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Student Explains Apps to Preceptors: Know Your Stuff Part 5

This guest post was submitted by paramedic student Steve Hays. He replied to the Everyday EMS Tips weekly enewsletter, “Do you know your stuff?” — My preceptors have been mixed on me using apps to reference meds. My response when they asked why was simple, “I’m not comfortable taking the risk of a medication error […]

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EMS Educators: Our Favorite Apps

During my NAEMSE Symposium presentation, Handheld Wizardary, I asked attendees to share their favorite apps.  I asked this question by text/email message using Many attendees replied to me with their favorite smartphone apps. Action Movie FX Chrome Browser Dropbox Epocrates Facebook Google Translate Instagram NAEMSE Symposium Guidebook Paramedic Protocol Provider Pepid Pocket RX Safe […]

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Reader Smartphone App Recommendations

An Everyday EMS Tips reader shared that these were a few of his favorite apps: Pill Identifier by EMS BLS guide by Informed MEDSCAPE MedWords OSHA Heat Safety Tool Other apps that have been brought to my attention Emergency Response Guide 2012 NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards Paramedic Protocol Provider Additional apps recommended […]

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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 […]