How does wilderness EMS care relate back to urban EMS care? We have part 2 of a special episode of the discussion on the topic crossed over from the Disaster Podcast for you. If that’s what you’re looking for, you found it, right here on this week’s episode of the MedicCast.

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MedicCast Episode 494

Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the MedicCast. I’m your host, Jamie Davis the Podmedic and I’d like to welcome you to this week’s show. In this episode we have the second part of a special segment on wilderness EMS with a large panel of specialists on the subject. This episode comes to us by way of the Disaster Podcast which will air this double episode on that channel this week. I thought I’d bring it to you here first. So stay tuned to the show this week and next.

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EMS Tip of the Week: Wilderness EMS Applications for All Providers Part 1

wilderness ems hikingThis week on the show we have a group of excellent panelists on the subject of wilderness EMS as it relates to what the Urban medic can take from it. We have Kevin Reiter from, Dr. Seth Hawkins from  Hawk Ventures which supports a wide range of Wilderness EMS programs, including the flagship Carolina Wilderness EMS Externship program. also joining us is Dr. Ben Abo, DO, MPH an ER Doc and Wilderness EMS specialist, and paramedic David Fifer, NRP who is a wilderness search and rescue specialist and founder of the Red River Gorge Search and Rescue team. We also have the regular Disaster podcast hosts and guests paramedic Sam Bradley and USAR doc, Dr. Joe Holley. Here’s part one of that segment. Part one was on last week’s MedicCast. If you are a wilderness EMS provider and would like credit towards a Wilderness Medical Society fellowship, check out this double episode on the Disaster Podcast at Details on how to get the continuing education credit are detailed over there.

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