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Systems of Care and Continuous Quality Improvement

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Apr 11, 2016 4:47:55 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 Apr 7, 2016 11:08:40 AM

The results are in!

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

CPR and AED Awareness Week: How Proper Training Saves Lives

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jun 4, 2015 3:28:29 PM

On December 6, 2007, Congress passed a bill that designated the first week in June as “National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Week.” This designation is intended to promote the necessity of CPR and AED training and to reduce death from sudden cardiac arrest.

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Topics: training, Awareness, Certification, CPR & AED, education, First Responder, response

National CPR and AED Awareness Week

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jun 1, 2015 3:13:41 PM

The first week of June is National CPR and AED Awareness Week. This week is designed to bring attention to the importance of CPR and AED training.

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Topics: training, Awareness, Certification, CPR & AED, education, First Responder, response

Student Focus Group Indicates that Navigate 2 Improves Student Learning

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Apr 27, 2015 1:40:51 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 Feb 13, 2015 4:14:23 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

Join Us for Navigate Webinar Wednesdays!

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Jul 9, 2014 1:13:08 PM

You're invited!

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Topics: Online, training, Webinars/Workshops, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Fire, First Responder, Navigate

Do You Know a Deserving "Fire Explorer" Program?

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on May 20, 2014 9:39:55 AM

Tell Us How Your "Fire Explorers" Are Helping Your Community and They Could Win Up To $1,500 in Free Fire Fighter Field Guides!

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Topics: Safety, training, Fire, fire explorer, First Responder, Leadership

"Urban Shield: Boston"

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on May 2, 2014 4:15:55 PM

This weekend, first responders from Boston, Massachusetts, and surrounding communities will participate in the largest emergency training drill ever held in the Boston area. Hosted by Boston's Office of Emergency Management, the 24-hour critical training drill starts at 8 AM on Saturday, May 3 and is called "Urban Shield: Boston."

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Topics: Public Safety, training, Boston, EMS, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Fire, First Responder

An Emergency Medical Responder Training Success Story

Posted by Jessica Carmichael on Mar 27, 2014 11:03:13 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

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