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The ATMA Podcast

Australian Tactical Medical Association

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The ATMA Podcast

The ATMA Podcast

Australian Tactical Medical Association

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The Australian Tactical Medicine Association is Australia's leading representative body for professionals involved in tactical, high threat, austere, wilderness, disaster medicine and human performance. Our podcast seeks to educate, inform and empower our listeners through a wide variety of content with guest experts from around the world.

Latest Episodes

Tasmanian cave rescue with ALS Paramedic Han-Wei Lee

On the 10th of October 2020, an experienced caver slipped from a caving ladder in regional Tasmania. Whilst the caver was only 20 minutes from the entrance of the cave it would take Ambulance Tasmania, Tasmania Police, SES and a local caving club over 8 hours to perform the intricate and complex rescue. We had the privilege to sit down with experienced ALS Paramedic Han-Wei Lee to find out exactly what happened...

22 min2 d ago
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Tasmanian cave rescue with ALS Paramedic Han-Wei Lee

ATMC19 - Frontline Paramedic Melissa White's perspective working with the ADF during the 2019 Townsville Floods

As many would-be aware in 2019 Townsville was devastated by an unprecedented flood event. Whilst this caused significant devastation to the Townsville community it provided a unique opportunity of inter-agency collaboration, particularly between the ADF and Emergency Services.Melissa is an Advanced Care Paramedic with Queensland Ambulance Service and worked closely with the ADF throughout the flood disaster, ultimately helping her community overcome this complex disaster. Melissa shares her experiences and perspective of working closely with the ADF to adapt and overcome the challenges associated with the event whilst many frontline workers also endured destruction and hardship in their community.If you would like to get in touch please reach out to podcast@atma.net.au

15 minJUL 20
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ATMC19 - Frontline Paramedic Melissa White's perspective working with the ADF during the 2019 Townsville Floods

Mass Casualty and Aeromedical Retrieval with Emily Ragus

Emily has an established career as an emergency nurse with 15 years in critical care, including 5 years of LifeFlights helicopters before transitioning into the role of Disaster Liason Clinical Nurse Consultant for the Health Disaster Management Unit in Queensland Health. In 2018 Emily was successful in receiving the Churchill Fellowship where she studied a Diploma of Disaster Humanitarian Assistance in New York prior to undertaking research in multiple UN agencies throughout Europe.Emily has a unique perspective of both aeromedical retrieval and humanitarian management of mass casualty events with vast international experience in which she discusses throughout this podcast.Emily's slides are available on the ATMA website and she has encouraged anyone with specific questions or looking for more information to please reach out to us at podcast@atma.net.auEnjoy!

48 minJUN 18
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Mass Casualty and Aeromedical Retrieval with Emily Ragus

ATMC19 - Scottish Ambulance Service Tactical Capability - Stu Glover

Stu Glover is a paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service and a member of the Special Operations Response Team. Prior to his career as a paramedic Stu served in the British Army with multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. In Stu's presentation, he shares a courageous story of the day he became a patient and the long recovery that entailed. Stu discusses how these experiences influenced his decision making and considerations in his future career as a paramedic.Stu provides an insight into the capability that the Special Operations Response Team provides throughout Scotland and the United Kingdom.

27 minMAY 29
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ATMC19 - Scottish Ambulance Service Tactical Capability - Stu Glover

ATMC19 - Tactical First Aid in Queensland Police - SCst Dustin Osborne & CCP Prue Snedden

This presentation from ATMC19 is by two close friends of ours at ATMA, SCst Dustin "Dusty" Osborne an experienced general duties QPS officer and Prue Snedden a HARU CCP from QAS.Dustin was fundamental in the roll-out and implementation of the QPS Tactical First Aid program which has seen over 11,000 QPS officers trained in tactical first aid which includes tourniquet (haemorrhage control), chest seals, wound packing and a variety of other critical skills. The program was unprecedented with outstanding results, receiving a winning award at the 2019 World Class Policing Awards as a testament to their efforts.Prue is a highly experienced CCP with the QAS HARU unit which consists of a small number of very highly trained paramedics that have and continue to push the boundaries of paramedicine and prehospital trauma care in Australia. Prue reflects on how medics can better facilitate the paradigm shift amongst LE to empower our colleagues to train and implement life-saving care.

26 minMAY 13
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ATMC19 - Tactical First Aid in Queensland Police - SCst Dustin Osborne & CCP Prue Snedden

ATMC18 - Dr Dan Pronk talks wounding profiles of gunshot injuries

In 2018 we were privileged to host Dr Dan Pronk at ATMC18.Dr Pronk served as a medical officer within the SASR and 2nd Commando Regiment with multiple international deployments including 4 tours of Afghanistan with the Special Operations Task Group during Australia's effort on the GWOT.Dr Pronk uses his experience from his overseas deployments to translate and bring home some key lessons learnt on the battlefield.

