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PJ MEDCAST are the podcasts for PJ MED (Pararescue Medicine). Besides PJs, these podcasts may be useful to other Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian Medical Personnel involved in Tactical and Technical Rescue Medicine, and other facets of Operational Medicine. PJs may document the time they spend listening to podcasts as training for their training folders, and also apply towards Paramedic Recertification. This podcast represents the positions of the authors and may not represent the offical position of the Department of the Defense or the United States Government.
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Now displaying: December, 2017
Dec 26, 2017

Moffet puts on an annual PJ paramedic recertification course in Tahoe.  Here are some lessons learned (LLs) and foot stomps for Pararescue Medicine.

Emphasis on care under fire and TCCC.

Check with Moffet in the summer if you are interested in their course in the beautiful, mountainous woods of South Lake Tahoe.

 

Merry Christmas- Happy Hanukah- Happy New Year!

Dec 18, 2017

In part 2 of this discussion regarding the value of psychological skills training, we continue the discussion of BTSF, Beat The Stress Fool.  We discuss the process and evidence supporting self Talk (instructional and motivational), visualization (See), and the use of a Focus word ( a go word, or trigger).

Have a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah and Happy New Year.  Please consider a donation to the Pararescue Foundation in your end of year giving.

pararescuefoundation.org

Dec 7, 2017

In part 1 of psychological skills training we introduce the concept and discuss tactical breathing.  This article by med student and prior PJ Mike Lauria is in the Annals of Emergency Medicine Dec 2017. Vol 70 Issue 6, p 884.

The research supporting this is presented and discussed in the context of special operations and emergency medicine resuscitations.

 

Send money to the PJ Foundation to support the winter retreat for operators.

 

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