HealthONE EMS Podcast

The HealthONE EMS Podcast provides the latest news in the EMS community. Join Dr. Dylan Luyten and his guests as they discuss best practices and controversial topics in emergency medicine.

Listen to any of the sessions through your computer or mp3 player. Alternatively, you may subscribe to the series through the podcast feed or iTunes.

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Video Podcast: EMS Educator Webinar: Creating the Creative Classroom with Mark Warth

HealthONE EMS Educator, Mark Warth, reviews creativity and its benefits to influencing students to learn as well as go over specific types of exercises to change the traditional EMS learning environment. View

Video Podcast: Capnography

This is a one and a half hour webinar recording of Dr. James Brewer's Prehospital Pointers session from January 20, 2014. Dr. Brewer reviews the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system discusses the importance of how these impact ventilation and oxygenation. The session covers the various devices, techniques, and uses of capnography. View

CE available online.

Video Podcast: The Difficult Patient with Dr. David Friedenson

In this one hour webinar archive, Dr. Friedenson walks participant through the need for heightened vigilance through six case studies.

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CE Coming soon!

 

Video Podcast: CHF Versus COPD with Dr. Dylan Luyten

This one hour podcast is a recording of a webinar by Dr. Dylan Luyten on October 28, 2013. Using two case studies, Dr. Luyten discusses patient presentation, disease processes, assessment techniques, and appropriate use of monitoring devices and medications.

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Video Podcast: ExDS...It's all the RAGE! with Dr. Erica Douglass

The session covers Excited Delirium Syndrome (ExDS), soup to nuts.

  • What it is…
  • How it presents…
  • and how to treat it…

Dr. Erica Douglass discussed the pathophysiology and the philosophy of management, including the coordination of care between EMS and law enforcement.

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Video Podcast: Management Of The Athlete With Suspected Spinal Injury

This one hour continuing education course is a recording of a presentation done by Dr. Gilbert Pineda during the HealthONE EMS Prehospital Pointers webinar. Recorded August 21, 2013, Dr. Pineda discuses the medical and operational considerations prehospital providers should take while caring for athletes.

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Video Podcast: Neonatal Resuscitation and NRP Guideline Changes

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This archived webinar is aimed at providers that are new or are familiar with neonatal resuscitation, Elizabeth Schierholz, MSN NNP and Neonatal Team Lead for AIRLIFE Denver discusses NRP and its 2012 guideline updates. 

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Podcast #19 Hot Topics in Behavioral Health

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Support Line is the 24/7 Psychiatric Emergency Service which provides Psychiatric evaluations to the nine HCA/HealthOne Emergency Departments and medical units. In 2011, The Support Line conducted over 6,300 psychiatric evaluations for patients identified as suicidal, homicidal, or gravely disabled. In addition, the group evaluates patients with addiction problems. Many of these patients are first treated by Paramedics and EMTS. Join Keith Krull, Manager of Support Line as he discusses behavioral health issues, case studies, and helpful information for prehospital providers.

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Podcast #18 Obstetrics Care and Field Deliveries

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Dr. Dylan Luyten, HealthONE EMS Medical Director, and AirLife Assistant Chief Flight Nurse Karen Snider discuss Obstetrics Care and Field Deliveries issues for EMS. Karen Snider has been practicing at AirLife for sixteen years and is a member of the Pediatric Primary Transport and High Risk OB Teams. She has eleven years experience as a perinatal nurse practitioner.

Obstetrics Care and Field Deliveries (42:42 minutes, mp3 file)
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Obstetrics Care and Field Deliveries Online CE

Videocast #17: Happy EMS Week from all of us at HealthONE & Trauma Services

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EMS, thank you for all that you do. In this podcast, you will hear messages of gratitude from EMS Medical Directors, Coordinators and Staff from AirLife Denver, The Medical Center of Aurora, North Suburban Medical Center, Rose Medical Center, Sky Ridge Medical Center and Swedish - HealthONE EMS.

Play EMS Week Videos (10:35 minute)
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Videocast #16: Stroke Telemedicine Brings Higher Standard of Care for Colorado Stroke Patients

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Immediate specialty care for stroke patients can mean the difference between life and death. EMS, learn how you can team up with ER physicians and neurologists in this simulated stroke alert video. Chris Fanale, MD, explains how our newly expanded telemedicine program brings faster care to patients.

Play Stroke Care Video (5:17 minute, mp4 file)
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Download the EMS Stroke Care Flyer. Learn more about HealthONE Stroke Care.

 

 

Podcast #15 Burn Care

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This podcast reviews the care of burn patients. Dr. Brad Phillips and Dr. Dylan Luyten provide insights and discuss common pitfalls, controversies, and new directions of burn care for the prehospital provider.

Burn Care (46:17 minutes, mp3 file)
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Burns Online CE


Podcast #14 Sepsis: A Prehospital Perspective

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Dr. Dylan Luyten discusses sepsis from an EMS perspective, including:

  • Definition of terms
  • Pathophysiology
  • Treatment
  • Therapeutic pitfalls
  • Future directions: point of care lactate testing, prehospital "Sepsis Alert"

Sepsis: A Prehospital Perspective (34 minutes, mp3 file)
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Podcast #13 Hot Topics in EMS - 2010 HealthONE Trauma Conference Session

Dr. Giblert Pineda and Dr. Dylan Luyten at 2010 HealthONE Trauma Conference

Dr. Dylan Luyten (left) and Dr. Gilbert Pineda (right) and discuss hot topics in EMS at the 2010 HealthONE Trauma Conference. The conversation focuses on 4 topics: endotracheal intubation, emergent returns, spinal immobilization, and prehosptital fluid resuscitation.

