Covering many topics including HEMS, critical care, EMS/Fire, and aviation. Tune in to hear case reviews, interviews with some of today's leading clinicians, and amazing educational content.
info_outline RSV with Michael Schibler and Tyler Altier 04/21/2020
RSV with Michael Schibler and Tyler Altier What is RSV and why is this simple cold virus a big deal in our infant and pediatric population? Steve and Chris track down Michael Schibler (EMS Coordinator at Dayton Children’s Hospital) and one of our own MedFlight Flight Nurse—Tyler Altier to find out why. Both Michael and Tyler bring a huge amount of pediatric/transport experience where they work in their respected jobs and also are active in the United States Air Force Reserve on their transport team. We start things out with defining RSV and why this can be a bigger problem for our infant and pediatric patients. You will be surprised to hear that some basic airway maneuvers is all that is needed in most RSV cases but do progress to more invasive/advanced treatment as they may be needed in our more severe cases. Come listen and learn as we try to ease some of our anxiety with our high risk/low volume infant and pediatric transports.
info_outline Pediatric Asthma w/ Caleb Carmin & Scott Kalseth from Nationwide Children's Transport Team 03/28/2020
Pediatric Asthma w/ Caleb Carmin & Scott Kalseth from Nationwide Children's Transport Team Steve and Jason from the MedFlight Education Team join up with our friends at Nationwide Children's Hospital Transport Team to talk about pediatric asthma. We are happy to have with us Education Officer- Caleb Carmin and Pediatric Transport Respiratory Therapist -Scott Kalseth on MedFlgiht Radio. We open it up and really talk about all the challenges you could face on these high risk low volume runs. The discussion leads us into assessment and management of the pediatric asthma patient. Caleb also talks briefly on a pediatric asthma scoring sheet that his hospital has implemented. Join in and learn more about pediatric asthma...
info_outline Trauma with Kettering Medical Center 03/06/2020
Trauma with Kettering Medical Center MedFlight takes to the road and heads out to Kettering, Ohio for a trauma podcast with a few of the experts at Kettering Medical Center. We start out the podcast with a great case review where it took the trauma expertise of Kettering MC to manage, treat and ultimately have a great outcome of a severely injured patient. You will be surprised when you hear all of the great things that Kettering Medical Center is doing from a trauma standpoint. You will quickly determine from this podcast that they are the real deal when it comes to trauma care. We finish it up with the current literature on fluid resuscitation in trauma patients. Come listen and find out what is going on in the Southwest part of Ohio trauma-wise.
info_outline Career Development - Critical Care Nurse 01/22/2020
Career Development - Critical Care Nurse Calling all Nurses interested in MedFlight ---if you are a nurse and interested in critical care transport here at MedFlight, this is the podcast for you. Who would not enjoy caring for critical care patients in a back of a helicopter or MICU? Join Sally Betz, Brandon Carter, Jason Pierce and I (Steve Borghese) as we lay the foundation needed to be a serious candidate for a job here at MedFlight. We will learn from our panel their career background on how they got into critical care transport and their opinions on what they recommend doing to prepare yourself for a career in critical care transport. We also will give you some insight on our hiring and interview process. This is a must hear podcast if you have any interest at all in critical care transport.
info_outline Let's Talk STEMI! 12/01/2019
Let's Talk STEMI! The MedFlight Education Team heads over to Grant Medical Center (Columbus, Ohio) to discuss all things related to cardiac STEMI. We are proud to host on this MedFlight radio podcast Doctor Tejas Mehta, Cardiac Interventionists with 18 years of cardiac experience, and Kathy Taylor, STEMI Coordinator/Cardiac Outcomes Manager, at Grant Medical Center. Our discussion starts with a few great STEMI case reviews with images where processes and protocols worked like clockwork and the patients had great outcomes. The discussions leads us into the best practice for pre-hospital and MedFlight Personnel which includes 12 lead EKG (especially borderline ones which include Left BBB), MONA, vasopressor agent and cardiac assist devices. We then finish up with the latest and greatest preventive things we can all do to try to decrease our chances of ending up on the Cath lab table ourselves. Come listen and learn from our cardiac specialists at Grant Medical Center.
