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More Fanshawe students published!

​Fanshawe Paramedic Program student Emily Weston has co-authored an article which has been published in the latest issue of Canadian Paramedicine. Canadian Paramedicine is the leading voice of Canadian paramedics, and is read by paramedics worldwide. Emily joined me, and Dr. Christine Tomkinson, a neurology resident physician in McMaster University, to author an article outlining…

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Premature Neonate Photos

I realised while looking online for a talk I was putting together that it is quite difficult to find photos of premature neonates that are free to re-use. In the spirit of open-access, here are photos I took myself, of my own kids (with my permission ) when they were 32/40 gestation in NICU. Several…

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Capnography Resources

A collection of resources pertaining to capnography and its utility in paramedicine. Shared here are the links to these resources, and some of my own created or derivative works. You are free to use these items within the terms of their original licence, and you are free to use materials created by me under a Creative…

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In-flight medical emergencies

I recently responded to three (yes, three) in flight medical emergencies with a fellow passenger who is a family physician…we basically worked a night shift on the red eye to the UK. While I have responded to in-flight medical emergencies before, this was certainly the most amount of times in one flight, and it was…

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Anatomy & Physiology I Resources

This post, and it’s accompanying post for A&P II are designed as a repository for resources used when teaching A&P to paramedic students. At Fanshawe College we use an entirely flipped curriculum, and use class time to complete learning activities that help to reinforce learning. These activities are also outlined in the various sections below….

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Free Meningitis eLearning Module

Here’s a link to a free, comprehensive meningitis learning module I created a few years ago, aimed at paramedics. It includes an overview of meningitis, epidemiology, assessment, management, and contains additional resources and a test-yourself quiz. Enjoy, please provide feedback if you wish by comment below! http://meningitis.alanbatt.net

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Anatomy & Physiology II Resources

This post, and it’s accompanying post for A&P I are designed as a repository for resources used when teaching A&P to paramedic students. At Fanshawe College we use an entirely flipped curriculum, and use class time to complete learning activities that help to reinforce learning. These activities are also outlined in the various sections below….

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Fisdap EMS Research Summit 2017

I’m just back from Minneapolis again after a great few days catching up with old friends and making new ones at the Fisdap EMS Research Summit. This year my group decided to look at CPAP application exposure among student paramedics, and in particular the geographical distribution of the therapy across the US. The variance among…

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An introduction to reflective practice for paramedics

Reflective practice is an important tool in practice-based professional learning settings where individuals learning from their own professional experiences, rather than from formal teaching or knowledge transfer. It is an important process in continuous professional competency and development. Reflection is nothing to be scared of – we all reflect every day in different forms and about…

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Diploma of Paramedical Science RPL opportunity

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