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3 Craigs List Uses for EMS Educators

I am a Craigs List junkie. I am always scouring for my next used bike or some other item of interest. Here are three EMS Education uses for Craigs List. 1. Buy/Sell training manikins. 2. Find free or buy gently used furniture for your simulation lab. 3. Find models with specific medical conditions for photo […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: the End of Summer

Great Stuff Cooking in EMS In the last two years the attention to safety from field providers to policy makers has increased exponentially. The Podmedic, Jamie Davis, and Carissa O’brien provided excellent video blogging coverage of the EMS Culture of Safety Conference. The Unwired Medic explains why ePocrates is the best app he has ever […]

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Social Media Usage for Paramedic Education

The Center for PARAMEDICS education program is impressively using social media tools to distribute education. Center for MEDICS YouTube Channel Center for MEDICS Flikr Stream EMS education programs can use social media tools like YouTube and Flickr to: 1. Post and share videos of proper assessment and treatment procedures for study and review 2. Promote […]

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Skype Usage Tips for Podcast Recording

The EMSEduCast – the podcast by and for EMS educators – is recorded using Skype’s group calling features. Here are some tips to get high quality sound and minimize delays, echos, background noise, and other sound imperfections: Free up as much computer resources as possible by shutting down any other applications running on your computer. […]

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EMSEduCast: 100th Episode and Going Strong!

In February of 2009 I suggested to Chris Montera that the EMS Garage podcast do a show about education topics. He suggested back that I start an EMS education podcast. Fast forward … the EMSEduCast – the podcast by and for EMS educators – just posted our 100th episode. Thanks to my wonderful co-hosts Chris […]

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Video: Use PowerPoint and Articulate to Create Flash Animations #Screenr

I leverage PowerPoint with Articulate Presenter to make elearning courses for EMTs, Paramedics, and Firefighters. This screencast demonstrates how I use PowerPoint and Articulate Presenter to Create Flash Animations.

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3 EMS Phrases I Detest

I detest the use of these three EMS phrases: 1) Stay and play 2) Load and go 3) Scoop and run Usage is 10x worse if said with air quotes. Instead I prefer terms like primary survey, secondary survey, focused history and physical exam, rapid transport, high priority transport, low priority transport, and interventions.

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5 Tips for Funding an Online College Degree

This is guest post from Rebecca Broyce. If you want to guest post or review on this blog check out the guidelines here. It is simply amazing all that can be done with you personal computer connected to the internet. Many people are working from home, researching new places to live, and even continuing their […]

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6 Tips to Use the Chronicles for EMS Education #CoEMS

A week ago Friday was the premiere of the Chronicles of EMS – episode 1 season 1. (view episode 1 in this EverydayEMSTips.com post). As I watched the episode for the premiere I had several ideas of how educators could use the episode in the classroom. Here are my Everyday EMS ideas. Please share your […]

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Top 5: CE Lessons for EMS professionals (#31daysofCE)

I produce and design online education lessons for RapidCE.com. Since 2004 my team of physicians, nurses, paramedics, and I have produced more than 125 lessons in categories of medial emergencies, trauma, environmental emergencies, patient assessment, pediatrics, geriatrics, and workplace health and safety. Many of you may need a few additional CE credits before March 31 […]