Never Off-Duty? What Happens When You See an Emergency with Michael Fraley

Have you ever been off-duty driving somewhere and come upon a crash scene?

What should you do? What gear do you have in your POV?

Most importantly, are you prepared to be a help and not a hindrance?

My guest today has some thoughts on that.

Michael Fraley is coordinator of the North Central, Wisconsin, Regional Trauma Advisory Council. He’s the EMS coordinator for Portage County EMS.

Mike has worked as a flight paramedic, EMS service manager and an assisted living facility owner/ administrator.

Michael’s article: How to Safely Provide Off-duty Assistance at Crash Scenes

Article: Pro Bono: Are You Always On Call?

Article: Where Duty Ends: The Perils & Pitfalls of Off-Duty Response

Article: The Off-Duty Rescue

Trivia question:
What are the effects of epinephrine?

Answer:
Epinephrine is a bronchodialator and vasoconstrictor.

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