Stethoscope, Smartphone, Trauma Shears, Gloves and Pistol

If I was casting and outfitting an actor to play the role of paramedic on television I would make sure their costume, for the sake of authenticity, included: Stethoscope, casually slung around the neck or half tucked into a cargo pocket Smartphone, holstered on a tactical belt in an Otter Box or other type of […]

EMS Education Tips

Multiple Choice Quiz Writing: Terminology

As with anything, quiz question writing has its own set of jargon. Stem – The question. Avoid negative in the stem. “Which of the terms is NOT important?” Match your stems to your objectives. List the objectives on the assessment and write questions for each objective. Write clear and concise stems that the learner should […]