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PJ Medcast

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: July, 2019
Jul 23, 2019

This is follow on info from the podcast with Capt McNab. Joe was in the AF over 30 years, his wife Meghan has been through it with him. They discuss issues to help make your relationship survive and thrive through a career.

In this episode we discuss general issues impacting relationships with concrete and sensible advice.

In future episodes we will deep dive into issues around deployments with spouses and children.

Your spouse can feel free to contact Meghan for advice or to answer questions at:

MeghanBarnardYoga on instagram or her website meghanbarnardyoga.com

 

Joseph Barnard can be found on LinkedIn.

 

Stay tuned for details on the DM mish from last week.

Jul 15, 2019

Another great conversation with Ish on philosophy and thoughts on how tech rescue marries with medicine to make PJs who they are.

The first discussion with Ish is one of the top 5 most listened to podcasts on PJ MEDCAST.

Thanks for listening! 

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PJ Foundation White Mountains retreat coming up. Please send dudes and also send contributions to the PJ Foundation to support this and other programs for our Operators in need.

Jul 10, 2019

Doc Silvia was the PJ Schoolhouse Doc and now the Doc for the NASA Detachement in FL. In this podcast she reviews the impacts of microgravity on physiology and how these changes impact your job on recovery ops. This is a fascinating review of physiology in space and changes the body undergoes, and the rigors of reentry.  Go back and also review the prior podcast of Doc Menon.

Get ready for the mish!

Jul 2, 2019

Capt McNab is back to discuss common relationship pitfalls, how they impact operators, and strategies to mitigate these issues. This will be the first of a few discussions about marriage and family which sometimes create the most impactful stressors for operators. Some people are really lucky and mature and handle relationship issues without stress or negative emotions. But most of us are human beings and are emotional and not given the skills we need when we are young to optimize our relationships with loved ones and friends. Developing self awareness and strategies to communicate better and compromise, and put work into your relationships is the beginning. 

Books that Operators have found helpful:

Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus

The Five Love Langauges

 

You tube videos by Esther Perel

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