info_outline Career Development - Critical Care Paramedic 09/04/2019
Career Development - Critical Care Paramedic Calling all Paramedics ---if you are a paramedic and are interested in critical care transport here at MedFlight, this is the podcast for you. Who would not enjoy a helicopter or an MICU truck equipped to take ventilators, Balloon Pumps, and Impella Devices (just to name a few things) as your prime vehicle for transport? Jason Pierce and I from the MedFlight Education Department sit down with Steve Cook and Scott Gano and lay the foundation needed to be a serious candidate for a job here at MedFlight. From a fire department paramedic and a county run EMS Medic—we will learn their career background on how they got into critical care transport and their opinions on what they recommend doing to prepare yourself for a career in critical care medicine. We also will give you some insight on our hiring and interview process. This is a must hear podcast if you have any interest at all in critical care transport. You might even laugh a little as most of us in this podcast have been around for a while.
info_outline Traumatic Brain Injury with Dr. Mainali at The Ohio State University 09/03/2019
Traumatic Brain Injury with Dr. Mainali at The Ohio State University MedFlight Radio is at The Ohio State University Medical Center talking Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) with Dr. Shraddha Mainali. In this episode we review a case study, along with all the information you will need and more on recognition and management of TBI patients. Dr Mainali is a Neurologist at the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. She specializes in taking care of patients with stroke and other severely ill patients with Neurological conditions in the Neuro ICU, including traumatic brain injury, brain hemorrhage, brain and spine infection, brain tumor, spinal cord injury, seizures and coma etc. Dr Mainali joined The Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor of Neurology in August 2016. Dr Mainali is currently the Director of Neurovascular Ultrasound Lab at the Ohio State University, She is also the medical director of Stroke at Springfield regional medical Center-an affiliate hospital in Springfield OH. She is a research scientist with primary research interest in stroke and TBI. She is currently leading 2 NIH funded TBI trials at the Ohio State University and is the OSU CO-PI for SIREN (Strategies to Innovate Emergency Care Clinical Trials Network), a research network dedicate towards discovering new strategies to improve acute and emergent medical conditions. Come Join in on the fun..
info_outline Pulmonary Embolism 07/05/2019
Pulmonary Embolism In this episode of MedFlight Radio, join Steve and Chris as they head to Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio to talk about pulmonary embolisms (PE). They are joined by Dr. Michael Jolly and Dr. Chris Huff, both with over 10 years experience in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. We will also hear from Sara Anderson, who is the Advanced Heart and Vascular Clinical Program Coordinator. This 40 minute podcast starts off with a PE case that resulted in ECMO (picture below). From there we get questions answered about diagnosing, treatment, and what pre-hospital providers can look for in the field. Pulmonary Angio - Pre Right PA - Pre Right PA - Post Left PA - Pre Left PA - Pre Right and Left Pulmonary Artery Thrombus Inari FlowTriever Thrombectomy Catheter
info_outline Stroke - Hemorrhagic (Part 2) 05/26/2019
Stroke - Hemorrhagic (Part 2) MedFlight Education Team is at it again with another podcast. This time we have involved Dr Brian Katz (Neuro Vascular Specialist) and Michelle Hill (Stroke Program Coordinator) at OhioHealth Riverside Hospital Stroke Program Team. With their expertise we tackle all the tough questions related to Stroke and Stroke Care. We broke it up into two different podcast one focusing on non-hemorrhage stroke and specific treatment including TPA/vascular intervention and the second podcast digging deep into hemorrhagic stroke and specific treatment for those patients. It is more neuro than one man/woman can stand, come listen and learn from the experts.
info_outline Stroke - Non-hemorrhagic (Part 1) 05/21/2019
Stroke - Non-hemorrhagic (Part 1) MedFlight Education Team is at it again with another podcast. This time we have involved Dr Brian Katz (Neuro Vascular Specialist) and Michelle Hill (Stroke Program Coordinator) at OhioHealth Riverside Hospital Stroke Program Team. With their expertise we tackle all the tough questions related to Stroke and Stroke Care. We broke it up into two different podcast one focusing on non-hemorrhagic stroke and specific treatment including TPA/vascular intervention and the second podcast digging deep into hemorrhagic stroke and specific treatment for those patients. It is more neuro than one man/woman can stand, come listen and learn from the experts.
info_outline Dr. Ann Dietrich & Dr. Michael Stoner - Pediatric DKA 05/26/2016
Dr. Ann Dietrich & Dr. Michael Stoner - Pediatric DKA Dr. Dietrich sat down with Dr. Stoner from Nationwide Children's Hospital to discuss pediatric patients in DKA (diabetic ketoacidosis) and some of the challenges that may be encountered. Stay Safe!!
