The Modern Medic show

The Modern Medic

Summary: A podcast produced by medics, for medics. The Modern Medic team brings together clinicians and first responders from all over the world to discuss topics in the tactical medical, austere and complex environments. Topics and episodes include military Special Operations Medicine, Street Medicine and Search & Rescue.

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 Scene Safety and Security for First Responders at an Emergency | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:28:01

In this episode of The Modern Medic, Founder and Managing Director of TacMed Australia, Jeremy Holder, discusses one of the most important aspects of responding to an emergency. Scene Safety & Security. If you'd like to learn more about TacMed, visit To enrol on one of our training courses, visit

 Paramedic Team Leader Andy Bell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:19

In this episode, Jeremy asks Paramedic Team Leader Andy Bell ( 10 questions from TacMed. To learn more about TacMed, visit

 Ep 13: TacMed & Podcast Update | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:16:06

TacMed-Nation.... Thanks for your patience while we had a little break! This podcast is just a short update on what's been happening and what we have coming up.  To see our training visit: To visit our online shop, visit

 EP 12 Medical Planning for Remote Environments | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:15:06

In this episode, founder of TacMed Australia ( Jeremy Holder, talks about planning to provide medical support or first aid in remote environments. If you're interested in TacMed's training, please visit or if you would like to attend our TacMed Summit, a 2-day global virtual medical conference, visit

 EP 11 The SMART Way to Assess a Casualty | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:21:49

TacMed Australia recently launched a new casualty assessment and treatment methodology to fill the gap in training non-medical personnel in short trauma first aid courses. This has since become a complete system for high-risk businesses and organisations.  TacMed Shop-

 Ep 10: The REACT Training Centre Reveal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:23:17

In this episode of the Modern Medic, the whole TacMed Training team jump on the mic to talk about the new TacMed REACT Training Centre in Brisbane.

 EP 9: Things I carry on shift as a Paramedic | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:15:17

In this episode of The Modern Medic I discuss what accessories and tools I carry when working a shift as an Intensive Care Paramedic. If you like to know about tactical and emergency medical equipment and training for high-threat and complex environments, visit

 Ep 8: Bleeding Control interview with Nick from the Free Radicals Paramedic Podcast | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:14:15

Back in September 2019, I sat down with Nick Abussi, a QLD Critical Care Paramedic, from the Free Radicals Paramedic Podcast where Nick interviewed me on the topic of Bleeding Control.  You can visit our learning centre at to read a bunch of blogs and articles on all things The MOdern Medic loves. Thanks for listening!

 Ep 7: Interview with Matt Pepper | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:38:04

In this episode of The Modern Medic, we chat with Matt Pepper: Matt served 7 years in the Australian Army, working across a number of combat corps roles and graduating from the Royal Military College, Duntroon and the Australian Defence Force Academy as an Army Officer.   In 2006 he moved across to emergency services, where he has worked across multiple Australian ambulance services as a Special Operations/Intensive Care Paramedic and Special Operations Team/Rescue Instructor. He jointly established the Tactical Medical Operations capability in New South Wales Ambulance and was integral in the raising of the first full-time Tactical Paramedic Team in Australia, before moving on to become the service's inaugural Clinical Training Officer for Tactical Medicine. Other notable career highlights include: Founding President of the Australian Tactical Medical Association Editorial Board, Journal of High Threat and Austere Medicine Master of Philosophy, Prehospital response to terrorism Graduate Diploma, Disaster response and preparedness Bachelor of Health Science, Paramedicine Bachelor of Arts, History Churchill Fellowship, 2015, International Models and Innovation in Tactical Emergency Medical Support NSW Health Clinical Excellence Commission Scholarship for Patient Safety, 2018, Clinical Governance and Interagency Collaboration in Tactical Medical Operations Qualified SWAT Medic (International School of Tactical Medicine), and Certified Tactical Paramedic (TP-C, International Board of Specialty Certifications) Matt joined TacMed Australia as National Training Manager in January 2020. You can learn more about TacMed at ATMA: The Modern Medic:

 Ep 6 Common Bleeding Control Mistakes | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:11:57

In this episode of The Modern Medic, Jez discusses 5 of the common mistakes we see in the treatment of life-threatening bleeding.  If you would like to learn more, you can download a FREE copy of Dr Dan Pronks eBook: Arterial Tourniquets for Law Enforcement and other First Responders at For any Bleeding Control products and kits visit

 #5 Crush Injuries | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:26:32

In episode #5 of The Modern Medic, your host Jeremy Holder (TacMed Australia) talks about Crush Injuries. This complex injury is rare outside of natural disasters and civil war but very interesting to talk about! If you would like to know more about The Modern Medic and get a free copy of Dr Dan Pronks Tourniquet eBook, visit: References in this episode:

 MARCH Primary Survey | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:17:30

The MARCH Primary Survey is a great algorithm for medics to use when treating and assessing trauma patients. Whilst originally developed for use on the battlefield, MARCH is just as relevant for first responders in a civilian environment. To learn more, you can visit our learning center at You can also catch on social media at: - -

 Tim Makrides: A discussion about Ketamine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:17

Jeremy chats with Tim Makrides, Critical Care Paramedic, former Army Medic and secretary of the Australian Tactical Medical Association about Ketamine and its use in the pre-hospital setting.   Learn more about TacMed at: Learn more about ATMA at:

 Dr Dan Pronk: Intro to Gunshot Wounds for First Responders | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:33:05

In this episode of The Modern Medic, Jeremy chats about Gunshot Wounds (GSW) for First Responders with Dr Dan Pronk, former special operations Doctor and recent author of: Average 70kg D#@!head.

 Introduction to The Modern Medic Podcast | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 00:04:22

Episode 1 introduces you the brand new podcast, The Modern Medic. This episode covers what The Modern Medic is, who we are and what to expect with future episodes. Hope you enjoy a first of many podcasts!


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