Joseph Yow
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  • High Point, NC
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Joseph Yow replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Getting Accredited in the group North Carolina EMS
"Thanks! I will. I appreciate it a lot, Bradley, JR "
Dec 26, 2012
Bradley Dean replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Getting Accredited in the group North Carolina EMS
"Hey...give me a call in the office tomorrow or Friday.  "
Dec 26, 2012
Joseph Yow replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Getting Accredited in the group North Carolina EMS
"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…"
Dec 24, 2012
Joseph Yow added a discussion to the group North Carolina EMS
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Getting Accredited

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Dec 24, 2012
Joseph Yow replied to Lee V. Rosato's discussion How many ways can you calculate Dopamine in the group EMS Instructors
"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. Ex.: 5mcg/kg/min…"
Jun 30, 2010
Joseph Yow replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Single Text vs. Multiple Texts for Paramedic Programs in the group EMS Instructors
"Thanks very much for the input. I like your blog site, by the way. Lots of great info. "
May 8, 2010
Rob Theriault replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Single Text vs. Multiple Texts for Paramedic Programs in the group EMS Instructors
"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…"
May 8, 2010
Dennis Parker replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Single Text vs. Multiple Texts for Paramedic Programs in the group EMS Instructors
"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…"
Apr 27, 2010
Dave Springer replied to Joseph Yow's discussion Single Text vs. Multiple Texts for Paramedic Programs in the group EMS Instructors
"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."
Apr 25, 2010
Joseph Yow added a discussion to the group EMS Instructors
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Single Text vs. Multiple Texts for Paramedic Programs

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
Apr 25, 2010
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EMS Insider

Welcome, subscribers and fans of the EMS Insider -- the newsletter that reaches top-level EMS decision-makers and provides strategic information on the EMS profession.
Apr 25, 2010
Joseph Yow left a comment for Jonathan Gilliam
"I'm fine, Jon. I hope you are. Have a good holiday!"
Dec 26, 2009
Joseph Yow and Jonathan Gilliam are now friends
Dec 26, 2009
Joseph Yow added a discussion to the group North Carolina EMS
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Discovery about Emergency Medicine Today - Interesting and Troubling

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
Dec 25, 2009
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Tricks of the Trade

A resource for sharing best practices and techniques in an effort to increase work flow efficiencies in EMS. Please feel free to share your trick of the trade.
Sep 12, 2009
Joseph Yow replied to Judith's discussion Anyone know if there is a National approved med lists for medics?? in the group EMS Instructors
"Bretylium has been gone a long time, but I still see it in a lot of reference books and websites. I guess untill it filters out of all the tests out there, it'll keep showing up. "
Aug 9, 2009

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Employer/Affiliation
Instructor/Educator
Primary Agency/Department Type
Educational
Primary Department/Agency Name
Guilford Technical Community College
Years in EMS/Public Safety
29
Other Past or Current Departments
Rockingham County (NC) EMS
Guilford County (NC) EMS
Pleasant Garden (NC) Fire Department
Day Job
Paramedic Instructor
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Married

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At 8:24pm on December 26, 2009, Jonathan Gilliam said…
The holidays over here are a bit different, but they were really good. Hope the same went for you.
 
 
 
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