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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

A Look at National Trends in EMS Safety

12/13/2018
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With tragic accidents involving EMS vehicles, crews, and patients appearing in the news more and more, the Disaster Podcast team take on a look at trends in EMS safety at the national level. On the show are co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Paragon Medical Education Group team member and EMS Educator Jim Logan and our disaster weather and emergency management expert Becky DePodwin. The post A Look at National Trends in EMS Safety appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:33:54

Disaster Podcast Audience Questions, Part 2

12/6/2018
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In part 2 of this special episode, we take on more questions from our Disaster Podcast community in our Facebook Group. Returning to answer those questions are co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley, and our disaster weather and emergency management expert Becky DePodwin. This is a two-part episode so check on last week's episode for part one as we continue answering our audience questions. The post Disaster Podcast Audience Questions, Part 2 appeared first on...

Duration:00:41:26

Disaster Podcast Audience Questions, Part 1

11/29/2018
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In this special episode, we field questions from our Disaster Podcast community in our Facebook Group. Answering those questions are co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley, and our disaster weather and emergency management expert Becky DePodwin. This is a two-part episode so check back here next week for part two as we continue answering our audience questions. The post Disaster Podcast Audience Questions, Part 1 appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:31:28

How People and Events Shape Responders

11/23/2018
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Many things influence how we change over the course of our careers as responders and disaster healthcare providers. Some of them are good, and some bad, but they all shape us as we continue onward. Today on the show, co-hosts Sam Bradley and Jamie Davis are joined by Dr. Joe Holley, and our disaster weather expert, Kyle Nelson. The post How People and Events Shape Responders appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:33:55

Wildfires, Winter Storms, and Weathering Disaster Response

11/16/2018
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In this episode, we have our regular podcast team on the show without a special guest so we can look at a string of current disasters facing the U.S. at this time. These include the first winter storm of the season for the Ohio Valley and the Northeastern U.S., as well as the deadly wildfires facing California responders. The post Wildfires, Winter Storms, and Weathering Disaster Response appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:43:31

International Disaster Response Systems with Christopher Chapman

11/2/2018
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In this episode, we have UK disaster response expert Christopher Chapman on the show. Chris is a member of the Disaster Podcast community in our Facebook group who proposed we look at disaster response systems in other countries. He comes on to talk with us about the UK's disaster response systems, the types of disasters commonly faced in Great Britain, and international mutual aid response systems. The post International Disaster Response Systems with Christopher Chapman appeared first on...

Duration:00:39:45

Nebraska Ebola Response Team Impacting Public Health in Uganda

10/25/2018
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In this episode, we get our final update from Tennessee Task Force One USAR team who deployed to Mexico Beach, Florida following the impact of Hurricane Michael. Dr. Joe Holley is now home with his USAR team from deployment. Joe relates what the team found on arrival at the devastated community, their medical relief efforts for the community in addition to their USAR duties, and the aftermath of the team's efforts now that they're home. The post Nebraska Ebola Response Team Impacting Public...

Duration:00:34:09

Final USAR Hurricane Michael Update from Dr. Joe Holley

10/24/2018
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In this episode, we get our final update from Tennessee Task Force One USAR team who deployed to Mexico Beach, Florida following the impact of Hurricane Michael. Dr. Joe Holley is now home with his USAR team from deployment. Joe relates what the team found on arrival at the devastated community, their medical relief efforts for the community in addition to their USAR duties, and the aftermath of the team's efforts now that they're home. The post Final USAR Hurricane Michael Update from Dr....

Duration:00:12:52

USAR Team Operations In Mexico Beach After Hurricane Michael

10/18/2018
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In this episode, we get an update from Mexico Beach on the USAR team deployed there. We were lucky enough to catch up with Dr. Joe Holley, deployed with Tennessee Task Force One USAR team in Mexico Beach. Joe relates what the team found on arrival at the devastated community, their medical relief efforts for the community in addition to their USAR duties, and the ongoing team efforts for search and recovery following the impact of Hurricane Michael. The post USAR Team Operations In Mexico...

