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Realistic scenarios that reflect the patients EMTs and paramedics regularly encounter are critical to preparing students for the challenges of the EMS profession
In the low- stakes environment of play, theory meets practice, allowing students to cultivate adaptable analytical and interpersonal skills
Teaching EMTs the three key critical thinking skills
The 25 new recommendations from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association are designed to take a more holistic approach to concussion management and how it affects patient care and outcomes
Los Alamitos High School will use the simulator in its training to prepare students for EMT certification
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Avery Pitts’s family house fire led him to a desire for emergency services work
Tips for navigating prehospital airway management techniques and challenges
Austin-Travis County EMS treated three adults, one suffering from life-threatening injuries
Twenty Norsemen football players and four coaches sat down in Bingham Township to become certified in CPR
The Geisinger Wyoming Valley announced a mass casualty incident to increase ED staffing
Bettendorf High School students apprentice as vehicle service technicians before gaining national registry certification and work as an EMT
Students need to feel challenged, and making them think is a win-win
EmergyCare’s Camp EMS offers a view into a career in EMS with hands-on training and demonstrations
A message to graduating EMT students
Brian Hathaway shares the Spirit EMS approach to attracting and retaining new recruits
Laguna Beach theater students used their makeup, costume skills to play the part of patients for EMT students
Careerline Tech Center students worked through several scenarios evaluating their skills as they prepare for a career in EMS
To improve the current system, the CAAHEP and CoAEMSP plan to launch voluntary AEMT accreditation
“I started doing what we learned,” said Giselle Torres, a student in an EMS class at the Careerline Tech Center
Teaching research in the context of clinical care with effective, meaningful learning experiences
Are you fluent in medical shorthand? Check out this list of abbreviations and download a copy of PDF flashcards to test yourself
Our cohosts go deep on what constitutes a full EMS educational experience and how instructors can provide a full picture of the profession for their students
A helicopter landed on the school’s football field to transport a student after a possible fall
We can add “passionate” into our wish list in EMS educators, but can we demand it? Can we measure it?
From equipment hacks to patient care tips and interview coaching for new recruits, these providers are educating others on the popular social media app
Elevate safety for yourself, your team and the patient to a principle and the most important thing throughout the call
“There were insufficient facts to determine if the testing process was violated by the other members of the class,” a D.C. Fire and EMS spokeswoman said
In this episode, our co-hosts discuss an article from Andrea Abbas on five flaws that trip leaders up and cause a disconnect with field crews