Hot Topics in EMS (1 hr and 4 minutes, mp3 file)
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Podcast #12 Recognizing Child Abuse

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Three to four children a day die in the United States, due to injuries related to child abuse. In this 50 minute podcast, LeeAnn McNeill discusses recognizing characteristics of child abuse for EMS providers.

Recognizing Child Abuse - Enhanced Podcast (50:18)
Recognizing Child Abuse - Audio Only (50:18)

Recognizing Child Abuse Slides 650kb, pdf

Podcast #11 Trauma Activations: Surviving the Chaos

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Martin Duffy presents an educational podcast discussing the nurse’s role in a Trauma Team Activation at Swedish Medical Center.

Trauma Activations: Surviving the Chaos - Enhanced Media Playback (10:07)

Podcast #10 State of the Art for Care of Patients in Cardiac Arrest

Dr. Dylan Luyten, Michelle Loop and Dr. Gilbert Pineda

Dr. Gilbert Pineda and Dr. Dylan Luyten join Michelle Loop to discuss important issues in Cardiac Arrest. The conversation addresses the rapidly changing science of resuscitation,uninterrupted chest compressions, and airway management. The discussion includes changes in and out of hospitals and new directions.

State of the Art for Care of Patients in Cardiac Arrest - Part 1 (24:41 mp3 file)
State of the Art for Care of Patients in Cardiac Arrest - Part 2 (43:35 mp3 file)

Podcast #9 EMS and Traumatic Brain Injury with Dr. Susan Kirelik

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Dr. Dylan Luyten and Dr. Susan Kirelik discuss mild traumatic brain injury or concussion. Included in the podcast are definitions, critical decisions, and pitfalls of care of this complex problem.

EMS and Traumatic Brain Injury with Dr. Susan Kirelik(22:31 mp3 file)
Link to Free CDC Tool Kit on Concussion for High School Coaches


Podcast #8 EMS and Air Medical Transport with Dr. Mark Maertins and Captain Kevin Schmidt

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Dr. Mark Maertins from AirLfe Denver and Captain Kevin Schmidt from West Metro Fire join Dr. Dylan Luyten. Together, they discuss decision making, guidelines, and safety issues in air medical transport. 

EMS and Air Medical Transport with Dr. Mark Maertins and Captain Kevin Schmidt (32:00 mp3 file)

 

Podcast #7 Orthopedics and Trauma in EMS with Dr. John Schwappach

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Dr. Luyten and Dr. Schwappach discuss orthopedic and ems issues including good communication practices, and patient care with bleeding, splinting, sheeting, and unexpected complications. 

Orthopedics and Trauma in EMS, Part 1 (16:13 mp3 file)
Orthopedics and Trauma in EMS, Part 2 (9:54 mp3 file)

 

Podcast #6 Best Practices in EMS Pediatric Care with Dr. David Stocker

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In this conversation, Dr. Dylan Luyten is joined by Dr. David Stocker, Medical Director, Pediatric Emergency Department at Swedish Medical Center. They discusses best practices for pediatric croup, pain control, iv placement and cervical mobilization.

Best Practices in EMS Pediatric Care (21:00 mp3 file)

 

Podcast #5 - 2 Part Conversation with Sue Slone, MD, Trauma Medical Director - Swedish Medical Center

Luyten Slone ImageDr. Dylan Luyten and Dr. Sue Slone discuss controversial topics in trauma care for EMS.

Part 1 (21:00 mp3 file)
Part 2 (20:28 mp3 file)


 

Podcast #4 - 3 Part Cardiology Series

Dr. Dylan Luyten’s 3 part podcast series on cardiology in EMS.

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Part 1
Part 2
Part 3

 

Podcast #3 - Disposition of the Intoxicated Patient

The goal of this podcast is to discuss how to arrive at the appropriate disposition for an intoxicated patient. These are challenging cases, which often lead to frustration and anxiety, and may entail medicolegal risk. After listening to this podcast, you should feel more confident in your approach to these encounters, reassured that you are doing the right thing for patients.

Dylan Luyten, MD
EMS Medical Director
Swedish Medical Center

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Podcast #2 - Selective Spinal Immobilization

Have you ever been criticized for not immobilizing an asymptomatic trauma patient, or felt frustrated when a carefully immobilized trauma patient had his collar rapidly removed and was taken off the backboard shortly after arrival by the emergency physician without any X rays being ordered? If the answer to this question is yes, or if you would just like to know more about an important and controversial topic in trauma care, then this podcast is for you. Here I discuss the evidence for selective prehospital spinal immobilization and describe the necessary elements of such a protocol.

Dylan Luyten, MD
EMS Medical Director
Swedish Medical Center

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Podcast #1 - Therapeutic Hypothermia for Survivors of Cardiac Arrest

This podcast presentation includes a discussion of brain injury after cardiac arrest and how therapeutic hypothermia can be used to improve outcomes for survivors. Included is a discussion of the implications of recent research both for EMS and Emergency Medicine.

Dylan Luyten, MD
Emergency Physician
EMS Medical Director

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