Fireside Chat with Don and Matt http://podcast.maineems.org/ This Podcast is intended to act as a forum for Maine EMS to share information with providers and service leadership. We will attempt to stick to a format of covering frequently asked questions, short section of Maine EMS updates, and a section of education. After listening to the audio you can take a short quiz and receive continuing education hours for this activity. Stay safe Podcast Generator 2.6 - http://podcastgen.sourceforge.net Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:04:10 +0000 en All recordings are the property of Maine EMS http://podcast.maineems.org/images/itunes_image.jpg Fireside Chat with Don and Matt http://podcast.maineems.org/ This Podcast is intended to act as a forum for Maine EMS to share information with providers and service leadership. We will attempt to stick to a format of covering frequently asked questions, short section of Maine EMS updates, and a section of education. After listening to the audio you can take a short quiz and receive continuing education hours for this activity. Stay safe Welcome to Fireside Chat! Maine EMS Maine EMS maine.ems@maine.gov clean Episode 10: Spine Management Protocol Followup In this episode we review the 2015 protocol changes on spinal management and discuss a couple of cases that should remind providers about assessment and immobilization best practices. In this episode we review the 2015 Maine EMS protocol changes on spinal management and discuss a couple of cases that should remind providers about assessment and immobilization best practices.

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In this episode we review the 2015 protocol changes on spinal management and discuss a couple of cases that should remind providers about assessment and immobilization best practices. http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2016-03-17_fireside_chat_10.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2016-03-17_fireside_chat_10.mp3 1:22:47 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Donald Sheets) Donald Sheets Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, BLS, basic life, spinal, review no Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:50:32 +0000
Episode 9: Spinal Management and Emerging Infectious Disease In this episode we review the potential changes in spinal management and CDC recommendations in responding to and treating emerging infectious disease In this episode we review the potential changes in spinal management and CDC recommendations in responding to and treating emerging infectious disease.

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In this episode we review the potential changes in spinal management and CDC recommendations in responding to and treating emerging infectious disease http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2014-10-17_fireside_chat_9.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2014-10-17_fireside_chat_9.mp3 54:10 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, BLS, basic life, hemorrhage, spinal, review no Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:53:00 +0000
Episode 8: BLS Review In this episode we review the basics of airway management, hemorrhage control, and spinal management. In this episode we review the basics of airway management, hemorrhage control, and spinal management.

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In this episode we review the basics of airway management, hemorrhage control, and spinal management. http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2014-06-10_firesidechat8edited.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2014-06-10_firesidechat8edited.mp3 1:03:16 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, BLS, basic life, hemorrhage, spinal, review no Tue, 10 Jun 2014 16:10:55 +0000
Episode 7: Seizure Management In this episode we do a little bit more in depth look at the literature surrounding seizure management at all levels of prehospital care. In this episode we do a little bit more in depth look at the literature surrounding seizure management at all levels of prehospital care.

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In this episode we do a little bit more in depth look at the literature surrounding seizure management at all levels of prehospital care. http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-12-06_fireside_chat_seizure_management1.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-12-06_fireside_chat_seizure_management1.mp3 39:20 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, Seizure, Seizure Management no Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:12:00 +0000
Episode 6: Trauma Protocol Revisions Dr. Busko guest hosts, and discusses the revisions made to the Trauma Protocols. Dr. Busko was the lead editor of the 2013 Trauma Protocol revisions. He has taken the time to guest host this month's Fireside Chat and discuss the changes made to the Trauma section. Some items of importance discussed are exsanguinating hemorrhage, burn management, and out of hospital traumatic arrest. Other items are included as well and we hope you enjoy. As always please continue to provide feedback.

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Dr. Busko guest hosts, and discusses the revisions made to the Trauma Protocols. http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-08-27_dr_busko.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-08-27_dr_busko.mp3 21:00 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (MaineEMS) MaineEMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, Dr Busko, trauma, hemorrhage no Tue, 27 Aug 2013 20:10:00 +0000
Episode 5: Protocol Sections Pink, Gold, and Yellow We discuss the changes to existing protocols and the development of new protocols such as Drowning In this episode we discuss the changes to our existing protocols with some drug and dosage changes, as well; we will introduce some new protocols such as the Drowning protocol. We want to remind providers that this does not substitute for a protocol update course but is intended to add background information about the "why" of the changes made. We hope you enjoy and as always please provide us with feedback.

