In this episode of Innovations in Patient Care, host Jamie Davis, the Podmedic, RN, NREMTP, BA, brings back past panelists Tom Bouthillet and Mike McEvoy to join him in a discussion on the patient care technology and news events of the past year and also to look forward to what 2011 holds for innovations in patient monitoring, assessment and care.
Tom Bouthillet is a Lieutenant/Paramedic with Hilton Head Fire and Rescue in South Carolina and is also the celebrated author of the Prehospital 12-Lead ECG site (EMS12Lead.com). Tom has been on the show before discussing capnography in the November episodes of this podcast and has also been a frequent guest on the MedicCast including a multi-part series on the ECC updates from the American Heart Association this past October.
Mike McEvoy is a cardiac surgery nurse, a paramedic, resuscitation and medical school educator, and frequent speaker and educator at national nursing, medical and EMS conferences. Mike can also be found at MikeMcEvoy.com and in numerous educational CEU segments at Physio-ControlUniversity.com.
In Part 1 of this three part series, Tom and Mike discuss the major events that occurred in 2010, focusing on the 2010 ECC update that came out in March. Make sure you follow up here on the Innovations in Patient Care podcast to pick up the other episodes in this series as they are released and also the previous episodes and discussions.