"Is there anyone out there willing to talk to me about the problems we have with our self study? We're told we have things wrong, but no clue about how to fix them.If you have weathered the process successfully and are willing to offer…"
"If you multiply (0.0341) x (the dose in mcg) x (the weight in pounds), you will have the gtt/min (or ml/hr) for a 60gtt set and an 800mcg/ml concentration. If you have a 1600mcg/ml concentration, do the above and cut it in half.
"We use the following for a 4 semester primary care paramedic program:
- a paramedic text and Canadian supplement
- A&P text
- Patho text
- cardiac dysrhythmia interpretation workbook
- 12 Lead ECG workbook
- Fitness and healthy life style…"
"At my program I have the students buy the Brady 5 volume set, an ECG text and the customary alphabet course books. The total cost is about $400.00. I have yet to find 1 primary text that doesn't need some supplement. The 5 volume set has far…"
"When I was in my very first advanced care class in 1979 we used Nancy Caroline as our "primary" text, but we also had several other books. Most of the programs I've been associated with since have done the same."
My EMS program relies on a single "primary reference" textbook, which paramedic students buy in the second semester. They use that text for most of the core EMS courses they take over five semesters. There have been some problems associated with this practice and we are considering changing to a textbook plan using a primary book or other resource for each course. The cost to the student would be about $200 more over the five semesters. Most of the students go out and buy additional resources…See More
I was talking to a contractor friend today. He mentioned doing some work at the Koury Convention Center in Greensboro, where EM Today is held every October. He said that he started talking to the maintenance people there and the talk turned to the worst conventions, in terms of how much repair and cleanup work there was to do. The general concensus was that the A&T Homecoming was the worst. My friend said one of the maintenance staff followed up with, "A close second has to be those damn…See More