A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast Episode 13: Bloodborne Pathogens: What do we REALLY need to know?

EMS Roundtable A Fire Medic Perspective Podcast: Bloodborne Pathogens: What do we REALLY need to know?


Rom Duckworth sits down with Capt. Jerry Myers to ask “Bloodborne Pathogens: What do we REALLY need to know?” We have to sit down every year, but what is new in 2013? Are we teaching what we are supposed to? What does and Infection Control Officer even do? What is the role of a supervisor or company officer in an exposure? Listen to some great calls and questions.

Captain Myers been in EMS for 36 years. As a US Army Medic 77-80, EMT 80-82, EMT-I 82-92, Instructor 86 to present, and Paramedic from 92 to present. He has worked in Volunteer, Commercial, Third Service, Hospital Based EMS and Fire Based EMS. Currently he is a Captain and Ambulance Supervisor with the Ridgefield Fire Department and a Regional Manager for Vintech Management Service, an EMS Staffing Service. He has received specialized training in Infection Control from multiple sources and serve as Designated Infection Control Officer for several organizations.

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About romduck

Rom Duckworth is a dedicated emergency responder and award-winning educator with more than twenty five years of experience working in career and volunteer fire departments, public and private emergency services and hospital based healthcare systems. Currently a career Fire Captain / Paramedic and EMS Coordinator Rom is a frequent speaker at national conferences and a regular contributor to research, magazines, and textbooks on topics of field operations, leadership, and education in emergency services. Contact Rom via www.romduck.com