Author Archive | Jim Hoffman

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Case Study | Foot Pain Into CPR

Another case I stumbled upon I think you will like. It was a foot pain call that ended up becoming a cardiac arrest. What happened? Watch and see.  (more…)

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Asthma In The PreHospital Setting

Effective treatment of an asthmatic requires an understanding of the physiologic causes of asthma and the patient’s severity.  Pre-hospital care providers who can gauge the severity of asthma and deliver the appropriate treatment will be more effective in treating asthmatics. We were joined by Steven Kanarian of LaGuardia Community College Paramedic Program on this session. […]

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Diabetic Patients | What Your Instructor Left Out

With a primary focus on identifying, treating and managing the diabetic patient in the field. “Diabetic Patients – What Your Instructor Left Out” is a birds eye view of what EMS providers can expect to see in the field setting and promises to present some eye opening tips and management techniques that will help you […]

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Lisa Hollett OB GYN Trilogy

Just added this three part webinar series on OB GYN and Pediatrics. This is one of the largest additions to the members area recently and is a $90 value. Making Turbo Medic even more powerful as your go to resource for EMS study and training knowledge. Read more below for details on these sessions and […]

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I Promise Not To Tell – Child Abuse

I Promise Not To Tell – Child Abuse Child abuse, or non accidental injury to a child, is one of the most difficult calls for EMS providers to respond to. This presentation will help you feel more comfortable in recognizing what is, and isn’t, child abuse and what your responsibilities are as a mandatory reporter […]

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Critter Catching 101 – OB Emergencies

Critter Catching 101 – OB Emergencies Watch this presentation with Lisa Hollett, RN from Penn State-Hershey Medical Center. She discusses the call that makes us all nervous. A refresher look at OB emergencies including childbirth, miscarriages, PIH and care of the newborn. Intended for all levels of providers: •A refresher look at OB emergencies •Emergency […]

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Trauma for Two – Trauma in Pregnancy

Trauma for Two – Trauma in Pregnancy In this Boot Camp session our special guest Lisa Hollett, RN from Penn State-Hershey Medical Center presented on Trauma in Pregnancy. This targeted session will discuss the anatomical and physiological changes in pregnancy and how they both relate and affect the pregnant trauma patient. Lisa will also cover […]

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Burns | Video Presentation

Here is a nice 30 minute video presentation from a burn unit MD. Great pics in this one. So you may not want to be eating during this video. (more…)

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EMS Quick Study Tips | Lymphatic & Immune Systems

A&P Cont’d These are key elements you will see on EMS exams throughout your EMS career. Understanding key concepts will have you succeeding on your exams. If you don’t understand part(s) of this, open your textbook or use the resources here at Turbo Medic to understand and master them. (more…)

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