TFC 006: 5 Tips for Rapid 12-Lead ECG Interpretation (Listener Question)

TFC 006: 5 Tips for Rapid 12-Lead ECG Interpretation (Listener Question)

In this, the 6th episode of the podcast I answer a question from a listener who's a new flight nurse and wants to improve her skills at reading 12-lead ECG's quickly while on a call.

Listen in as I share my process for reading 12-lead ECG's and share some tips on how you can improve your skills at reading ECG's no matter how long you've been working in the field.

TFC 005: 5 Lessons Learned From My First Surgical Airway

TFC 005: 5 Lessons Learned From My First Surgical Airway

Very few paramedics have ever actually performed a surgical airway on a patient.  In the past 15 years I've met only a handful of paramedics who have. I've actually met more providers who told me stories about patients they say they should have cric'ed, but didn’t, either because they were uncomfortable with the procedure, or they feared backlash from their peers and managers.

In this post I'll share with you my experience with my first surgical airway: what went right, what went wrong, and how I feel the term "Failed Airway" is killing our patients.

TFC 002: 5 Tips To Get You Started Towards Becoming a Flight Paramedic or Flight Nurse

TFC 002: 5 Tips To Get You Started Towards Becoming a Flight Paramedic or Flight Nurse

I'm going to be honest here.  The road to becoming a Flight Paramedic or Nurse is challenging, but it's not as difficult as some may think.

That being said, there are some things you can do that will make a significant difference in your chances of landing that coveted position on the aircraft.

In this episode, I share 5 tips you need to know to give yourself the best chance of being successful in your quest to becoming a Flight or Critical Care Transport Provider.

TFC 001: Introduction to the TIPS from CRIT Podcast

TFC 001: Introduction to the TIPS from CRIT Podcast

In this episode I introduce myself, open up about how I almost washed out of orientation with the first flight program I worked for, and share with you my reason for starting FlightCrit and the TIPSfromCRIT podcast. I explain how the TIPSfromCRIT podcast is different from every other FOAMed podcast and let you know how you can help guide the direction of the podcast.