Nick Nudell explains the working theory behind EMS COVID-19 vaccine guidelines
On this episode, our hosts are joined by the president of the American Paramedic Association who details the collaborative effort behind the vaccine guides with the National EMS Management Association
In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson are joined by Nick Nudell, president of the American Paramedic Association Board, to discuss the collaborative work with the National EMS Management Association on national COVID-19 vaccination guidelines for EMS providers. Released on Dec. 7, the guide includes information about the unique risk EMS providers face with COVID-19, the timeline of vaccine development and distribution, as well as specific recommendations for both providers and agencies to follow when the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines become available.
The guide also addresses safety and ethical concerns surrounding the vaccines and a provider's choice to receive it. Listen to the episode and add your thoughts in the comments.