In episode 395 of the MedicCast Rom Duckworth and I discuss best practices for live online EMS training. Watch and listen using this video or visit the MedicCast where you can also subscribe to all episodes of the MedicCast.
Screenshots are a valuable tool to teach students and personnel how to use the software they use on the job – scheduling, ePCR, online training, etc. Screenshots are also potentially valuable for us, as educators and trainers, to see what remote personnel are seeing on their screen. In addition to “PrtScrn” (Print Screen) this tutorial shows 3 […]
Stephanie Limmer had been posting about her journey through EMT school. In a final post she reminds us that often the most difficult part of EMT or paramedic training is balancing all of the other responsibilities we have outside of class. Sometimes students stay in class way too long, further exacerbating home and work problems, […]
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. The opportunity to be grateful for the past year coupled with time with friends and family, great food, and a few days off of work is wonderful. If you are working today or during the weekend, thanks for your service to your community. I am thankful: For my career in […]
A few weeks ago I received my evaluations from participants in my two sessions at EMS World Expo 2011. I presented two sessions: Trends in Online Emergency Responder Education (view the slides) Using Social Media to Market your EMS Agency (view the slides) The evaluation scores and comments are about what I expected. I thought […]
Last week I presented at the Ohio Society of Fire Service Instructors Symposium on the topics of online education and social media content creation. I also had a chance to share some general classroom teaching tips. These are my three best: 1. Start on time and end on time. You can’t always control the start […]
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 […]
One of my favorite alternate posting locations is EMS1. com. I appreciate their recent publication of “The Benefits of Online EMS Education.” Is your department using online education for initial, refresher, or recertification training? What is working well and what could be better?
Slides from my 2011 EMS World Expo presentation, Trends in Online Emergency Responder Education. Trends in online emergency responder education View more presentations from Greg Friese. If you are interested in having me present this or other topics at your conference please contact me.
Three EMS Education Uses for Google+. Updated July 24, 2012. 1. Virtual Office hours using the group video chat feature, Hangouts 2. Patient assessment case studies by starting a post and answering questions (or use the Huddle group chat) about the patient using the comments 3. Remotely viewing patient assessment simulations using the Hangout group video […]