Our friend, Becky Valentine, posted a note on her Facebook page telling a story where she heard a student waiting to take their final practical ask, “Is it a fail if you kill the patient?” It is a great anecdote—and one of the many questions our students ask that make us both smile and shake […]
Much is said today about the tech-enabled classroom. Simulation, classroom response systems (polling) and gaming are becoming mainstream practices. These high tech methods create a dynamic classroom that appeals to students and provides solid education. But what about low tech? All too often EMS is an all-or-nothing proposition. In this case, either heavily reliant on […]
In our third annual round up of wishes for EMS Education we see two overall themes prevail. We have some new wishes and some oldie but goodie wishes (Hint: more Pathophys!)
We put weekly poll questions on our EMTReview.com site. They are designed to challenge students or highlight important topics. On one recent pathophysiology question, we noticed that very few students got the correct answer. The answers they chose showed very little understanding of pathophysiology. We probably don’t have to mention that one of the hallmarks […]
Limmer Creative has been posting our wishes for EMS education for a couple of years now. While 2016 was quite a year with intense politics and numerous celebrity deaths, let’s see how EMS fared this year by taking a look back at our 2016 list. Embrace the 2015 AHA Guidelines – Success We have (finally) […]
Whenever there are changes in practice, students and educators alike wonder (or more like agonize about) how and when the changes will be implemented on the NREMT exam. Fortunately, the NREMT is pretty straightforward with information in this regard. They have posted dates for American Heart Association changes and changes to bleeding control when tourniquets […]
We often see 2 types of students in the EMS classroom setting: the student with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the gifted learner. Could the strategies that help focus the ADHD student also help engage the gifted student?
Ask Me Anything: Online Webinars with Limmer Creative’s Dan Limmer The NREMT exam is rapidly approaching. You (your students) are beginning to worry. It is never too early to get into the mindset of preparation for the exam. Limmer Creative Co-founder and EMS author Dan Limmer is offering a series of “Ask Me Anything” sessions. Each […]
The flipped classroom downplays traditional lectures in favor of dynamic exercises in class and media-rich technology for class and home use. The emphasis is on practical application and discussion, rather than rote memorization. While there’s a bit of a tug-and-pull between flipped advocates and traditional educators, the truth is that EMS educators have been using […]
Limmer Creative and Pearson/Brady have teamed up to provide an exciting series of new webinars for EMS educators. Each webinar is hosted by an expert in the field and will last approx. 60 minutes including time for questions from the audience. Registration is required to get your unique link to the webinar.