Public Safety Group Blog

Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on 4/11/16 4:47 PM

Bob Elling, MPA, EMT-P

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Topics: Safety, training, CPR & AED, EMS, Fire, safety

Navigate 2 Customer Satisfaction Survey [Results]

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on 4/7/16 11:08 AM

The results are in!

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Topics: Public Safety, Safety, training, EMS, Fire, safety

Student Focus Group Indicates that Navigate 2 Improves Student Learning

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on 4/27/15 1:40 PM

This winter, Jones & Bartlett Learning conducted a focus group with students in a Fire Officer course on our Navigate 2 platform. Navigate 2 combines interactive content with student practice activities and assessments. The technology and content of Navigate 2 is designed to expand the reach of the classroom. Navigate 2 classes can be taught online, in the classroom, or as a hybrid of both.

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Topics: training, education, EMS, Fire, First Responder, Navigate, Test Prep

Student Focus Group Concludes Navigate 2 with Interactive eBook Will Improve Learning

Posted by Katie Hennessy on 2/13/15 4:14 PM

Last fall, we conducted a focus group with students at Glendale Community College on Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Fundamentals of Microbiology, Tenth Edition, based on the classic undergraduate microbiology text by Jeffrey C. Pommerville. During the focus group, students received a product demonstration of Navigate 2 Advantage Access, including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, assessments, and practice activities. After the demonstration, students completed a survey on their initial reactions, carried out a set of tasks, and provided their feedback on the Navigate 2 user experience as a whole from the student perspective. Read the complete case study now.

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Topics: training, EMS, Fire, First Responder, Navigate

An Emergency Medical Responder Training Success Story

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on 3/27/14 11:03 AM

Last year, educators at Bristol-Plymouth Regional Technical School reached out to Jordan Khoury REMT-B I/C to teach an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course for a group of students in their senior class. Due to student's busy schedules, it was decided that the blended training model would be ideal for both students and instructors. This was the first time the school offered an EMR course and according to Khoury, it was a success:

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Topics: training, Emergency Medical Services, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), First Responder

How a Real Instructor Uses Technology in His Course

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on 3/24/14 2:14 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 3/19/14 4:35 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