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7 Webinar Presentation Tips for EMS and Fire Educators

Webinars (also known as web meetings or web conferences) are great techniques for presenting EMS or fire education to a geographically distributed audience. There are plenty of free or inexpensive tools for web meetings like Skype, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, or Google+. I have also used WebEx and some other types that I can’t recall. Webinars are […]

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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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Webinar Announcement: Integrating Smartphones into EMS Education

I will be delivering a NAEMSE educator webinar on February 13, 2013. Visit NAEMSE.com/Webinars for more information and to register. This will be an update of the presentation I gave at EMS World Expo 2012.

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Posts Outside the Service Area January 2013: Always Opportunities to Learn More

I will be the Wisconsin EMS Association meeting this weekend in the great city of Milwaukee. If you are there look for me at the CentreLearn booth (#110), in the general sessions, or at the Milwaukee Admirals game Friday night. The world famous University of Wisconsin Varsity Band is playing at the Admirals game so […]

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December Mailbag: Cheese Box Edition

You know it is Christmas in Wisconsin when a box of cheese arrives. If you’re going to send something other than cheese, coffee and brined pecans is a great alternative. I also received this promotional box from Zanfel. I wandered into their virtual exhibit booth at an FDIC online conference and they sent me this […]

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Alternate Posting Location: Social media use – rules and regulations for EMS

Notes and follow-up of the co-presentation, Social media use: Rules and regulations for EMS, I did with Chief Kirkwood at EMS World Expo 2012 in this recent EMS1.com column. Other EMS1.com columns on social media topics: Memo: social media training for the paramedic class of 2013 Use social media to make the most of EMS World […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Books, Apps, and Blogs for November 2012

Books Paramedic and Mortician Matthew Sias published a memoir and collection of experiences,  Apps At the start of the month EMS1.com and Limmer Creative launched two new apps: 101 Last Minute Study Tips. There are two versions – EMT and Paramedic – and both are available for the iPhone and Android. I met Blanton Marchese at […]

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EMSEduCast Episodes Recorded at EMS World Expo 2012

Episodes 149 and 150, recorded at the 2012 EMS World Expo in New Orleans are now available. You can also watch video of the episodes recorded from the Physio-control podcasting studio. Episode 149 was sponsored by Aladtec, creators of the excellent EMS scheduling app EMS Manager. Episode 150 was sponsored by Dr. Ken Grauer, author […]

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Posts Outside the Service Area: Best of EMS World Expo 2012 #EMSWorldExpo

Blog Posts The Rogue Medic was reported to be at EMS World Expo. His many blog posts about the sessions he attended should suffice as proof that he was there. If you had a Rogue Medic sighting please provide forensic evidence that he exists as more than simply a smiley face. Rogue’s posts: Misrepresenting Current […]

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3 Lists of 3 After EMS World Expo 2012

3 Ideas to Improve EMS World Expo 1. Shorter presentations or quick fire presentations with a series of presenters that each have 10-15 minutes to present a single idea, topic, or technique. 2. Online conference that features the “Best of” EMS World Expo. The top rated speaker from each track is invited to give a […]