Disaster Podcast

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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      Thailand Cave Rescue Discussion with Cave Diver Bob Wilson


      In this very timely episode of the Disaster Podcast, we take a look at the extreme technical rescue involved in the recent Thailand cave rescue. As we rejoice that all the boys and their coach were rescued, it is time to talk about the operational aspects of what it took to pull off this rescue.
      In order to do that we brought on our water rescue expert Kevin Reiter from WildSafety.com, who also connected us with Cave Diving expert Bob Wilson, of Ocean Services Dive and Marine ...


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      Wilderness and Disaster Pharmacology Concerns


      This week we look at Wilderness EMS Pharmacology. Nancy Pietroski is our guest this evening for the podcast along with Dr. Seth Hawkins rejoining us for this special featured segment from the Wilderness EMS Textbook. Nancy was the primary author for the textbook’s chapter on Wilderness EMS pharmacology.
      The Wilderness EMS textbook is designed for EMS providers and leaders who deliver medical care in the wilderness, and those practicing wilderness medicine as part of a formal...


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      FEMA USAR Training with CATF1, Part 2


      In this second part of a two-part episode, we are featuring a recent FEMA USAR Medical Specialist Training class taught by Dr. Joe Holley. Joe was at the NASA Ames Research Facility in California. Joining Joe from Tennessee Task Force 1 USAR team was 20-year firefighter-paramedic Patrick McDevitt who went out to California to help with the training there. This course included a full California DMAT deployment alongside the USAR training to practice taking patient handoff and management.


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      FEMA USAR Training with CATF1, Part 1


      On this episode, we are featuring a recent FEMA USAR Medical Specialist Training class taught by Dr. Joe Holley. Joe was at the NASA Ames Research Facility in California. Joining Joe from Tennessee Task Force 1 USAR team was 20-year firefighter-paramedic Patrick McDevitt who went out to California to help with the training there. This course included a full California DMAT deployment alongside the USAR training to practice taking patient handoff and management.
      Check out this special ...


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      Infectious Disease in the Wilderness Setting, part 2


      In part two of this two-part episode, we continue our discussion on infectious diseases in the wilderness setting from one of the chapters of the Wilderness EMS Textbook. We bring back overall Wilderness textbook author and coordinator Dr. Seth Hawkins and infectious disease chapter author, Dr. Chris Davis.
      Catch Seth’s wilderness medicine podcast Raw Medicine.
      Wilderness EMS Textbook Facebook page
      Chris is an Emergency Physician, Wilderness EMS Fellow, owner of a...


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       2018-06-14  36m
       
       

      Infectious Disease in the Wilderness Setting, part 1


      In part one of this two-part episode, we talk infectious diseases in the wilderness setting from one of the chapters of the Wilderness EMS Textbook. We bring back overall Wilderness textbook author and coordinator Dr. Seth Hawkins and infectious disease chapter author, Dr. Chris Davis.
      Catch Seth’s wilderness medicine podcast Raw Medicine.
      Wilderness EMS Textbook Facebook page
      Chris is an Emergency Physician, Wilderness EMS Fellow, owner of a wilderness medicine...


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       2018-06-07  37m
       
       

      Tornado Weather Response Past, Present, and Future


      On this episode of the Disaster Podcast, we take a look at the history of tornado response in the U.S. and how the difficult lessons learned in those major responses improved systems across the country. Joining the show is disaster weather expert and meteorologist Kyle Nelson, returning guest and meteorologist Becky DePodwin (@wx_becks on Twitter), and Oklahoma paramedic and emergency management operations expert Chris Prutzman.
      We talk about the May 3, 1999 tornado to hit the Oklahoma...


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       2018-05-31  43m
       
       

      Disaster Weather Preparedness with Becky DePodwin, Part 2


      We are talking everything on disaster weather topics in this episode of the podcast. We have a special guest, meteorologist Becky DePodwin (@wx_becks) on the show to share her expertise with us and doubling our meteorologist cred because our disaster weather expert Kyle is on the show, too.
      In the first of this two-part episode, we discussed Becky’s background in everything from storm chasing to working in the Accuweather forecast center in State College, Pennsylvania, to her tr...


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       2018-05-24  39m
       
       

      Disaster Weather with Becky DePodwin, Part 1


      We are talking everything on disaster weather topics in this episode of the podcast. We have a special guest, meteorologist Becky DePodwin (@wx_becks) on the show to share her expertise with us and doubling our meteorologist cred because our disaster weather expert Kyle is on the show, too.
      In the first of this two-part episode, we discuss Becky’s background in everything from storm chasing to working in the Accuweather forecast center in State College, Pennsylvania, to her tr...


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       2018-05-17  36m
       
       

      CPR and Disaster Cardiac Arrest Episode


      In this episode, we talk about some of the unique situations where a patient in cardiac arrest may be viable in disaster settings. Part of this is a look at the amazing research Dr. Joe Holley has been involved with regarding human cadaver-based CPR research. He and his team work to better understand the physiology of cardiac arrest, CPR, and survivable resuscitation.
      Joe and the researchers with whom he’s involved will be publishing their most recent work on CPR and cardiac arrest in t...


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       2018-05-03  41m