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Inside EMS

Inside EMS, a podcast series that features hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson, brings expert perspective to hot topics, clinical issues, operational and leadership lessons to EMS personnel and leaders to be safe and successful.

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Taking a stand: Calling out unacceptable behavior by a colleague on duty

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Eko. Learn how CORE stethoscope technology helps EMS providers make confident split-second decisions by clicking here. In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the top EMS news of the week, starting with Kelly Grayson's most recent EMS1 contribution, "Top 10 apps to make you a better EMT." Our hosts also dicsuss a news story concerning a Dallas paramedic caught on video allegedly assaulting a homeless man.  The conversation then turns to the topic of vaccine mandates in New York and Maine. The FDNY recently announced all members will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, placing those who refuse on unpaid leave, a policy that has proved effective for EMS agencies in Maine.

33mins

22 Oct 2021

Rank #1

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Host Kelly Grayson details upcoming surgery, EMS disability process

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Eko. Learn how CORE stethoscope technology helps EMS providers make confident split-second decisions by clicking here. In this episode of Inside EMS, co-host Kelly Grayson shares a personal story after getting hurt and preparing for an upcoming surgery. He shares his experience working through the disability process, and what others should know about its complexities. The conversation touches on his mental health status, his concern over taking pain medications and the importance of EMS providers in similar situations talking through these emotions. 

29mins

15 Oct 2021

Rank #2

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Vaccination: The rights of employers and providers

In this edition of EMS One-Stop, Rob Lawrence sits down with EMS attorneys Steve Wirth, of  Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, and Scott Moore. With vaccination mandate deadlines looming, the discussion focuses on current vaccination requirements, accommodations – including the increase in numbers of those with deeply held religious beliefs. They also examine the right of the employer to require vaccination in return for employment and pay, as well as the free choice of the employee to celebrate their liberty and freedom and move on elsewhere if they feel they can’t comply.

33mins

13 Oct 2021

Rank #3

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Point, counterpoint: The great vaccine debate

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Eko. Learn how CORE stethoscope technology helps EMS providers make confident split-second decisions by clicking here. Should healthcare professionals lose their jobs if they refuse a COVID-19 vaccine? In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson enter into a lively discussion on the topic of nurses being relieved of duty secondary to refusing a COVID-19 vaccine.

31mins

8 Oct 2021

Rank #4

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Dangerous assumptions

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Eko. Learn how CORE stethoscope technology helps EMS providers make confident split-second decisions by clicking here. In this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the death of firefighter trainee Peyton Morse, and Greg Fries’s recent analysis, “Respond to ‘I can’t breathe’ like it’s a mayday – because it is.”

25mins

1 Oct 2021

Rank #5

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5 Tips for developing a healthier you

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Pulsara. Learn more about how you can build a regional system of care for free by clicking here. This is a special edition of the Inside EMS Podcast – enjoy a crossover post from Chris Cebollero's Ultimate Leadership Podcast. In this episode of the Ultimate Leadership Podcast, we flip the script a bit, we are not talking about professional development, but instead the 5 tips you need to know about keeping yourself as healthy as possible. Host Chris Cebollero is joined by Dr. Nick Barnes. In this crazy time of the pandemic, what is the best way to keep ourselves healthier? Dr. Barnes shares his expertise on developing a nighttime routine, clean eating, the power of movement and how hydration aids the body in cell nutrition. Get insight into how to become the best version of yourself. Come and join the discussion.

28mins

24 Sep 2021

Rank #6

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The future of EMS with Pulsara‘s Corey Ricketson

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Pulsara. Learn more about how you can build a regional system of care for free by clicking here. In this episode of Inside EMS, cohost Chris Cebollero is joined by guest co-host Corey Ricketson, vice president of national accounts for Pulsara, who shares his experiences visiting multiple EMS agencies throughout the country. The discussion focuses on the role of EMS during the pandemic and how EMS needs to adapt for the future, as well as how interoperability, connection and communication should be part of the main focus for EMS agencies.

30mins

24 Sep 2021

Rank #7

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‘Politics won out over EMS being able to do their job’

This episode of Inside EMS is sponsored by Pulsara. Learn more about how you can build a regional system of care for free by clicking here. In this episode of Inside EMS, cohost Chris Cebollero is joined by NAEMT President, Chief Bruce Evans, MPA, CFO, SEMSO, NRP. Evans is the fire chief for the Upper Pine River Fire Protection District, located in Bayfield, Colorado. The duo discuss the recent indictment of paramedics Jeremy Cooper and Peter Cichuniec, and what the charges mean for EMS.

30mins

17 Sep 2021

Rank #8

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Public safety leaders reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

In this special episode of the Inside EMS podcast, fire, EMS and law enforcement leaders from across the Lexipol media sites come together to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks. Inside EMS host Chris Cebollero looks back on the industry-altering event with Side Alpha Podcast host Fire Chief Marc Bashoor, EMS One-Stop host Rob Lawrence, and Policing Matters podcast host Jim Dudley.This special episode of the Inside EMS podcast is sponsored by Verizon.

44mins

8 Sep 2021

Rank #9

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Legal matters: Chemical restraint

In today’s episode of EMS One-Stop, host Rob Lawrence sits down with EMS attorneys Stephen R. Wirth, Esq., EMT-P; and Douglas M. Wolfberg, Esq., EMT-B; of Page, Wolfberg and Wirth, to discuss the legal analysis of the charges brought against Colorado firefighter-medics in the Elijah McClain case. Wolfberg and Wirth discuss their analysis articles as well as wider issues arising from the recent ketamine bill, signed into law governing the appropriate use of chemical restraints on a person (HB21-1251).

29mins

8 Sep 2021

Rank #10