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.
Does EMS training make witnessing death more complicated than it has to be? Dan shares a story of a death he witnessed and what his responsibility was in that situation.
EMTReview.com is the First Website of its Kind to be a Finalist for the Award KENNEBUNK, Maine – September 09, 2016 – Limmer Creative announced that its NREMT test prep site, EMTReview.com, is included in EMS World’s list of finalists for the Top Innovation Award. Launched in April of this year, EMTReview.com is the only EMS […]
It has been 50 years since the EMS White Paper was released. In that short time, EMS has transcended early expectations of trauma-focused service into an EMS system that has strong roots in healthcare. Whether it is Medicare, private insurance or Mobile Integrated Healthcare, EMS providers and systems are more deeply intertwined with the federal […]
Cupping is a traditional Chinese medicine modality. Practiced for centuries, it has again come into the forefront in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio where millions of people saw the dark circular marks on the back and torso of swimmer Michael Phelps as well as other athletes. In cupping, suction is created over the skin […]
Differential diagnosis is a hallmark skill for EMTs, AEMTs and paramedics. EMS has progressed beyond the “EMS doesn’t diagnose” days to become a critical thinking-oriented practice in which differential diagnosis is necessary. There’s a tenet stating that 90% of emergency medicine happens in the cognitive domain—the realm of thought. Although EMS providers’ practice is guided […]