EMS agency employees, volunteers, and even students are expected to use lots of software to perform their jobs effectively. Between electronic patient care reports, computer based training, incident tracking, and shift scheduling EMS personnel spend a lot of time online. How do you ensure they are trained and properly using the software required of their position? Start by selecting software that is intuitive and thoughtfully designed to minimize the time spent searching for the right menu or drop down. Regularly used functionality should only be a click or two away. Give personnel and students access to a practice environment where [...]
In this episode of the EMSEduCast we discuss the Ambulance Science Fellowship with Professor Scot Phelps. Scot Phelps is a full-time Professor of Ambulance Science and teaches the both the Ambulance Science Fellowship and the Disaster Science Fellowship at the Emergency Management Academy. He has been working on ambulances since 1983 and has been a paramedic since 1988. Show Links: Emergency Management Academy (PDF brochure) Ambulance Science Fellowship (PDF brochure) which also includes list of MS and BS degree programs National EMS Managers Association NEMSMA list serv PONSI/National College Credit Recommendation Service website Radiohead In Rainbows experiment – NPR Article Recommendations from our [...]
The ProMed Network video team live streamed and captured Episode 114 of the EMSEduCast at EMS World Expo. You can watch the entire episode in this video player. You can also view at the Pro Med Network Blog.
The ProMed Network video team live streamed and captured Episode 113 of the EMSEduCast at EMS World Expo. You can watch the entire episode in this video player. You can also view at the Pro Med Network Blog.
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Veteran paramedic, educator, and risk management expert Jim Love is the guest on episode 48 of the EMSEduCast. Most recently Jim was the national risk management director for AMR. Jim, Rob, Bill, and Greg discuss the challenges of safety education, the importance of role modeling, and things that work well for safety education. Jim also mentioned a survey he is conducting about transport of infant patients in ambulances. Please take the survey at EMSSafety.net. We were also joined by an active live audience in the chat room. Each week we broadcast live at 2000 CST time. Browse to http://emseducast.com/live for [...]
Is it possible to evaluate students in all domains – cognitive, affective, and psychomotor? Is it possible to train EMTs to both pass the national certification exam and be clinically competent for the first day on the job? Listen to how Art Hsieh discuss evaluation tools and techniques for all domains and the goals of the San Francisco Paramedic Association to develop students that excel at test taking and are job ready. Art Hsieh is the CEO of the San Francisco Paramedic Association. (SFParamedics.org). The SFPA trains more than 10,000 students per year and serves a population of 9 million [...]
Dr. Mickey Eisenberg, an EMS medical director, long-time researcher of survival factors from sudden cardiac arrest, and author of Resuscitate!: How Your Community Can Improve Survival from Sudden Cardiac Arrest was our guest on Episode 45. In this episode we conclude our three part between semester examination of sudden cardiac arrest and the role of trainers and educators to understand the problem and increase survival. Episode 43 (journal club 2) was a review of research. Episode 44 was a discussion about how to prepare and engage students as team leaders during cardiac arrest calls. One of the topics of this [...]
This week we talk with Zachary Hilton about how he got a very successful journal club going in San Francisco. Hosts: Greg Friese Rob Theriault Chris Montera Steve Whitehead Buck Feris
Rich Beebe, EMS/Paramedic Program Director, Center for Rural EMS Education, Basset Healthcare, http://www.cremse.org/ Rich is a co-presenter for a NAEMSE 2009 day long preconference called EMS Instructor Boot Camp. The afternoon is dedicated to psychomotor skills instruction. We discussed with Rich how new EMS instructors can best learn to teach psychomotor skills through instruction, mentoring, and observation. Featuring: Greg Friese Buck Feris Rob Theriault Ted Setla Rich Beebe