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Random Thoughts from a Reader

In the weekly email to readers I have been asking for news and updates. Reader “Steve” provided this reply. With his permission I am posting it for all Everyday EMS Tips readers. Thanks “Steve.” Went to my first JEMS conference… 7 out of the 10 classes I took taught me nothing new. 3¬†classes were life […]

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Train Better CentreLearn Admin Conference: #EMSToday Day 1

Good morning from EMS Today is damp Washington D.C. Today the CentreLearn team is delivering a day-long training workshop to our learning management system administrators from across the United States and Canada. Tonight I am looking forward to attending the EMS10 Awards dinner to meet and learn about the 2012 award winners. Photo from the […]

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EMS Education Tips

Alternate Posting Location: Tailoring Learning to the Learner

In Tailoring Learning to the Learner, from the February 2013 issue of EMS World magazine, I challenge the system and process for continuing education and suggest three pillars for continuous learning: Data-driven education Development of expertise Assigned education This article builds off of ideas I presented in EMS Professionals are Fed Up with CE and […]

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Video: Conversation with Chris Montera at #EMSToday2012

In this short video from the MedicCast I talk to Chris Montera at EMS Today 2012 about the conference and exhibit hall. Our interview was short because the pipes and drums walked right past our filming location. Video link. Enjoy.

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#EMSToday App: 3 Lists of 3 about EMS2Go 2012

The EMS Today Conference and Exhibit hall had its own Android and iPhone App called EMS2Go 2012. I installed the app on my Android phone the first day of ¬†the show and tried to use it throughout my time at EMS Today. 3 Ways I used EMS2Go 1. Find vendors. My top use of the […]

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Reading Speed and EMS Continuing Education #EMSToday

At EMS Today, during my presentation on EMS Continuing Education, I discussed the oddity of magazine article based CE that awards an hour or hour and a half of CE for reading 2000-4000 words. Part of the presentation was a timed reading exercise. Participants read about 200 words of text on the screen and clicked […]

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7 Quick Thoughts Post #EMSToday 2012

I am home from EMS Today. I had a great time presenting, meeting the 2012 EMS10 Innovation Award winners, attending the premier of Code STEMI, and visiting with many EMS friends from around the world. Some quick thoughts post EMS Today: 1. The Social Medic is posting reviews of the sessions he is attending, www.thesocialmedic.net […]

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Slides: Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving #EMSToday

Slides from my March 1, 2012 presentation at the EMS Today conference in Baltimore. Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving? View more presentations from Greg Friese.

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Slides: EMS Professionals are Fed Up with CE #EMSToday 2012

This morning at EMS Today 2012 I am presenting “EMS Professionals are Fed Up with Continuing Education and What to Do About It.” These are the slides I presented. Missing from the slides is the interactive polling questions that were answered by the audience. Also missing is the outstanding questions asked by the audience. Finally, […]

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Infographic: Cheating and Academic Dishonesty

A week from today I am presenting “Is it Cheating or is it Group Problem Solving” at EMS Today. During my research I found this infographic at Schools.com Have you seen cheating in your EMT or Paramedic education program? Which forms of cheating do you think are most common? Which types of cheating are most […]