Inside EMS Podcast: Continuing education importance, physical fitness tips

Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson bring expert perspective to hot topics, clinical issues, operational and leadership lessons to EMS personnel and leaders to be safe and successful

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In this week's Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss physical fitness tips for EMTs and medics on-the-go in light of a recent article about a New York medic that lost 30 pounds in the Today Show’s 6 Months to a 6-Pack challenge.

They also talk about the importance of continuing education in the clinical issue segment.

“I don’t understand the processes of why when you have the opportunity to sit in front of a physician —who’s giving up two hours of his or her time to teach you something — why we take umbrage to those things,” Chris said. “How do we ensure we make this time the best opportunity we can have?”

Chris and Kelly interview paramedic and lawyer Wes Ogilvie in their guest table segment. They ask for his expert legal advice on the biggest misconceptions of EMTs and medics when it comes to the law and their duties.

If you have any topics or items you would like to hear discussed on Inside EMS, let us know in the comment section below. 

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

Pantless man hitches ride on back of Fla. ambulance

NYC mayor rips ambulance delay in deadly fire

200-pound NY medic loses weight on the Today Show

Police beat elderly man who called ambulance for wife with dementia

How I'd change EMS continuing education

5 healthy on-the-go meals for medics

Is it time for a healthier you?

If providers save lives, then the law saves providers

What are the biggest misconceptions about medics?

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