2018
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This week we talk with Chief Scott A. LaVielle, EFO, CFO, CEMSO, FM, MIFireE, from Tumwater, Washington, who was one the responding chief officers on the Washington State I-5 Amtrak Train Derailment incident. Scott talks about attending the NFA EMS Special Operations Course to develop skills and training on large-scale MCI incidents in March 2017 which prepared for him and his team for this event, though they couldn’t have predicted it ahead of time. The post Washington Amtrak Train...

Duration:01:03:06

Disaster Hazard Mitigation Program Value with Bryan Koon

3/8/2018
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We talk about mitigating natural disasters in this week’s episode of the Disaster Podcast. Coming on the show is Bryan Koon. Bryan is the former Director at the Florida Division of Emergency Management and currently Vice President of Homeland Security and Emergency Management with IEM. He also serves as Chair of the Multi-Hazard Mitigation Council. The post Disaster Hazard Mitigation Program Value with Bryan Koon appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:55:00

National Ambulance Strike Team Program – Bonus Episode

3/5/2018
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In this bonus episode, we talk about the Ambulance Strike Team program nationally available where extra ambulances are set up in storage around the country so they can be deployed to disasters on very short notice. AMR administers the program nationally though smaller EMS organizations participate providing EMTs and Paramedics to the program. The post National Ambulance Strike Team Program – Bonus Episode appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:23:21

EMS Special Operations at the National Fire Academy

3/1/2018
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This week we talk about the revamping of the EMS Special Operations course at the National Fire Academy with paramedic Jim Logan. Joining Jim are Bruce Evans, Chief of Upper Pine River Fire Protection District near Durango, Colorado, and Scott Barthelmass, the Public Information Officer (PIO) in the Eureka Fire Protection District near St. Louis Missouri. The post EMS Special Operations at the National Fire Academy appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:24:29

Rene Steinhauer on Disaster Volunteer Expectations

2/22/2018
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Family Nurse Practitioner and paramedic Rene Steinhauer, MSN, FNP, EMT-P rejoins us for another visit this week to share his thoughts on what disaster volunteers should expect and not expect when they deploy to disaster areas. Rene talks with hosts Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley, along with Dr. Joe Holley about a recent article he wrote for the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. The post Rene Steinhauer on Disaster Volunteer Expectations appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:38:38

The Wilderness EMS Textbook

2/15/2018
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In this episode, we look at the brand new Wilderness EMS textbook written by a few folks, most of whom have been guests on the show here before. We have Dr. Seth Hawkins, Dr. Ben Abo, Paramedic David Fifer, and nationally registered Wilderness EMT and Instructor Corey Winstead. The post The Wilderness EMS Textbook appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:56:31

A Visit With the RAW Medicine Podcast Team

2/8/2018
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We are joined by Dr. Seth Collings Hawkins and paramedic David Fifer who come on the show to talk about their new venture the RAW Medicine Podcast. The show is a podcast about providing medicine off the grid. You can also connect with them via their Facebook page for the RAW Medicine Podcast. The post A Visit With the RAW Medicine Podcast Team appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:46:56

Disaster NGO Response with Burners Without Borders

2/1/2018
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In this episode we have Dr. KK Pandya on the show to chat about his work with the Burning Man community and their disaster response team called Burners Without Borders. He started off his medical career as a dispatcher for EMS, then as an EMT, and eventually going to medical school. The post Disaster NGO Response with Burners Without Borders appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:55:40

Cadaver Donation and Sensationalistic News Coverage

1/25/2018
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In this episode, we talk cadavers and training in healthcare. We bring Dr. Joe Holley on the show to talk about a series of articles from Reuters news agency about the body donation system in the U.S. Joe was disheartened by the sensationalized nature of the articles and the challenges created by the difference between the article and what Joe’s experiences in real life applied science situations. The post Cadaver Donation and Sensationalistic News Coverage appeared first on Disaster...

Duration:00:46:01

Puerto Rico and Riding Out Hurricane Maria with Dr. Gustavo Flores

1/18/2018
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Dr. Gustavo Flores stopped by our podcast booth at EMS World Expo and sat down to share some of his experiences riding out the storm for Hurricane Maria at his home in Puerto Rico back in September. He also talks about getting out and responding to medical emergency calls in and around his community in the hurricane's aftermath. The post Puerto Rico and Riding Out Hurricane Maria with Dr. Gustavo Flores appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:27:24

Carribean Hurricane Irma Strike with Heather Langner

1/11/2018
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On the show this week, we chat with medical student Heather Langner who was moving into her apartment in the Caribbean at St. Maarten island where she attended medical school at the American University of the Caribbean. While getting settled with the help of her mother, Hurricane Irma came through and struck the Virgin Islands. The post Carribean Hurricane Irma Strike with Heather Langner appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:45:41

2017 Disaster Year in Review

1/4/2018
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In this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we looked at our core podcast team’s picks for best episodes of the previous year. We also looked at the episodes we're looking forward to going forward into 2018. On the show this week we had Sam Bradley, Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group, Kyle Nelson, and Jamie Davis. The post 2017 Disaster Year in Review appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:38:15

Memphis Community Paramedic Roles in Disasters

12/28/2017
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In this episode, we join our friends at Paragon Medical Education Group on the road in Tunica, MS. with an agricultural experience cadaver lab. We talk a little about what they're teaching in Mississippi then we segue into talking about Memphis Fire Department’s new community paramedic model. The post Memphis Community Paramedic Roles in Disasters appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:36:34

International Disaster Volunteer Opportunities with Mike Noone

12/21/2017
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In this episode, we are joined by paramedic Mike Noone (InternationalDisasterVolunteering.com). Mike is a long-time paramedic who moved into public health and disaster response. He eventually wrote a book on his experiences as an international disaster volunteer for those seeking information on how to pursue opportunities in these types of situations. The post International Disaster Volunteer Opportunities with Mike Noone appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:36:24

Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) with Daniel Zehner

12/14/2017
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Daniel Zehner from the DesignSafe Radio podcast joins us on the Disaster Podcast this week. He highlights the research opportunities at NHERI for the major hazard areas they look into: wind, earthquakes, tsunami, coastal erosion, and rapid response after events. His podcast program focuses on the important work of the team at the Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI). NHERI is committed to making sure the next natural hazard doesn't have to be a disaster for you and...

Duration:00:44:51

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