Paramedics and paramedic students, subscribe to Medic Mindset podcast. You can find the podcast, four episodes and counting, on: iTunes SoundCloud MedicMindset.com After the Ambulance Driver, Kelly Grayson, mentioned the Medic Mindset podcast I give it a listen. The content, flow of conversation and questions are outstanding. Ginger Locke, the show host, facilitates an informative and […]
For EMT, paramedic students and new EMS providers learning the jargon of EMS is an important step in the progression from zero to hero. There are lots of ways to learn acronyms: Create your own flashcards or use online flashcards. Hand write acronyms and abbreviations with their meaning. Complete online quizzes which include terms, acronyms […]
This guest post was submitted by paramedic student Steve Hays. He replied to the Everyday EMS Tips weekly enewsletter, “Do you know your stuff?” — My preceptors have been mixed on me using apps to reference meds. My response when they asked why was simple, “I’m not comfortable taking the risk of a medication error […]
I rarely watch live television, but as I zipped through commercials with the DVR this Microsoft advertisement caught my eye. Personally, I would be more likely to purchase a Chromebook, but she makes a pretty good case for this Windows 8 2-in-1 device.
Join me on Thursday, April 4 at 1 PM CT, for a HealthONE EMS educator webinar. Topic: Cheating in EMS Education Register now! Description: Well publicized cheating scandals have led to suspension without pay, termination of employment, and shuttering of EMS education programs. More importantly cheating causes an erosion of the public trust in EMS […]
Jim Hoffman shares some of his best study tips for EMT and Paramedic students in this video: Get ahead with EMS Boot Camp. Click here for more information and to sign up for the EMS Exam Boot Camp video recording.
Are you a gamer? Have you tried to “Gamify” your EMT Class Studying? I shared some ideas for gamification of your study habits in a recent EMS1.com column. Check it out and share your ideas. Are there any “hacks” for EMT class?
Even though my official family motto is “Can I make a Suggestion.” (note that is with a period and not a question mark) I often struggle with responding to feature requests and service improvement suggestions on the education programs I create. Over time I have developed a set of general replies that are finessed to […]
Thanks to paramedic educator Chris Cannon for this guest post. If you would like to guest post or review on Everyday EMS Tips check out the guidelines here. “Hold it all dainty-like when you enter the mouth…” That was the statement from one of our paramedic students today during component skills labs, after I reminded them to […]