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Event Review: Human Patient Simulation Network Conference

David Blevins, Paramedic Program Director, contributed this review of the 2012 Human Patient Simulation Network Conference. If you would like to contribute an event review or guest post see the guidelines.¬† HPSN12,¬†Tampa Florida 29 February 2012 – 1 March 2012 What seemed to be a perfectly calm day in the middle of the week turned […]

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Video: Cheating in EMS and Fire

I recorded this video interview with Chris Montera at Pinnacle EMS 2010 in Miami for EMS1.com. In our conversation we discuss cheating in fire and EMS education, the responsibilities of students and educators, and the implications on content developers. Developing more engaging and interesting educational content often comes at the expense of time and energy […]

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Calculation for Medication Administration

This is a guest app review by David S. Pomerantz, paramedic and educator. If you want to guest post or review on this blog, check out the guidelines here. As a Paramedic working in Florida I have interacted with many Paramedic students who admit that they want to be a Paramedic, but are concerned with […]

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Health and Wellness

Alternate Posting Location: Tips for Running while Traveling

Shared some tips for running out of town, while traveling on the Loving the Run blog yesterday. Last night I ran at a health club near my hotel in Columbus, Ohio. Today I am giving several presentations at the Ohio Society of Fire Service Instructors Symposium. Trends in Online Education Social Media Content Creation Learning […]

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News and Events

NAEMSE Symposium 2011: Event Recap

Sunday I returned from 5 days at the National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Symposium in Reno, Nevada. The Symposium draws educators from throughout North America and beyond for several days of education, networking, and socializing. Enhanced Visual Presentations On Thursday I presented Enhanced Visual Presentations with Kyle David Bates. The emphasis of the workshop […]

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EMS Tips

Question: Resources to Learn more about Bath Salts

A reader writes, “I need to create a training program about Bath Salts. Where can I find information to build the training program?” PA DOH Fact Sheet EMS1.com video EMS1.com article EMS1.com article Bath Salts Prompt State Bans JEMS article New Drug Has Dangerous Patient Potential Northeastern Maine EMS Bath Salts Information EMS World article […]

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Continuing Education

NAEMT Safety Course: Pinellas County Florida October 27

For the last six months I have been assisting a NAEMT expert committee on the development of a new 1 day course focused on EMS practitioner safety. My role has been to assist in the production of instructional materials for the content developed by an outstanding group of subject matter experts. Beta Testing The Safety […]