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We discuss the changes to existing protocols and the development of new protocols such as Drowning http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-07-10_episode_5.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-07-10_episode_5.mp3 55:26 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (MaineEMS) MaineEMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, pediatric, medical, environmental no Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:12:00 +0000
Episode 4: Part 2 - 2013 Protocol Changes Part 2 of our introduction to protocol changes Episode 4 is being presented in two parts due to the length of the recording and the resulting file size. This is the first of a series of podcasts being recorded with members of the Medical Direction and Practices Board (MDPB) where we will be having a discussion about the rationale behind the changes in our protocols.  We will be covering the airway and cardiac sections in this episode and we hope you enjoy.

Remember to log into MEMSEd and complete the short quiz to receive credit for your time and please keep providing feedback.

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Part 2 of our introduction to protocol changes http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-06-07_fireside_chat_episode_4_part_2.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-06-07_fireside_chat_episode_4_part_2.mp3 38:23 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, Tim Pieh, Kate Zimmerman, Airway, Cardiac no Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:10:00 +0000
Episode 4: Part 1 - 2013 Protocol Changes Part 1 of our introduction to protocol changes  

Episode 4 is being presented in two parts due to the length of the recording and the resulting file size. This is the first of a series of podcasts being recorded with members of the Medical Direction and Practices Board (MDPB) where we will be having a discussion about the rationale behind the changes in our protocols.  We will be covering the airway and cardiac sections in this episode and we hope you enjoy.

Remember to log into MEMSEd and complete the short quiz to receive credit for your time and please keep providing feedback.

Japanese Artilce on Muscle Use

 

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Part 1 of our introduction to protocol changes http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-06-07_fireside_chat_episode_4.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-06-07_fireside_chat_episode_4.mp3 52:54 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Protocols, Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety, Tim Pieh, Kate Zimmerman, Airway, Cardiac no Fri, 07 Jun 2013 20:09:00 +0000
Episode 3: Protocols and ALTE Episode 3 Protocols and ALTE For this episode we wanted to give an update on the status of protocol changes and how we are going to utilize this podcast to assist in letting providers in on the process utilized to make decisions. Our education topic will cover a new protocol, apparent life threatening events (ALTE). Please give us your feedback and suggestions for future episodes.

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Episode 3 Protocols and ALTE http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-04-18_fireside_chat_episode_3.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-04-18_fireside_chat_episode_3.mp3 1:10:41 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, ALTE, Education, ALTE Care, ALTE Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety no Thu, 18 Apr 2013 20:09:00 +0000
Episode 2: Anaphylaxis Episode 2 will be focused on anaphylaxis This month we chose to focus our education piece on the identification and treatment of allergies and anaphylaxis. We also covered atypical presentations and the importance of identifying these patients early. We hope you find this informative.  As always we welcome feedback and questions.

The links below are for the references we discussed in the show.

EMS Scope Of Practice

Allergies and Anaphylaxis Paper

Unfortunately the article from Prehospital Emergency Care is not available for free the title is below if you would like to search for it. 

"Anaphylaxis Knowledge Among Paramedics: Results of a National Survey" Prehospital Emergency Care

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Episode 2 will be focused on anaphylaxis http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-03-22_fireside_chat_2-28-13.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-03-22_fireside_chat_2-28-13.mp3 1:04:34 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Anaphylaxis, Education, Anaphylaxis Care, Anaphylaxis Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety no Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:07:00 +0000
Episode 1: Welcome to the new Fireside Chat This is an introduction to the Maine EMS Podcast The education portion of this podcast will focus on two topics cardiac arrest care along with stroke identification and treatment.

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This is an introduction to the Maine EMS Podcast http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-02-21_fireside_chat_episode_1.mp3 http://podcast.maineems.org/?name=2013-02-21_fireside_chat_episode_1.mp3 1:39:00 donald.c.sheets@maine.gov (Maine EMS) Maine EMS Maine EMS, Maine, EMS, Emergency, Medical, Services, Emergency Medical Services, Stroke, CVA, Education, Stroke Care, Stroke Education, Ambulance, Service, Ambulance Service, Fire Side Chat, Fireside Chat, Don Sheets, Matt Sholl, Public Safety no Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:07:00 +0000