51 Cardiac Anatomy

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(21:10) Ron talks about learning the electrical parts of the heart, as well as the different chambers, and the part of the heart that looks like a Bishop’s mitre hat.

Kelly talks about why one needs the anatomy of the heart even though it isn’t used directly all that often.

There is also discussion of syncytium, and intercalated discs.

Ron also had an interview for an EMS job and talks about how to answer interview questions.

Listener Questions

EMS Freak: In a previous episode Kelly discussed a good pulse taking technique using two fingers – which is the finger with which you apply more pressure and why is it better?
Elias: I am getting a new tattoo and want it to be an EMS logo and a slogan…looking for somthing witty yet poignant…suggestions?