RED MED is a platform for healthcare professionals (HCPs) working in or aspiring to join Rescue, Expedition & Disaster Response teams, along with HCPs working in the wilderness, humanitarian or tactical spheres. On this podcast we share information, ideas and experiences, course information and connect like-minded members of the RED MED community
Hosted by: Chris Gibson FAWM TP-C (Flight Paramedic, Tactical Paramedic, SOS Medical Services, author of Rescue, Expedition & Disaster Medicine).
Ep. 34 Ukraine: Safety & Preparation for Medics & Humanitarian Workers
Medics & Humanitarians working in, or preparing to travel to, Ukraine. We discuss the preparation, hostile environment awareness training (HEAT), the RED MED course and security tips to maximise provider safety and patient care in remote, austere and limited resource environments.
Ep. 33 Interview with Colin Smart (TSG): Hypothermia Management, Triage & Remote Medicine
We interview Colin Smart from TSG Associates to discuss remote medicine, operational planning, triage, hypothermia prevention and TSG's latest studies and products to support our role in rescue, expedition, disaster, wilderness and tactical medicine. Midway through Colin demonstrates TSG's new Xtract Heatsaver stretcher hypothermia management kit. To view the demo, please check out our YouTube channel (Servicios Medicos SOS). We later discuss TSG's new AFloat device to support water rescues, disaster management and later segway to SOS' medical missions in rural Guatemala, supported by our gourmet Guatemalan coffee and volunteer opportunities.
Episode 32 Which Trauma/Tactical course? PHTLS, TCCC-MP, TECC, CLS, TECC-LEO, PHTLS Military, RED MED?
Which trauma/tactical course is right for me? A brief overview of the PHTLS TFR, PHTLS (civilian), Military PHTLS, TCCC-MP, CLS, TECC, TECC-LEO and RED MED courses along with the IBSC Tactical Paramedic Certification (TP-C) and Tactical Responder Certification
Episode 31. Disaster Guatemala
Overview of the phases of disaster management, impacts of recent hurricane, tropical storm, and COVID-19. Response operations, international disaster response teams, preparation, deployment, Remote24 telemedicine and diagnostics system, SOS Coffee supporting medical missions during the recovery phase and the launch of the RED MED online and onsite course.
Ep. 29 Hostile Environment Close Protection: Interview with Damian Rawcliffe of Apollus Medical (Medical Training)
We interview Damian Rawcliffe, an experienced close protection officer, ambulance professional and CEO of Apollus Medical: we discuss the training, preparation and equipment for remote and hostile close protection operations. From embassies, deserts and oilfields, we look at medical emergency response planning, clinical governance, planning, communications and continuing medical education.
Episode 28 - Medical Missions (coordination, volunteering, epidemiology, safety, security, equipment & cultural considerations)
Overview of coordinating medical missions for underserved communities, considering epidemiology, logistics, security, risk assessment, cultural issues, terminology, point of care testing etc. Ideal for anyone planning a medical mission or considering supporting one as a volunteer.
Loving the podcast so far. I like hearing about the Ins and outs about remote medicine. A lot of podcasts are just telling stories and not talking about the equipment needed or used. I am a prior US Army medic and now a civilian Paramedic and hoping I can get into remote Medicine in the future.