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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

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

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

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

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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Dissertation writing tools and workflow

Dissertation writing tools and workflow

Now that my Master’s dissertation is done and submitted (and on its way to a decent mark hopefully!), I’ve been thinking about how my writing workflow has changed so much over the past few years to what is now a pretty organised, logical process that just makes sense. This is due in no small part […]

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Fanshawe Research & Innovation Day

Fanshawe Research & Innovation Day

I had the pleasure of seeing some of my students who are in 2nd year present their research projects at the Annual Fanshawe Research and Innovation Day (RID) held today in Fanshawe College. Well done to Paige, Mike, Jordan, Kelly, Brendan and Will!

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On open access…

On open access…

I made a big decision this week. It will likely have little impact on the world as a whole, but the principle, if followed by all who publish scientific articles, would change the landscape of academia forever. I’ve decided to publish open-access where at all possible going forward. Julia Belluz wrote an article back at […]

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