On tonight’s EMS Educast Skip Kirkwood and Troy Hagen join the co-hosts Greg, Rob, and Bill to discuss the EMS-Field Training and Evaluation Program (EMS-FTEP™). The discussion focuses on the history, rational, and instructional methods of the EMS-FTEP™. Skip Kirkwood leads the Wake County EMS Division within the Wake County Department of EMS. Skip’s 33-year career includes line and leadership position in EMS agencies in eight states, including municipal, county, hospital-operated and community-owned EMS agencies. Skip is a well-known consultant, author and lecturer on a variety of EMS topics, including operations analysis, weapons of mass destruction, bioterrorism and major incident management. [...]
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In this episode of the EMSEduCast guest host Angel Burba discusses the book a Contemporary Approach with two of the authors. The guests have a wide ranging conversation about leadership, how leadership is unique and different from management, and how to teach leadership. Thanks Angel for guest hosting! Guest contact information: David T. Foster III dtfosterIII at gmail dot com Dr. Brent Goertzen bgoertze at fhsu dot edu David T. Foster III MLS, EMT-P David is a 36 yr veteran of EMS/Fire and he has been an Fire/EMS Educator for over 33 yrs. He is the Region 1 EMS Program [...]
On this episode of the EMSEduCast we discussed the EMS Voluntary Event Notification Tool (EVENT) with Matt Womble. Matt Womble has had a diverse career that has been fueled by a desire to improve the fractured and inefficient nature of the US healthcare system and improve the quality and consistency of care in EMS. His career began as firefighter/medic in both rural and urban settings in North Carolina, USA and these experiences led him to earn a Masters of Healthcare Administration (MHA) where he studied quality, finance, operations research and epidemiology. With advice from leadership within the National Highway Traffic [...]
On this special episode of the EMSEduCast Tim Perkins, PIO for the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride, tells us about the history of the ride, its mission, and the 2012 route. Make sure to visit their website, MuddyAngels.com, and become a Facebook fan of the National EMS Memorial Bike Ride. Finally, please thank the riders honoring our fallen EMS colleagues and the sponsors that help make the ride possible. Co-Hosts: Greg Friese – connect at Blog.CentreLearn.com and EverydayEMSTips.com Rob Theriault – connect at Blog: Paramedic Tutor, Twitter: @paramedic_tutor or at EMS Connect and JEMSConnect Bill Toon – connect on Twitter, [...]