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Posts Outside the Service Area: September 2013

Some of my top reads from September 2013: 4 Things to Know Before You Needle the Chest 7 Drugs that can Kill Kids in a Single Dose (also find a CE on this topic from Kyle David Bates, called Pediatric Ingestions, at RapidCE.com) The Silent Killer, suicide among EMS profesisonals Collar Only Spine Immobilization Celebrate […]

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Announcement: CE Webinars for EMTs and Paramedics from CentreLearn

In the next 30 days CentreLearn is presenting two continuing education webinars for EMTs and Paramedics. Pediatric Ingestions presented by Kyle David Bates. Click here to read the webinar objectives and register. Diver Down – SCUBA Emergencies¬†presented by Michael Fraley. Click here to read the webinar objectives and register. ¬†Continuing Education Hours have been applied […]

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NAEMSE 2012 Recap: Effective PowerPoint Slide Design

During Kyle Bate’s session (Doodle!) I made some notes about effective PowerPoint slide design. Kyle’s slides stood well above the many of the other NAEMSE presenters. Kyle effectively applies his experience as a professional graphic designer and photographer to his work as an EMS educator. These are some of the slide design techniques that stood […]

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NAEMSE 2012: Doodle Session Recap

At the 2012 NAEMSE Symposium I attended the session Doodle! Are Your Students Learning or Distracted? by Kyle David Bates. The session was packed with information about learning and distraction and several interactive exercises. I did my best to pay attention, scrawl lots of notes, and resist the temptation of checking my email or tweeting. […]

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Video: EMS Presentation Tips from Kyle Bates

Paramedic, EMS educator, graphic designer, photographer, and my good friend Kyle Bates shares some tips for new EMS instructors about making presentations and keeping PowerPoint slides simple and useful to the audience. ParamedicTV is powered by EMS1.com In a much older video I share 5 essential PowerPoint skills for EMS educators ParamedicTV is powered by […]

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National Association of EMS Educators Symposium 2011 #NAEMSE

Today I depart for Reno, Nevada for the 2011 National Association of EMS Educators Symposium. The annual event brings together paramedic and EMT educators from around the world for training, product evaluation, and networking. At NAEMSE I am looking forward to: 1. Co-Presenting Effective Visual Presentations with Kyle David Bates. We have previously presented this […]

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Pediatrics: Apparent Life Threatening Events

I just listened to episode 8 of the Pedi-U podcast hosted by Kyle Bates which focused on Apparent Life Threatening Events. Kyle and his expert panel discussed the sudden onset of apnea and unresponsiveness in pediatric patients. This is one of the BEST pediatric education sessions I have heard or seen – including lots of […]