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Alternate Posting Locations October 2011

Blog.CentreLearn.com – My day job is being the Director of Education for CentreLearn Solutions. I add about two posts a week to the CentreLearn blog and manage our social media accounts. Top Questions about CL Courses for Firefighters, Paramedics, and EMTs Build your own Online Training Content FDA Drug Safety Communication on Zofran – this […]

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Multiple Choice Question Writing: Bloom's Taxonomy

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 […]

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Cold Weather Patient Care Tips

I was just asked for my tips for patient assessment and care in cold weather. These are my tips. What would you add? 1. Carry a pair of wind/rain pants in the ambulance. Don whenever you might be outside for an extended period of time, kneeling on wet or cold ground, or walking through the […]

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5 Tips for Engaging a Pediatric Patient's Parents

I was recently asked about my tips for engaging with a pediatric patient’s parents. The timing was perfect because I was coming up to a deadline for my monthly EMS1.com column. How to Deal with Parents at EMS1.com. //

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Link: 28 Patient Assessment Tips

Check out this list of Patient Assessment Tips from some top EMS educators and authors like Carl Post, Mike Smith, Katherine West, Jim Augustine, Dan Limmer, and Ray Barishansky¬†¬†at EMSResponder.com. What patient assessment tips are missing from this list? For more great tips, resources, and study aids become a premium member of the MedicCast extra […]

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10 Tips for Blood Pressure Assessment

Read ten quick tips for blood pressure assessment in the Everyday EMS Tips column at EMS1.com. Blood pressure is a measure of perfusion pressure during the contraction and refilling phases of the heart beat. Like any vital sign it is most useful when it is trending over time. Updated 11/16/2011Read Kelly Grayson’s blood pressure assessment […]

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Back to School Tips for EMT and Paramedic Students

The fliers are out, the merchandise is on the shelves, and it is impossible to avoid the fact that a new school year is only weeks away. As a new EMS student, you can prepare for your school year by using these 5 Everyday EMS Tips to immerse yourself in the emergency medical field. 1. […]