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The accreditation process is like a “wellness” exam for your paramedic education program. In this episode George Hatch, the executive director of the Committee on Accreditation of Education Programs for Emergency Medical Services Professionals (CoAEMSP) describes the purpose, process, and benefits of accreditation for paramedic programs. Links discussed in this episode: CoAEMSP website. Also find CoAEMSP on Facebook and Twitter. National EMS Education Standard (U.S) Canadian Medical Association (accredits Canadian paramedic programs) National Occupational Competency Profiles (Canadian) Cast: George Hatch – connect at CoAEMSP Greg Friese – connect at EverydayEMSTips.com Rob Theriault – connect at Paramedic Tutor Bill Toon – connect on Twitter, @wftoon [...]
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 [...]
Guest Chris Hendricks discusses Field Instruction of new employees. Chris was a field instructor at Pridemark Paramedic Services for more than five years and has field-instructed over 50 EMTs and paramedics. He currently works as a nurse, paramedic, author and educator in Colorado. He welcomes your questions and comments at email@example.com. Chris authored a four-part series of articles available at EMSResponder.com on Field Instruction. EMS Field Instruction: Part 1 EMS Field Instruction: Part 2: Adult Learning EMS Field Instruction: Part 3: How to be an Effective Field Instructor EMS Field Instruction: Part 4: How to Get the Most out of [...]
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 [...]