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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Managing When You’re in a COVID-19 Hotspot

We look into the growing number of COVID cases in certain regions of the United States on today’s episode. The Disaster Podcast team also takes a look at the next named storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, Tropical Storm Fay.



The Famous Foley Catheter Episode – A Blast From the Past!

This week we decided to give the Disaster Podcast team the week off for the July 4th holiday. Since there are so many new folks in the group, some may not know all the insider tips and jokes from the team. For example, when someone mentions Dr.



USAR Doc In Training with Dr. Sam Ni

Today with visit with Dr. Sam Ni, a third year emergency medicine resident and USAR Doc in Training. Dr. Joe Holley connected us with Dr. Ni so we could get an understanding about what draws some ER docs to this unique calling. We chat with Dr.



The Causes and Physiology of Drowning

Drowning is the topic this week on the Disaster Podcast. We talk about the physiology and common causes of drowning, bringing our frequent guest and dive master Kevin Reiter on the show. Kevin and his wilderness training resources at the Wilderness Saf...



Medical Interoperability During Disaster Response

This week on the Disaster Podcast we talk about medical interoperability between state and federal units. Our guest is Tim Conley, a paramedic/fire fighter who is also a state and federal DMAT member. Tim discusses putting together teams,



EMS Response During Protest Events

In this week’s episode, the podcast team looks at several topics. Disaster meteorologist Becky Depodwin gives us an update on Tropical Storm Cristobol which may threaten the U.S. gulf coast early next week. She notes that though it is just early June,


 2020-06-05  32m

FEMA Hurricane Response Plan With COVID-19

FEMA released their guidance on disaster response for the pending Hurricane season during the COVID-19 era. The guide provides actions emergency managers and public officials can take to prepare for response and recovery operations during ongoing COVID...


 2020-05-29  40m

Federal USAR Response To Disasters Amid the COVID-19 Era

What do we do to manage evacuees, patients, and responders in the coming Hurricane season, during west-coast wild fires, midwest floods, or any disaster? This week we talk about how the U.S. Federal and state disaster response teams are adjusting their...


 2020-05-22  40m

COVID-19 Update Number 10 with Dr. Joe Holley

Disaster Podcast hosts Jamie Davis and Sam Bradley talk with Dr. Joe Holley once again for our tenth bonus update on the COVID-19 outbreak. Our understanding of the way this virus impacts our patients is still evolving. Watch for more of these [...]


 2020-05-20  12m

Proposing National EMS Management Care and Staff Standards

We invited EMS manager Chris Prutzman on the show again to talk about his recent draft proposals for EMS management. Included in them are both provider care and conduct standards, and community care and outcomes standards.


 2020-05-15  38m