My favorite from presentation on Handheld Wizardry: smartphones in education… “Students are using technology whether it is appreciated or not, so nice to hear of ways to use to instructor’s advantage.” Presentation slides and notes.
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?’
At the Colorado EMS Educator Symposium I used PollEverywhere.com to ask the audience several questions. I then riffed off the answers and facilitated audience participation related to the question and answers. The polls were embedded in the PowerPoint slides, available for viewing here. Two of the poll results are below:
At the 2014 Colorado EMS Educator Symposium I presented Hanheld Wizardry and Cheating in EMS education during two concurrent sessions. View the symposium brochure. Handheld Wizardry Integrating Smartphones and Tablet Devices into EMS Education Presented to Colorado EMS Educator Symposium from Greg Friese Smartphone Apps recommended by Everyday EMS Tips readers. Documents and webpages mentioned in this […]
Spring 2014 Tour Dates
I have a busy March, April, May, and June travel schedule. The best part of all this travel is the time with friends and family. My tour dates/ports of call. Milwaukee Arizona – Phoenix, Cave Creek, Flagstaff, Grand Canyon Milwaukee, again Olathe, Kansas Liberty, Missouri Madison, Wisconsin Minnesota – Hinkley, Minneapolis Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania Denver, Colorado Indianapolis, Indiana Wisconsin […]
Important News: Medic 420 is on the Road
Just found this important news item on EMS1.com. Colo. unveils specialized ‘Medic 420’ transport unit Update: Friend of the blog, the Social Medic has scooped a similar story, Cannabulance Set To Hit Denver Streets Today. You might also enjoy this article from the archives. Prepare for looming oxygen shortage And this important tip on equipment calibration. Stethoscope […]
I am looking forward to presenting at the Colorado 2014 EMS Educator symposium in early May. Let me know if you are attending so we can connect. I am bringing my running shoes for some “altitude” training on Thursday night and Saturday morning.
Last night I heard the story of Ralph Carr, the Governor of Colorado, who fought against the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. I had never heard of Governor Carr, but was captivated by his story, as told by the author of the book Adam Schrager. The part of Governor Carr’s story that […]
2 weeks ago today I returned from the Pinnacle EMS Leadership conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pinnacle, sponsored by Fitch and Associates, is an annual gather of EMS leaders that represent all EMS service models. Pinnacle prides itself on staying focused on leadership development and fostering the development of agile EMS organizations. Focus on Leadership […]
Summer and Fall 2011 EMS conferences are accepting Speaker applications. Two that came to my inbox recently include: EMS Association of Colorado – call for presentations Alaska Annual EMS Symposium – call for presentations In this episode of the EMS Office Hours podcast I discuss ideas and tips to become a conference speaker with Jim […]