Episode 123 – Summertime Emergencies

Dr. Marianne T. Ritchie July 1, 2023 346

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On Saturday, July 1, 2023, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie was joined once again with the Narberth Ambulance staff to discuss emergencies that are more likely to happen during this hot, humid weather.

They discussed heat exhaustion and heat stroke, near drowning, severe sunburns, and injuries from fireworks. Narberth Ambulance offers several courses for members of the community including basic life support and CPR, as well as “Stop the Bleed” – which informs students what to do if a patient has a gunshot or knife wound.

Meet Our Guests:

Albert F Davey, BS, NRP

Deputy Chief and Executive Director
Narberth Ambulance Company

Danielle Levine, MD

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Medical Director
Narberth Ambulance Company

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Sarah Rivera, Director of Nursing of RCA at Devon

This week, our host Sarah Rivera, Director of Nursing, Recovery Centers of America at Devon, discusses what Narcan is and how it is used for overdoses.

More about Sarah Rivera:

Sarah has spent her 17-year career as a registered nurse in a range of positions such as staff nurse, unit manager, administrative director of nursing and director of nursing within various medical settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, long term care homes and a drug and alcohol center. Sarah currently is a member of the steering committee for PRO-A, Pennsylvania Recovery Organization- Alliance and collaborates closely with the Pennsylvania Nurses Assistance Program to assist nurses who are impaired from drugs and alcohol. Sarah has found her purpose to enmesh her passion for both recovery and nursing with RCA’s mission to help save one million lives from drugs and alcohol.

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