34 minMAY 6
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ATMC18 - Dr Dan Pronk talks wounding profiles of gunshot injuries

ATMC18 - Mark Anderson "Full Spectrum Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness"

In this episode from #ATMC18 we hear from a good friend of ATMA, Mr Mark Anderson. Mark is on the board for the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC)and is the International Liason for C-TECC. Mark is also the High Threat Response Program Manager - Firefighter/Paramedic for the Bellevue Fire Department in Washington State, USA. In this episode, Mark will present on "Full Spectrum Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness - Thinking beyond the obvious"

36 min2019 FEB 1
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ATMC18 - Mark Anderson "Full Spectrum Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness"

ATMC18 - Assoc Prof John Moloney on Explosions and Blast Injuries

In this episode of the ATMA podcast, we bring you Assoc Prof John Moloney (Head of Trauma and Perioperative Anaesthesia at The Alfred in Melbourne Australia) presentation from #ATMC18, where he presented the complex nature of blast injuries, including the physics and mechanics, the likely injury patterns, subsequent management and the challenges faced.

32 min2019 JAN 16
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ATMC18 - Assoc Prof John Moloney on Explosions and Blast Injuries

ATMC18 - Smiley Billings on Registration for the Military Medic

This is a particularly important and informative podcast for all of our military medic listeners and followers. In this presentation, Smiley Billings, a Commando Qualified medic who has multiple deployments with SOCOMD, and who is currently posted to Army School of Health discusses the various options and pathways for military medics to becoming registered as Paramedics with AHPRA. Smiley and Adam Cantrick have been chairing ATMA's Military Medic Working Group to represent the interests of military medics particularly through what can be a confusing and daunting step forward. We hope you enjoy and please feel free to contact us or Smiley and Adam through mmwg@atma.net.au

31 min2018 NOV 14
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ATMC18 - Smiley Billings on Registration for the Military Medic

ATMC18 - Snr Cst Dustin Osborne "Stop the Killing Enable the Living"

Senior Constable Dustin Osborne joined the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in 2008 and has since been attached to the Fortitude Valley Police Station as a General Duties Officer. In 2016, Dustin was selected to form part of the Active Armed Offender (AAO) Project Team which was responsible for developing and implementing a skills and tactics training package specific to AAO incident resolution. During the creation of this training, Dustin became a great advocate for casualties of these horrific events and developed a modular dedicated to medical response which was successfully integrated into the AAO curriculum.After the successful implementation of the AAO Project, Dustin continued to strive to raise the operational capabilities and capacity of the QPS to better protect and preserving life by developing and introducing Tactical First Aid Training service-wide. As result, all sworn Officers now receive training and carry equipment necessary for stopping mass haemorrhage, alleviating...

32 min2018 OCT 29
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ATMC18 - Snr Cst Dustin Osborne "Stop the Killing Enable the Living"

Latest Episodes

Tasmanian cave rescue with ALS Paramedic Han-Wei Lee

On the 10th of October 2020, an experienced caver slipped from a caving ladder in regional Tasmania. Whilst the caver was only 20 minutes from the entrance of the cave it would take Ambulance Tasmania, Tasmania Police, SES and a local caving club over 8 hours to perform the intricate and complex rescue. We had the privilege to sit down with experienced ALS Paramedic Han-Wei Lee to find out exactly what happened...

22 min2 d ago
Comments
Tasmanian cave rescue with ALS Paramedic Han-Wei Lee

ATMC19 - Frontline Paramedic Melissa White's perspective working with the ADF during the 2019 Townsville Floods

As many would-be aware in 2019 Townsville was devastated by an unprecedented flood event. Whilst this caused significant devastation to the Townsville community it provided a unique opportunity of inter-agency collaboration, particularly between the ADF and Emergency Services.Melissa is an Advanced Care Paramedic with Queensland Ambulance Service and worked closely with the ADF throughout the flood disaster, ultimately helping her community overcome this complex disaster. Melissa shares her experiences and perspective of working closely with the ADF to adapt and overcome the challenges associated with the event whilst many frontline workers also endured destruction and hardship in their community.If you would like to get in touch please reach out to podcast@atma.net.au

15 minJUL 20
Comments
ATMC19 - Frontline Paramedic Melissa White's perspective working with the ADF during the 2019 Townsville Floods

Mass Casualty and Aeromedical Retrieval with Emily Ragus

Emily has an established career as an emergency nurse with 15 years in critical care, including 5 years of LifeFlights helicopters before transitioning into the role of Disaster Liason Clinical Nurse Consultant for the Health Disaster Management Unit in Queensland Health. In 2018 Emily was successful in receiving the Churchill Fellowship where she studied a Diploma of Disaster Humanitarian Assistance in New York prior to undertaking research in multiple UN agencies throughout Europe.Emily has a unique perspective of both aeromedical retrieval and humanitarian management of mass casualty events with vast international experience in which she discusses throughout this podcast.Emily's slides are available on the ATMA website and she has encouraged anyone with specific questions or looking for more information to please reach out to us at podcast@atma.net.auEnjoy!

