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Drones: How New Technology is Helping Fire Fighters

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Apr 14, 2015 11:52:35 AM

As wildfires increase in frequency and intensity, fire fighters are utilizing all available technology to combat these dangerous infernos and keep their crews safe.

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Topics: Safety, technology, drones, Fire, First Responder, response

How a Real Instructor Uses Technology in His Course

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Mar 24, 2014 2:14:14 PM

By now, you have probably heard about new, innovative resources that are available to help instructors manage their courses and engage students in the learning process. You may have read about these resources in a recent product catalog, watched an online video showcasing how the resources work, or been given a one-on-one demonstration from your sales representative. While these resources are proven to be effective, it is hard for one to understand the benefits without trying them out or seeing how someone else uses the tools in their own course.

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Topics: instructor, technology, training, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Fire, First Responder, Leadership

Ben Clark Training Center Director and Educator Discuss How They Use Jones & Bartlett Learning Training Materials

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Mar 19, 2014 4:35:26 PM

Dr. Chris Nollette and Randy Nugent from the Ben Clark Training Center (BCTC) at Moreno Valley College recently shared their thoughts on the benefits of using educational resources from Jones & Bartlett Learning for their EMS and Fire training programs. Check out what they had to say:

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Topics: instructor, technology, training, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Fire, First Responder, Leadership

Putting Google Glass to Work for Public Safety Professionals

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Feb 12, 2014 10:38:02 AM

A North Carolina fire fighter has developed an app for Google Glass that he hopes will enable first responders to save time during an emergency. As a "Google Explorer," Patrick Jackson is a member of Google's Glass Explorer Program, which allows him to test the wearable technology before it goes to market. Right now, his app is geared towards assisting fire fighters in the field by displaying important information hands-free at the fire fighter's command. Relevant and timely information may include: dispatch data, location of emergency, nearest fire hydrants, etc.

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Topics: google, Public Safety, Safety, technology, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Fire, First Responder, response

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