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New EMS Scope of Practice another step on evidence-based future

The EMS profession, increasingly, is basing its use of medications and procedures on evidence. Either evidence supporting the continuation of an existing practice or the adoption of a new practice. Or the ceasing a practice not supported by evidence. Of course, some practices go away or enter the profession more quickly than others. Evidence is […]

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What the MUCC? Evidence based MCI triage method

The Model Uniform Core Criteria for Mass Casualty Incident Triage, or MUCC, is a standard set of guidelines that all mass casualty triage systems should follow. The MUCC is intended to ensure consistency among responders when triaging patients at a mass casualty incident. The SALT Triage System is the only triage method which currently meets the Model Uniform […]

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Ambulance Siren Doesn’t Help Patients

Turn off the lights. Turn off the sirens. Get to the patient safely and alive. The evidence for ambulance siren and red light use was the subject of a NHTSA Office of EMS Focus webinar. The most interesting (and new to me) discussion point is that ambulance siren and red light use may discourage some […]

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Capnography and Sepsis webinar – November 5

Learn about capnography and sepsis in a free webinar presented by Mike McEvoy. Tuesday, November 5, noon CT. Register! And view more resources on capnography.

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Do you know your stuff: Part 1

Earlier today I asked subscribers to the Everyday EMS Tips weekly enewsletter, “Do you know your stuff?” The response was rapid and overwhelming. Paramedics and Job Aids (or checklists or apps) Yesterday during the pediatric resuscitation webinar presented by Dr. Peter Antevy there was a discussion about using apps, job aids, and or checklists for […]

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Announcement: Pediatric Resuscitation Webinar from CentreLearn

Pre-hospital Pediatric Resuscitation – a paradigm shift Presented by Dr. Peter Antevy Tuesday, April 15, 2014 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Visit the CentreLearn blog to learn more and to reserve your seat for this free webinar for EMTs, AEMTs, and Paramedics. Please share this pediatric CE opportunity widely with your EMS colleagues and […]

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Announcement: Two Webinars for the Fire and EMS Training Officer or Educator

I am moderating two webinars on Thursday (12/12/13). Train Better with LearnEMS LearnEMS is the new online training system powered by CentreLearn. It is an easy to use training system for any EMS or fire organization to begin training online quickly using a built-in catalog of courses or an intuitive course builder. It is also […]

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SlideShare: Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving

Today, at 1 pm CT, I am presenting “Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving” to EMS Educators in the HealthONE webinar series. There is still time to register. I hope you can attend. These are the slides I am presenting. Is it Cheating or Group Problem Solving from Greg Friese

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Webinar: Cheating in EMS Education

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 […]

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7 Webinar Presentation Tips for EMS and Fire Educators

Webinars (also known as web meetings or web conferences) are great techniques for presenting EMS or fire education to a geographically distributed audience. There are plenty of free or inexpensive tools for web meetings like Skype, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, or Google+. I have also used WebEx and some other types that I can’t recall. Webinars are […]