1. Virtual and augmented reality games train teachers, first responders There are lots of ways to prepare teachers, students and first responders for an active shooter incident. A grant-funded project is using virtual reality (Military1.com) to simulate an active shooter incident at a school. “The United States Army and Homeland Security Department are in the midst […]
1. Jay Fitch, EMS leader, mentor and educator shares leadership insights In a 40 year career Jay Fitch has been a volunteer firefighter-EMT, paramedic, manager, mentor and owner. One of the things Jay does best is study, discuss and describe leadership. Read and aspire to continue your growth as a leader. 2. Rescue Me quiz […]
A panel of law enforcement and EMS experts discussed the risks of opioid exposure to police, fire and EMS in a panel discussion at EMS World Expo. To learn from the panel you can read this article What EMS providers need to know to protect themselves from fentanyl exposure and take a course from the EMS1Academy, Free […]
What type of EMT are you?
Limmer Creative created this fun quiz.
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. […]
App Information: EMT Tutor
This post was contributed by Micah Holmes of Code3Apps. Leave a comment about what makes a great EMS and you might get picked for a free EMT Tutor download code. The EMT Tutor (iTunes link) is an educational development app for the EMT. It was developed drawing from my knowledge and past experience, which includes […]
I just completed day 1 of an NREMT item writing workshop at NREMT headquarters in Columbus, Ohio. So far it has been a great experience and I have learned a lot about the process of constructing test items. Item Writer Selection The NREMT regularly invites EMS educators to apply to be item writers. I submitted […]
In the 1950s Benjamin Bloom led a group of psychologists to develop Bloom’s Taxonomy, a classification of the levels of learning. The taxonomy is a pyramid; the basic and bottom level of learning is knowledge. Building up, learners are expected at the next levels to apply, analyze, synthesize and finally evaluate the information they have […]
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 […]
It's Traumatic! Play the EMS1 Quiz Game
Play this month’s EMS1.com Quiz Game – It’s Traumatic.