48 minJUN 18
Comments
Mass Casualty and Aeromedical Retrieval with Emily Ragus

ATMC19 - Scottish Ambulance Service Tactical Capability - Stu Glover

Stu Glover is a paramedic with the Scottish Ambulance Service and a member of the Special Operations Response Team. Prior to his career as a paramedic Stu served in the British Army with multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan. In Stu's presentation, he shares a courageous story of the day he became a patient and the long recovery that entailed. Stu discusses how these experiences influenced his decision making and considerations in his future career as a paramedic.Stu provides an insight into the capability that the Special Operations Response Team provides throughout Scotland and the United Kingdom.

27 minMAY 29
Comments
ATMC19 - Scottish Ambulance Service Tactical Capability - Stu Glover

ATMC19 - Tactical First Aid in Queensland Police - SCst Dustin Osborne & CCP Prue Snedden

This presentation from ATMC19 is by two close friends of ours at ATMA, SCst Dustin "Dusty" Osborne an experienced general duties QPS officer and Prue Snedden a HARU CCP from QAS.Dustin was fundamental in the roll-out and implementation of the QPS Tactical First Aid program which has seen over 11,000 QPS officers trained in tactical first aid which includes tourniquet (haemorrhage control), chest seals, wound packing and a variety of other critical skills. The program was unprecedented with outstanding results, receiving a winning award at the 2019 World Class Policing Awards as a testament to their efforts.Prue is a highly experienced CCP with the QAS HARU unit which consists of a small number of very highly trained paramedics that have and continue to push the boundaries of paramedicine and prehospital trauma care in Australia. Prue reflects on how medics can better facilitate the paradigm shift amongst LE to empower our colleagues to train and implement life-saving care.

26 minMAY 13
Comments
ATMC19 - Tactical First Aid in Queensland Police - SCst Dustin Osborne & CCP Prue Snedden

ATMC18 - Dr Dan Pronk talks wounding profiles of gunshot injuries

In 2018 we were privileged to host Dr Dan Pronk at ATMC18.Dr Pronk served as a medical officer within the SASR and 2nd Commando Regiment with multiple international deployments including 4 tours of Afghanistan with the Special Operations Task Group during Australia's effort on the GWOT.Dr Pronk uses his experience from his overseas deployments to translate and bring home some key lessons learnt on the battlefield.

34 minMAY 6
Comments
ATMC18 - Dr Dan Pronk talks wounding profiles of gunshot injuries

ATMC18 - Mark Anderson "Full Spectrum Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness"

In this episode from #ATMC18 we hear from a good friend of ATMA, Mr Mark Anderson. Mark is on the board for the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC)and is the International Liason for C-TECC. Mark is also the High Threat Response Program Manager - Firefighter/Paramedic for the Bellevue Fire Department in Washington State, USA. In this episode, Mark will present on "Full Spectrum Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness - Thinking beyond the obvious"

36 min2019 FEB 1
Comments
ATMC18 - Mark Anderson "Full Spectrum Active Shooter/Hostile Event Preparedness"

ATMC18 - Assoc Prof John Moloney on Explosions and Blast Injuries

In this episode of the ATMA podcast, we bring you Assoc Prof John Moloney (Head of Trauma and Perioperative Anaesthesia at The Alfred in Melbourne Australia) presentation from #ATMC18, where he presented the complex nature of blast injuries, including the physics and mechanics, the likely injury patterns, subsequent management and the challenges faced.

32 min2019 JAN 16
Comments
ATMC18 - Assoc Prof John Moloney on Explosions and Blast Injuries

ATMC18 - Smiley Billings on Registration for the Military Medic

This is a particularly important and informative podcast for all of our military medic listeners and followers. In this presentation, Smiley Billings, a Commando Qualified medic who has multiple deployments with SOCOMD, and who is currently posted to Army School of Health discusses the various options and pathways for military medics to becoming registered as Paramedics with AHPRA. Smiley and Adam Cantrick have been chairing ATMA's Military Medic Working Group to represent the interests of military medics particularly through what can be a confusing and daunting step forward. We hope you enjoy and please feel free to contact us or Smiley and Adam through mmwg@atma.net.au

31 min2018 NOV 14
Comments
ATMC18 - Smiley Billings on Registration for the Military Medic

ATMC18 - Snr Cst Dustin Osborne "Stop the Killing Enable the Living"

Senior Constable Dustin Osborne joined the Queensland Police Service (QPS) in 2008 and has since been attached to the Fortitude Valley Police Station as a General Duties Officer. In 2016, Dustin was selected to form part of the Active Armed Offender (AAO) Project Team which was responsible for developing and implementing a skills and tactics training package specific to AAO incident resolution. During the creation of this training, Dustin became a great advocate for casualties of these horrific events and developed a modular dedicated to medical response which was successfully integrated into the AAO curriculum.After the successful implementation of the AAO Project, Dustin continued to strive to raise the operational capabilities and capacity of the QPS to better protect and preserving life by developing and introducing Tactical First Aid Training service-wide. As result, all sworn Officers now receive training and carry equipment necessary for stopping mass haemorrhage, alleviating...

32 min2018 OCT 29
Comments
ATMC18 - Snr Cst Dustin Osborne "Stop the Killing Enable the Living"
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