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Episode 99: Emergency Medical Service

Your Radio Doctor January 2, 2022 10


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On January 2, 2022, our host Dr. Marianne Ritchie was joined by James E. Gretz, MBA, NRP, CCP-C, a Critical Care Paramedic and Manager at Jefferson Health Transfer Center | JeffSTAT, who trains first responders, manages the JeffSTAT Education center, and transfers critically ill patients by land and by air from emergency sites and between hospitals.

Listen now to learn what you should do and what you shouldn’t do in an emergency situation while you wait for help to arrive!

Your Real Champion: Someone Saved My Life Tonight

Your Real Champion of the week was Michelle Monzo, a Crisis Intervention Education Specialist at Montgomery County Emergency Service (MCES).

Michelle has spent 30 years training first responders how to safely intervene when a person is contemplating suicide and in other dangerous emergencies. She herself is a negotiator and has successfully convinced many troubled people out of a dangerous choice. For 20 years, she volunteered to lead a team of volunteer 1st responders who comfort their colleagues who have been traumatized by the sadness they see regularly.

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