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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, Federal Agency 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, US Air Force or the United States Government.
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Jan 16, 2023

USA (Ret) Col Llewellyn is back. On of our most experienced DOD Docs re: infectious and tropical disease. Great series, necessary to set the stage of how PJs, Medics and Corpsmen should evalate fever and infections. More to come.

 

 

Jan 14, 2023

Contact pjmedcourse@gmail.com

for PJ paramedic recert 27 FEB- 9 MAR. Trauma surgeon lead labs, ACLS, BLS, PALS, TC3 with long guns in kit, prolonged casualty care full day lab, full day of trauma lanes for all MTPs, small unit care, NREMT requrired curriculum, and more.


Veteran TBI study in CO, contact Caralyn.Ware@CUANSCHUTZ.EDU   303-724-0846

Check out PJ Medcast on iTunes for a series on training medics with Max, prior Dustoff Medic/Instructor

Jan 1, 2023

Principles of training and teaching medics.

Dec 27, 2022

Max goes over his top 5 bullets for training and edcuation. He has a great command of the literature on adult education and relates it to how to train medics.

Lots of insight and lots of experience from this prior Army Dustoff Medic.

Dec 20, 2022

Great discussion with FDNY Doc Zabar on recent PCC mission on CONUS after the hurricane, and breif discussion on structural collapse issues common to FDNY Rescue and Pararescue.

Dec 6, 2022

This is a wide ranging discussion on the role of protein, body composition and the importance of lean body mass, protein sources and quality, total daily expenditure, recovery nutrition and more.

Performance nutrition in the context of Operational training.

In memory of MSgt Hughes.

Dec 1, 2022

and out comes Mike and Andy- Emergency Medicine Doc and Surgeon. Two prior Operators who are committed to optimizing training and education for the next generation. Here we discuss their new article in the Journal of Special Operations Medicine with an important observation on operational medical training, lead by prior SOCM Jon McCarthy. The article is entitled "A Lost Opportunity".


THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE
RANGERS LEAD THE WAY

Nov 24, 2022

CoTCCC updates, med planning issues, registry, batdok

Nov 17, 2022

Recovery

Sleep

Journaling

Physical Stillness

Whole food nutrition

PT- smart and consistent

Optimizing social interactions

Managing allostatic load

Mindufulness- prioritze work when you are working, prioritize family when you are with family, etc.

Read

 

Nov 1, 2022

IN this episode we have a roundtable with 3 Docs and reference the North American Resuce Posts regarding the recent South Korea event on Halloween. We review some basic MASCAL principles, differnet types of MASCAL events including crowd surge and stampede/trampling as mechanisms of injury, injury patterns, and the poetnetial role of CPR in MASCAL events.


Great discussion with my guests who are great Docs and very experienced.  More to come on this.

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE and RLTW

Oct 17, 2022

Doc Hill is the COO of Columbia University Hosptial, part of the NY Presbyterian system. She was previously the Chair of Anesthesiology at Emory University.  Her leadership experience is vast and varied. She was also the Executive managing the response to COVID at Columia University here in NY, of which SOF Medics were part, under her direction. 
In this episode we cover the qualities of a high performing team and some nuances of the leadership role.

More to follow on this topic.

Thanks very much to Doc Hill for her time and expertise, and previous support in the education of PJs and SOF Medics.

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

Oct 14, 2022

This episode is an intro to basic concepts regarding radiation and nuclear weapons based on radiation science. It will give PJs and SOF Medics the basic vocabulary, concepts and principles from which to approach this daunting subject.

This podcast will serve as an intro to issues related to casualty response and responder safety in resposne to such an event and give you the basic knowledge to understand later discussions on the topic.

Learn about radiation, ionizing vs non ionizing, fusion vs fission, the difference between an atom or nuclear bomb vs. a thermonuclear bomb, and more.

 

Sep 20, 2022

Doc Mitchell was and GA, ST and SOST EM Doc who performed the first pre hosptial combat reboa. In this episode he discusses a key article reviewing the pathophysiology of the Lethal Triad and now the diamond of death. Hypocalcemia is implicated in reduced myocardial contractility, loss of vascular tone, and several impacts on the clotting cascade and clot strength. In Part 1 of 2,  Doc M puts this together for the medics and covers down on calcium cholride vs calcium gluconate.

TOML

Sep 11, 2022

Steve's storry on the pile on 9-11.

 

In memory of the New Yorkers we lost 21 years ago

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

Sep 7, 2022

MASCAL discussion, civilian experience with triage and MCI systems

Dr Kamler, EM, Cornell Medical College, NY Presbyterian Hospital

 

Aug 30, 2022

Dr Jon Kamler, EM Doc at Cornell who is first author on a paper to be published in JSOM, discusses our literature review and relevant findings to pushing for change in MASCAL response.

Triage accuracy, plethora of systems, actual use of MASCAL systems in training and real world events and more.

 

Aug 22, 2022

COL Miles discusses the background of one of the leading edge SOF resuscitation meetings, new thoughts on needle decompression and tension pneumothorax, and TXA.

TOML meets RLTW

Aug 3, 2022

Retired Chief discusses setting yourelf up for success during your career to land on your feet when you separate or retire. Wisdom from an experienced Chief.
THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

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