We’re back from our August break with a look at high-flow nasal cannula use in the prehospital setting featuring EMS paramedic and educator Kevin Collopy. 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 496

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. We are back after a month-long break for the month of August. I spent much of that month getting three kids back to college in different parts of the country. But we are back this week with a hot new EMS topic for you to talk about. Kevin Collopy is back on the show this week with a look at EMS use of high flow air via nasal cannula. Don’t miss this one, it might not be what you think it is.

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A quick reminder that we’ll be live in the Physio-Control sponsored podcast studio at EMS World Expo in New Orleans coming up in the first week of October. Make sure you stop by the booth and say hi to me, Chris Montera, Sam Bradley and your other favorite EMS podcasters and bloggers. We can’t wait to see you.

EMS Tip of the Week: High Flow Air Via Nasal Cannula in EMS

Paramedic Kevin Collopy

Paramedic Kevin Collopy

Critical care paramedic and educator Kevin Collopy reached out to me recently to see if I had covered anything on the show recently regarding high-flow air via nasal cannulas to treat some respiratory distress patients. I told him no and invited him on the show to talk about this hospital-based treatment that is moving into the EMS and critical care transport space. Check it out.

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