info_outline Ohio ITLS Conference 2016 - Mercy Health System MD1 04/08/2016
Ohio ITLS Conference 2016 - Mercy Health System MD1 In this episode Amanda was at the Ohio ITLS Conference in Columbus and spoke with and about Mercy Health Systems MD-1 program. This program puts physicians in the field responding with EMS personnel. With active shooter situations on everyones mind, they discussed training that is in development to teach casualty care to school teachers/staff and those in other professions. Thank you for tuning in!!
info_outline The Ohio Department of Transportation - Who, What, Where, When, Why, & How 02/11/2016
The Ohio Department of Transportation - Who, What, Where, When, Why, & How We are happy to welcome the Ohio Department of Transportation to MedFlight Radio! Press Secretary Matt Bruning joins us to discuss what ODOT does, and what YOU can do as citizens and first responders to ensure they can do their job as efficiently as possible. We also cover some road statistics in Ohio such as, how many accidents were caused by distracted drivers as well as deer collisions. We also reviewed how ODOT is making drivers aware of fatality rates for the year.
info_outline OhioHealth EMS - Director Holly Herron and Dr. Robert Lowe 01/17/2016
OhioHealth EMS - Director Holly Herron and Dr. Robert Lowe In this episode we discuss some exciting happenings at . Amanda was joined by System Director Holly Herron and System Medical Director Dr. Robert Lowe. Besides discussing OhioHealth EMS, they also discuss the scholarship program developed in conjunction with and the spring 2 day EMS conference. Thank you for listening.
info_outline Chief Rick Lanuzza @ Fredericktown EMS - Metro Alert App 12/04/2015
Chief Rick Lanuzza @ Fredericktown EMS - Metro Alert App Fredericktown EMS Chief Rick Lanuzza joins MedFlight Radio to talk about his experience using the Metro Alert App when a helicopter is needed at a remote scene. For our users, we go over some of the newest updates to the app.
info_outline State of Ohio Fire Marshal - Ohio EMS Chiefs Association 11/05/2015
State of Ohio Fire Marshal - Ohio EMS Chiefs Association State of Ohio Fire Marshal, Larry Flowers, joins the show to talk about emergency vehicle traffic safety. In central Ohio, the Madison Twp FD had an engine struck head on by a vehicle while responding to an emergency scene. Their pre-planned safety measures kept the crew safe although the engine sustained moderate front end damage. Our thanks to Fire Marshal Flowers for joining us at the Ohio Fire & EMS Expo! You can find out more about the Ohio State Fire Marshal's office at .
info_outline Ohio Dept. of EMS-Who, Why, What, When, Where, How-Ohio Community Paramedicine Legislation 08/01/2015
Ohio Dept. of EMS-Who, Why, What, When, Where, How-Ohio Community Paramedicine Legislation We had an opportunity to sit down with Mel House, the Executive Director of the Ohio Dept. of EMS. Director House wanted to share with our listeners what their responsibilities are and how they go about fulfilling those responsibilites.
info_outline Requesting a Medical Helicopter With a Mobile App - Pediatric Seizures 05/06/2015
Requesting a Medical Helicopter With a Mobile App - Pediatric Seizures Would you like the ability to request a helicopter for your patient using a mobile app? In this episode we discuss how to use . Amanda explains what happens "behind the scenes" and also discusses some of the do's and don'ts when utilizing the app.
info_outline "No Shift Is Routine" 04/10/2015
"No Shift Is Routine" Take 45 minutes from your day to listen to this powerful testimony from DavePaul Lane.... a paramedic who became a patient himself, and was almost lost his life, when he treated his shift and equipment as "routine". This broadcast was recorded at the 2015 Tri-State Fire/EMS Conference in Portsmouth, OH, on March 28th. No one left the conference without being effected by his story.
info_outline Pre Flight - Not just for Aviation 03/13/2015
Pre Flight - Not just for Aviation In this episode we discuss an article published in the winter 2015 Edition of magazine. The authors (Iain Holmes and Debra Milliner) discuss the importance of a thorough pre flight. This article is the first of a series aimed at those looking to make a move into helicopter emergency medical services. However, this information has an application in any public safety discipline.
info_outline Pediatric Journal Club-Traumatic Arrest, Pediatric Assessment Triangle, Safety in Prehospital Patient Care 02/23/2015
Pediatric Journal Club-Traumatic Arrest, Pediatric Assessment Triangle, Safety in Prehospital Patient Care It this episode we are bringing you another journal club discussion from Dr. Ann Dietrich. For this discussion we are looking at three studies released in 2014.
info_outline Dr Dietrich's Journal Club- Asthmatic Pediatric Patients 02/02/2015
Dr Dietrich's Journal Club- Asthmatic Pediatric Patients