Stories from Expo
Tech to Protect: A Public Safety Open Innovation Contest

Tech to Protect: A Public Safety Open Innovation Contest

August 21, 2020

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) created the "Tech to Protect Challenge," a national open innovation contest designed to help emergency responders accomplish their mission to serve and protect our communities nationwide.  Craig Connelly explains more about the program's goals. In the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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Peter Antevy on Managing Pediatric Codes

Peter Antevy on Managing Pediatric Codes

July 21, 2020

Pediatric cardiac arrests are among the most difficult challenges we face in EMS. EMS Medical Director and PEM Physician Peter Antevy argues that pre-arrival planning and learning how to speak to parents on scene will make this job more manageable.  In the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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Sniff This: Alcohol Preps to Treat Nausea

Sniff This: Alcohol Preps to Treat Nausea

July 7, 2020

Nausea is one of the most common symptoms experienced by our patients, and EMS providers know that there is not always an effective treatment.  How about offering patients a whiff of an alcohol prep?  David Wampler and David Miramontes discuss their research.  In the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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Speaking at EMS Conferences

Speaking at EMS Conferences

June 21, 2020

Have you ever wanted to speak at an EMS conference?  Listen as Chris Montera speaks with Sean Kivlehan, MD, and Kevin Collopy, FP-C, CCEMT-P, NRP, about EMS World Expo's Stand and Deliver program for new speakers.  In the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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A 42-Year Veteran: Dennis Rowe on Retaining and Recruiting Employees

A 42-Year Veteran: Dennis Rowe on Retaining and Recruiting Employees

June 7, 2020

Priority Ambulance's Dennis Rowe has more than 40 years in the EMS industry.  Host Rob Lawrence dives in with Dennis for best practices in recruiting, retaining and educating our EMS workforce. In the latest installment of the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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Difficult Airways with David Olvera

Difficult Airways with David Olvera

May 21, 2020

Difficult airways challenge many EMS providers.  David Olvera thinks that using the "HEAVEN" mnemonic to evaluate the patient's size, anatomy and neck mobility, among others, can be helpful in predicting difficulties.  Read Olvera's article here.  In the latest installment of the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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Kris Kaull: Failures in EMS

Kris Kaull: Failures in EMS

May 7, 2020

Kris Kaull takes a brutally honest look at the past 25 years in public safety and his own failures of epic proportion.  Kris will dig into why we eat our young and how to mentor the next generation.  In the latest installment of the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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A Physician Experiences HELLP Syndrome

A Physician Experiences HELLP Syndrome

April 21, 2020

What happens when the provider becomes the patient? Stephanie Louka, an EM physician at Virginia Commonwealth University, answers that question in this episode. OB emergencies are high stakes and high stress, and don't always present with vaginal bleeding or abdominal pain. Listen as Dr. Louka describes her own experience with severe preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome as well as other OB emergencies. In the latest installment of the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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NFPA 3000: Active Shooter Standards with John Montes

NFPA 3000: Active Shooter Standards with John Montes

April 18, 2020

John Montes, Emergency Services Specialist with the NFPA discusses NFPA 3000, a standard which details the framework for responding to an active shooter event.  The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) creates objective standards for all types of first responders: police, EMS, fire, EM, and more.  Give your feedback on the NFPA website.  In the latest installment of the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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Hurricane Florence: So. Much. Water.

Hurricane Florence: So. Much. Water.

April 18, 2020

How did EMS in North Carolina handle Hurricanes Florence & Dorian in 2019? Deputy Director of EMS for Brunswick Co. Lyle Johnston and Onslow County EMS's David Grovdahl helped coordinate a disaster response that lasted more than 10 days.  In the latest installment of the Stories From Expo series, our friends at EMS Garage talk to top speakers and thought leaders from the 2019 EMS World Expo in New Orleans.

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