(As known today and supported with evidence) I have been frustrated by the flood of misinformation, dangerous myths, and fear-based speculations that seem ever present during this crisis. As such, I have put together some of what is known today, as supported by published evidence. First off, no disease follows a specific set of rules or guidelines for presentation. COVID-19 is no different. It is … Continue reading COVID-19 Symptom Progression
Open textbooks are textbooks that have been funded, published, and licensed to be freely used, adapted, and distributed. These books have been reviewed by faculty from a variety of colleges and universities to assess their quality. These books can be downloaded for no cost, or printed at low cost. All textbooks are either used at multiple higher education institutions; or affiliated with an institution, scholarly society, or professional organization. Continue reading Paramedic Open Textbook Project
What is an Open Textbook? An open textbook is a textbook licensed under an open copyright license and made available online to be freely used by students, teachers, and members of the public. They are available for free as online versions and in a variety of file formats (e.g., for eReaders, editable files like XML and HTML), and as low-cost printed versions, should students or faculty … Continue reading The Paramedic Open Textbook Project
Shining a light on the issue or PTSD and paramedic suicide, After The Sirens hopes to spark a conversation that leads to change. #EndStigma Continue reading Who cares for the caretakers?
Design principles sound like something reserved for artists, graphic designers and hipsters. In fact, design principles are a tool to help ensure better, more consistent experiences for a user. The user can be an organizations team members, customers, clients, or in our case – the student. Continue reading Design Principles: The Paramedic Educator
It surprises me how often I am asked why the Paramedic Program at Fanshawe College (London, Ontario) began teaching evidence-based medicine and why so much focus on cultivating research literacy and Continue reading Why Research Was Integrated into the Curriculum for Paramedic Students at Fanshawe College