On this episode of the EMSEduCast Chris Kaiser paramedic, firefighter, and blogger discuss his recent article “Saved by the Bell? High School Student EMS.” The article and our discussion centered on is high school student receiving EMT training and working within EMS. How young is too young? Are these youthful providers our future or a hindrance? After listening to this podcast, share your thoughts with us or ask questions about this topic at Facebook.com/EMSEduCast. Saved by the Bell? High School Student EMS Post 53 Mass. revokes the licenses of 211 EMTs Cast Chris Kaiser -connect at LifeUndertheLights.com Greg Friese – connect [...]
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On this episode of the EMSEduCast EMS Chief Skip Kirkwood discusses the importance of a four year and advanced degrees for EMS professionals. The conversation starts with an overview of a two part series he and Raphael M. Barishansky wrote for EMS Magazine. The discussion included different types of degrees, obstacles to completing agree, tips for selecting an education program, and the importance of advanced education for EMS professionals. Do you believe it is important for paramedics to have a four year degree? How about an advanced degree for supervisors and administrators? Please share with us and ask more questions [...]
On this episode of the EMSEduCast photographer, graphic designer, and EMS educator Kyle Bates led a conversation about incorporating photography and visual design into PowerPoint presentations for lecture and case scenario discussions. The discussion included where to find photos, tips for photo composition, ways to use and acquire screen casts, the importance of image releases, and the meaning of fair use and copyright. Do you take your own images for use in class lectures? What are your good PowerPoint practices? Please share with us and ask more questions about this topic at Facebook.com/EMSEduCast. This episode also started with a special [...]