108 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 • 499 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.

    The Fallout of Fallot

    The Fallout of Fallot

    The title is not the give away you think it is! The guys follow a BLS crew that responds to the call no one ever wants to respond to. (WARNING: This episode contains sensitive subject matter.)

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Type 1 For Doctor

    Type 1 For Doctor

    Type 2 for Billing... Type 1 For Doctor. In today's episode the guys (finally) follow a BLS crew through a confusing call that involves spousal arguments and a good old fashioned dollup of just plain winging it when a patient scares the $*#@ out of his wife.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    The Bourne Lift Assist

    The Bourne Lift Assist

    Chris and Spence are joined by Dr. Ritu Sahni and Mike Verkest of the EMS Show! Have a listen to this uplifting cross over episode that suffers from a little bit of title confusion.

    • 1 hr 54 min
    G.I. Joe!

    G.I. Joe!

    The guys go to battle with Snake Eyes and Duke against the evils of confirmation bias and... coffee grounds? Have a listen and see what goes right (and wrong) in this week's episode!

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Falling into Hypoglycemia

    Falling into Hypoglycemia

    A patient is found in the bottom of a flooded ditch and the only thing lower than their temperature is their blood sugar... a crew navigates a call that could go in any direction. Do they choose the right path? Listen and find out!

    • 1 hr 45 min
    What's in the Salad? (AMS)

    What's in the Salad? (AMS)

    In these week's episode, Spencer and Chris pick apart a BLS call with really, really weird symptoms. Chris is put through the gauntlet as he tries to figure out what's causing the patient's odd behavior. Spoiler: Chris fails.

    • 1 hr 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
499 Ratings

499 Ratings

Asr21travel ,

Listen to them all!

Well I am nearing the end of a 6 month quest to get through all the back episodes. Such great continuing learning - thanks guys!

1Timotheus ,

Ridiculous use of language

I am not opposed to cursing but the poor use of it in this podcast is nauseating. It sounds like five years olds saying their first naughty words.

Bruiser 17 ,

Addicted!!

I recently started listening to this podcast while on duty with my partners and we love it! We are learning and laughing at the same time. Great podcast!

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