April 30, 2021
Hope For The Best, Plan For The Worst
Today’s guest is Matt Speier. Matt has 20 years of EMS experience and has worked in New York City as a FDNY Paramedic in Midtown Manhattan, in the Emergency Department of a Level I Trauma Center, as well as a technical rescue specialist on multiple USAR teams. He also served as a ski patrol paramedic, mountain rescue technician and is currently volunteering at a local rescue agency on a 911 truck. This episode is all about how complacency kills, and how it can hurt our patients. Matt shares some tips on how to avoid getting caught off guard and how we as a culture can “Default: Aggressive” (Willink, 2020) remaining combat ready.