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This is the AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital EDucation) podcast brought to you by Air Methods, a leader in air medical transport, with the mission to deliver critical care discussion and content to both the prehospital and in-hospital care providers through clinician interviews and expert clinical commentary.

Dec 22, 2021

Air Methods Prehospital EDucation Podcast 

The anchoring effect is a cognitive bias that describes the common human tendency to rely too heavily on the first piece of information offered (the “anchor”) when making decisions. On this first of a two-part episode of AMPED, our team discusses treating a possible...

Nov 17, 2021

Air Methods Prehospital EDucation Podcast 

Severely burned patients are a clinical challenge from many angles. In this month's episode, we examine and discuss how the patient care challenge is compounded in this transport by the remoteness of the request and the limited local resources. We are joined by flight...

Oct 20, 2021

Air Methods Prehospital EDucation Podcast 

Episode 9: DK A(LL) Messed Up

In this episode, we discuss the many facets of diabetes, providing useful background, context and understanding about this health condition. Listen as our team discusses the treatment steps for a woman experiencing severe diabetic ketoacidosis,...

Sep 15, 2021

Air Methods Prehospital EDucation Podcast 

Episode 8: No Mistakes, Just Opportunities

In the world of medicine, great clinicians and organizations are always learning from their patients.  In this episode, we talk about a patient experience that changed the way the clinicians and Air Methods perform...

Aug 18, 2021

Air Methods Prehospital EDucation Podcast 

Episode 7: It Takes a Village

In this episode, as our crews approach the scene (below) we discuss a compelling case of a critically ill patient treated in a mass casualty situation.  We cover crucial triage decisions, a rare but severe traumatic injury, and stress...