Earlier today I asked subscribers to the Everyday EMS Tips weekly enewsletter, “Do you know your stuff?” The response was rapid and overwhelming. Paramedics and Job Aids (or checklists or apps) Yesterday during the pediatric resuscitation webinar presented by Dr. Peter Antevy there was a discussion about using apps, job aids, and or checklists for […]
A reader asked, “In January I started EMT class. I am looking for resources to learn outside of classes?” Check out these blogs: Mediccast Blog and Podcast EMS Office Hours Blog and Podcast The EMT Spot Blog I have also heard great things about the apps from Limmer Creative.
During the holiday season you will likely have lots of opportunities to be with friends and families that don’t have CPR training. Encourage them to get training, download an app, and or watch videos. The University of Washington has a set of LearnCPR videos you can view and download. Infant CPR Infant CPR Video Infant […]
During my NAEMSE Symposium presentation, Handheld Wizardary, I asked attendees to share their favorite apps. I asked this question by text/email message using Remind101.com. Many attendees replied to me with their favorite smartphone apps. Action Movie FX Chrome Browser Dropbox Epocrates Facebook Google Translate Instagram NAEMSE Symposium Guidebook Paramedic Protocol Provider Pepid Pocket RX Safe […]
In a recent EMS1.com column I write about using a habit streaking app to accomplish health, fitness, and education goals. Turn a Goal into a Habit with a smartphone app at EMS1.com I also enjoyed this related article, Wanna Lose Weight? There is an App for That, on the Heart Healthy Runner blog.
Editors from major EMS publications have asked me to be on the lookout for “new, up and coming EMS authors.” Regular contributions to leading online EMS publications is a great opportunity for you to: refine your communication skills introduce your experience and niche expertise to an international audience help move the EMS profession forward In […]
I am running to commemorate the battles of Lexington and Concord, the opening battles of the American Revolution. How are you celebrating or recognizing Patriots’ Day. Learn about Patriots’ Day (which I learned is why my kids in Wisconsin are off of school today). Runner tracking with text alert or the official marathon app (I am bib 22515)
Monday morning I will join more than 27,000 other runners on the famous marathon route from Hopkington to Boston. Start I am grateful for the invitational entry I received and looking forward to the challenge and reward of Boston! I am starting about 10:40 in Wave 3 Corral 5 with other invitational entrants. Thus there […]
Does winter still have an icy grip on your service area? These are articles, podcasts, and more that caught my eye this month. What caught your attention? EMS Research Priorities Steve Whitehead asks, “What are the most pressing questions for EMS research?” I just recently renewed my lapsed subscription to the Journal of Prehospital Emergency […]
This is the SlideShare from the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) webinar I presented today. The topic was “Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education.” NAEMSE Webinar: Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education from Greg Friese