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Medic Mindset Podcast: Do you remember your first ride-along?

Three paramedics reminisce about their first EMS ride-along and offer tips for preceptors on how to care for their student-riders

“What do you remember about your first ride-along?”

Our host, Ginger Locke, asks three medics to reflect on their first experience with an EMS ride-along. Listen along to reminisce about your first ride-along, to see what themes repeat, and to consider how preceptors can best take care of their student-riders.

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The Medic Mindset podcast is created and hosted by Ginger Locke, BA, NRP. As an associate professor of EMS Professions at Austin (TX) Community College, she has immersed herself in the art and science of how medics think and perform. In interviews with medics and subject-matter experts, she thoughtfully explores the inner-workings of the minds of medics. Prior to becoming a paramedic, she studied social psychology at the University of Georgia and the University of Leicester, UK. Her professional endeavors revolve around the conviction that the most important and complicated tool in EMS in the brain of the medic.

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