67 episodes

EMS 20/20 is podcast hosted by two experienced Paramedics. Spencer Oliver and Christopher Pfingsten discuss real calls run by real responders and pull out the lessons you won't find in a text book. This podcast is aimed at Paramedic students, seasoned Paramedics looking to refresh, or any one interested in a deeper dive into pre-hospital health care.

EMS 20/20 Christopher M Pfingsten, Spencer Oliver

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

EMS 20/20 is podcast hosted by two experienced Paramedics. Spencer Oliver and Christopher Pfingsten discuss real calls run by real responders and pull out the lessons you won't find in a text book. This podcast is aimed at Paramedic students, seasoned Paramedics looking to refresh, or any one interested in a deeper dive into pre-hospital health care.

    Flying or Lying?

    Flying or Lying?

    In this weeks episode the guys run through a call about trust and helicopters in our first ever call from a Flight Paramedic! Can our crew sort out the truth before committing limited resources to a patient? Listen and find out!

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Dead Versus Half Dead

    Dead Versus Half Dead

    A crew of responders finds themselves evacuating a hoarder home after finding one body and one patient who is really trying to be a body. Listen in to this weeks episode to see if this cluster of a call could have been changed for the better!

    • 1 hr 9 min
    PB and Code

    PB and Code

    Spencer brings a code with a very sticky problem while Chris brings unrelated science. Listen and find out if Chris and Spence can get to the bottom of this harrowing call.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Diagnosis: Everything

    Diagnosis: Everything

    In what may be our longest episode to date, Spencer and Chris tackle a call in which a patient has... everything. They have everything. So what can one do with so many paths to take? Listen and find out on this weeks epic episode!

    • 1 hr 41 min
    Ego Contusion

    Ego Contusion

    This time Spencer takes a swing at making a double episode as Chris tries to spot a common theme. Sometimes calls can be so easy they're hard. Have a listen and see if you can guess what gets missed before the guys do!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Fast and Furious (and Futile?)

    Fast and Furious (and Futile?)

    A patient continues to slide downhill while an ambulance crew acts quickly to stop the decline... but can they? Could they have? Listen this week as the guys go through a difficult pediatric call to try and find some answers.

    • 1 hr 17 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

PorkFarmer14 ,

Great to listen to

I work as a EMT out of Canada and I love listening to you guys. Please keep it up!!!

Muskokareno ,

Educational and entertaining

I’m a paramedic student from Canada... I love this show... they are funny, informative and realistic...

The biggest hater ,

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I’m a paramedic student in Canada, BC and have just starting my on car precepting, the show has really helped me in the way i run calls and not getting tunnel vision when it comes to patient care. Keep the episodes coming!

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