HatzalaCast Episode 6 | The Difference Between Paramedics and EMS Ft. Matan Nitzky

HatzalaCast Episode 6 | The Difference Between Paramedics and EMS Ft. Matan Nitzky
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In this week’s episode we touch on a topic that many have wanted to know. What is the difference between a Hatzala volunteer and a paramedic.
Zeesha sits down with volunteer, paramedic and registered nurse Matan Nitzky to get the answer. In this episode we touch on the differences in Israel and abroad.

This week’s episode is sponsored in part by Hatzala Beit Shemesh. To learn more about Hatzala Beit Shemesh, you can visit their site to learn more.

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HatzalaCast Episode 5 | Dr. Yosef Topek | The Emotional First Response Unit

HatzalaCast Episode 5 | Dr. Yosef Topek | The Emotional First Response Unit
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In this week’s episode, we sat down with Dr. Yosef Topek to discuss the Emotional First Response Unit. Dr. Topek discusses how the unit was formed and it’s importance. He also delved into how it’s even come up in various hilchot Shabbat queries and when psychological trauma has been deemed Pikuach Nefesh. Dr. Topak discusses with Zeesha the difference between EFR and the PsychoTrauma units that other organizations have started to put in place. We also discuss the importance of having mental health professionals in any Hatzalah organization to help with debriefing after traumatic incidents. To learn more about Emotional First Response,

Dr Topek encourages anybody to reach out. If you would like to start your own EFR unit as part of a local Hatzalah. He can be reached via WhatsApp +972 58-778-2008

In case of an emergency always call your local EMS or Hatzala! This episode was sponsored in part by Hatzala Beit Shemesh, Israel’s first and only emergency response organization with free coverage and transportation.

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Season 1 Ep. 4. Dispatch | The Silent EMT Ft. Dr. Zecie Maltz

Season 1 Ep. 4. Dispatch | The Silent EMT Ft. Dr. Zecie Maltz
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This week, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Dr. Zecie Maltz, head of the dispatch team for Hatzala Beit Shemesh. Zecie has been involved in EMS since she was 17 and hasn’t stopped yet! She shares some wild and interesting stories from the dispatcher point of view and gives us more insight into the role and how crucial it is when every second counts!

In case of emergency always call your local EMS or Hatzala!

This episode was sponsored in part by Hatzala Beit Shemesh, Israel’s first and only emergency response organization with free coverage and transportation. To learn more visit them online at www.hatzbs.org/donate today!