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The Medic Mindset Podcast

Ginger Locke

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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Dr. Joelle Donofrio-Odmann discusses diseases of the upper and lower airways
“The most useful books that I’ve read from the perspective of practicing medicine are non-medical books.”
“No matter what happens I will have your back and this patient is going to be OK”
EMS educator proposes a system that includes recognition for certified and degreed paramedics alike to overcome staffing crisis
Dr. JR Pickett examines the difference between a thoracic aortic dissection and an abdominal aortic aneurysm
Drs. Dorsett, Jarvis and Escajeda join the Pediatric EMS Podcast crossover episode to discuss pain management
The purpose of adult education is to inspire people to change and to empower them to do so
Paramedic Kris Kaull and his spouse, Sara, join the Medic Mindset Podcast to discuss family relationships in EMS
The clinical, cognitive and potential risk considerations in lift-assists, which are more complex than we realize
How to let each other know that a fellow medic has died and process the death collectively