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Alternate Posting Location: 3 Tips to Finding the Right EMT Course

New article posted at EMS1.com 3 tips to finding the right EMT course Please share your tips in the comments.

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Alternate Posting Location: Will we finish early?

The first question asked in nearly every EMS course I have ever participated in is, “Will we finish early?” Read how I respond to the question and related attitude towards learning in a recent EMS1.com column. EMS instructor: 3 ways to handle ‘Will we finish early?’  

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Reminders and Resources from our Friends

Stephanie Limmer had been posting about her journey through EMT school. In a final post she reminds us that often the most difficult part of EMT or paramedic training is balancing all of the other responsibilities we have outside of class. Sometimes students stay in class way too long, further exacerbating home and work problems, […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Gamify your Study Habits

Are you a gamer? Have you tried to “Gamify” your EMT Class Studying? I shared some ideas for gamification of your study habits in a recent EMS1.com column. Check it out and share your ideas. Are there any “hacks” for EMT class?

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Alternate Posting Locations: War Stories or Field Anecdotes

As an educator or training officer do you use war stories or field anecdotes? How do you use them and more importantly how do you know they add value to the student’s experience? As a student do you enjoy war stories? Do they enrich or distract from learning core principles? In my February EMS1.com tip […]

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Alternate Posting Locations: November 2011

EMS1.com Does Pranking Belong in EMS? I am not sure it belongs anywhere. How do you feel about pranking? EMT Class is Like a Marathon. Marathon running can be a metaphor for just about anything. Blog.CentreLearn.com Guest Post Welcome – guidelines and instructions New Portfolio: Emergency Management Institute Professional Development Series. We also have a […]

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Priority Posts from Outside the Service Area

I overheard some priority traffic from other EMS bloggers and education programs that I wanted to share with Everyday EMS Tips readers. Blog Posts 1. Sean from Medic Madness in a post titled “Consider Yourself Lucky”┬áreminds all of us that are able to work and have work to be grateful and not take our situation […]

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Step Off the Path to Mediocrity

Have you ever had a partner that said, “just make something up” or “we can just guess because nobody looks at those anyway” or “those forms don’t matter so stop filling them out.” Being complacent or complacency is making the choice to do things part way or not quite good enough. In the end it […]