Air Methods Prehospital EDucation Podcast Ep. 9: DK A(LL) Messed Up


Our podcast, AMPED (Air Methods Prehospital EDucation) is back with another episode this month! The podcast, designed for pre-hospital and in-hospital care providers, sheds light on the unique and challenging clinical scenarios faced by our emergency medical crews. It is a first-of-its-kind platform in which air medical and in-hospital clinicians share their stories from the frontlines and learn from one-another’s unique experiences in providing lifesaving care.

In our previous episode, we were joined by joined by guests Dr. Timothy Lenz, Dr. Jillian Theobald, Dr. Jeremy Juern, and flight paramedic, Will Scott-Smith as we discussed a patient experience that changed the way the clinicians at Air Methods perform needle decompressions.

In this episode, we discuss the many facets of diabetes, providing useful background, context and understanding about this health condition. Listen as our team discusses the treatment steps for a women experiencing severe diabetic ketoacidosis, unpacking the multitude of problems she experienced, and the needed treatments that seemed to be oppositional to one another. The AMPED team is joined by guests Dr. Alexis Mckee and Dr. Joan Noelker.

The podcast is hosted by Joe Hill; Hawnwan “Phil” Moy, MD, Medical Director for ARCH, Air Methods Illinois and Missouri; and John Wilmas, MD, Medical Director for ARCH, Air Methods Illinois and Missouri. Collectively, the three hosts bring decades of experience in emergency medical services and an array of diverse perspectives to the table.

AMPED is available on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, and more. To listen to the episode or catch up on past discussions, visit To join the conversation, use the hashtag #AMPEDpod on social media.