Duration:00:34:21

Hurricane Michael Field and Weather Update

10/10/2018
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In this episode, we get a last-minute update from our disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson on the status of Hurricane Michael. The category 4 (nearly 5) hurricane made landfall at 1 PM CT in the area of Mexico Beach, Florida in the western panhandle area of the state. Areas to the east stretching around towards Tampa are calling for up to fourteen feet of storm surge above mean high tide. The post Hurricane Michael Field and Weather Update appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:35:05

A New Way Of Looking at Critical Incident Stress with Dan Maguire

10/4/2018
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In this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we bring back Dan Maguire from CISM Perspectives to talk about updates to the ways work-related stress for first responders is handled. The biggest change Dan noted was a focus on building resiliency into initial first responder education and ongoing training before the critical incident occurs. The post A New Way Of Looking at Critical Incident Stress with Dan Maguire appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:45:53

Hurricane Florence Responder Report One Week Later

9/20/2018
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A look at the impact of Hurricane Florence one week after the storm hit the east coast of the U.S. With flood waters still rising, we bring you reports from the field with Dr. Joe Holley in North Carolina with the IST (Incident Support Team) and Dr. Ben Abo in South Carolina with Florida Task Force 1 USAR team. Both of them spell out what they've been doing in the past week and what they anticipate for the future of the deployment. The post Hurricane Florence Responder Report One Week Later...

Duration:00:33:26

Hurricane Florence Update 4 with Dr. Joe Holley in the Field

9/16/2018
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Dr. Joe Holley checks in from the field after a few days spent in North Carolina with the Federal IST (Incident Support Team). He details the challenges faced by responders in the face of continued heavy rainfall and rising flood waters. Joe, and hosts Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley chat about some of the rescue situations as well as the resiliency of the local responders in the face of the continuous multi-day response. The post Hurricane Florence Update 4 with Dr. Joe Holley in the Field...

Duration:00:15:46

Hurricane Florence Community and Structural Resilience

9/14/2018
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Hurricane Florence is due to make landfall this morning. Last night, in a special crossover episode with the DesignSafe Radio Podcast and Dan Zehner, we discuss the effects of prolonged wind, rain, and storm surge to structures along the coast and inland. Disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson explains the science behind the predictions for the storm and what it means in real terms. The post Hurricane Florence Community and Structural Resilience appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:32:00

Hurricane Florence Thursday PM Field Update with Dr. Joe Holley

9/13/2018
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As Hurricane Florence nears the coast of North Carolina, Dr. Joe Holley, and his fellow federal, state, and local responders are hunkering down to ride out the storm so they can be ready to respond after it passes. We got the chance to catch up with Joe during a brief break while he was assessing resources and capabilities in Wilmington, NC. The post Hurricane Florence Thursday PM Field Update with Dr. Joe Holley appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:10:37

Mountain Rescue with Wilderness PA James Corbin part 2

9/13/2018
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In part 2 of this two-part episode, we continue to talk about the various needs of international mountain rescue with Physician’s Assistant and Paramedic James Corbin. He’s a longtime listener who reached out to us to suggest a topic for the call. He began his EMS career as a volunteer EMT and paramedic in Wheaton, Maryland before heading off to learn about rock climbing and joining the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group in Virginia’s Shenandoah and Allegheny Mountains. The post Mountain...

Duration:00:30:20

Hurricane Florence Update 1 with Becky DePodwin

9/12/2018
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This is a special extra episode on the upcoming landfall of Hurricane Florence which will impact the U.S. East Coast in the region of North and South Carolina sometime Friday, September 14, 2018. We brought on disaster weather expert Becky DePodwin to talk about the weather outlook and potential hazards from the storm. The post Hurricane Florence Update 1 with Becky DePodwin appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:29:25

Mountain Rescue with Wilderness PA James Corbin part 1

9/6/2018
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We talk about the various needs of international mountain rescue with Physician’s Assistant and Paramedic James Corbin. He’s a longtime listener who reached out to us to suggest a topic for the call. He began his EMS career as a volunteer EMT and paramedic in Wheaton, Maryland before heading off to learn about rock climbing and joining the Shenandoah Mountain Rescue Group in Virginia’s Shenandoah and Allegheny Mountains. The post Mountain Rescue with Wilderness PA James Corbin part 1...

Duration:00:37:21

Rural EMS as an Austere Medical Environment Part 2

8/30/2018
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On this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we pick up with part 2 of the episode we started last week. We resume our chat on rural EMS challenges as austere environments with Chris Prutzman, Director of Operations for Samaritan Ambulance in Oklahoma. Chris comes on to talk about dealing with rural EMS services in disaster situations. Also on the show are Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis, disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson, and Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group. The post Rural EMS...

Duration:00:30:51

Rural EMS as an Austere Medical Environment Part 1

8/23/2018
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On this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we chat with Chris Prutzman, Director of Operations for Samaritan Ambulance in Oklahoma. Chris comes on to talk about dealing with rural EMS services in disaster situations. Also on the show are Sam Bradley, Jamie Davis, disaster weather expert Kyle Nelson, and Dr. Joe Holley from Paragon Medical Education Group. The post Rural EMS as an Austere Medical Environment Part 1 appeared first on Disaster Podcast.

Duration:00:31:58