013 - DON'T Break a Leg! - First Aid Safety during travel

Today we're talking about travel and being prepared for first aid situations.

Megan Bloomingdale joins us to give us some advice. Megan is a Senior EMS Instructor at North Seattle College and has experience traveling abroad in a variety of environmental situations.

Episode Link List

North Seattle College EMT  
https://northseattle.edu/programs/emergency-medical-technician

US Dept of State
https://www.state.gov/travel/

US Dept of State Smart Traveller Enrollment Program
https://step.state.gov/step/

First Aid Kit

Here are some things Megan put's in her first aid kit:

https://www.amazon.com/SAM-Rolled-Splint-Orange-Blue/dp/B001J5H92C/ref=sr_1_5_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1530649067&sr=8-5&keywords=sam+splint&dpID=51eeXbq7AzL&preST=_SX300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

OR this cheaper brand

https://www.amazon.com/Dynarex-Universal-Aluminum-Splint-Rolled/dp/B00GNGU2PI/ref=sr_1_7_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1530649067&sr=8-7&keywords=sam+splint&dpID=51u9%252BEeWMtL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

https://www.amazon.com/Kendall-Gauze-Roll-Bandage-Sterile/dp/B0006GDA64/ref=sr_1_1_s_it?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1530649174&sr=1-1&keywords=kling+roll+gauze&dpID=41l5R0Zu7nL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

https://www.amazon.com/Dealmed-Sterile-Combine-Abdominal-Pads/dp/B074MD36BH/ref=sr_1_4_s_it?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1530649202&sr=1-4&keywords=sterile+abd+pads&dpID=41fGTzq7gCL&preST=_SX300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

https://www.amazon.com/Mckesson-Performance-Dressing-Sterile-packaging/dp/B002C5P9J8/ref=sr_1_7_s_it?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1530649234&sr=1-7&keywords=sterile+gauze+pads+4x4&dpID=51D6fxObMaL&preST=_SY300_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

https://www.amazon.com/Band-Aid-Brand-Adhesive-Bandages-Variety/dp/B0166NHD9U/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?ie=UTF8&qid=1530649259&sr=1-1-spons&keywords=bandaids&psc=1

https://www.amazon.com/Neosporin-Original-Ointment-Infection-Protection-5/dp/B005IHT65U/ref=sr_1_1_sspa?srs=7301146011&ie=UTF8&qid=1530649278&sr=8-1-spons&keywords=neosporin&psc=1