Foundations for the Practice of EMS Education
For EMS and instructor development courses. Foundations for the Practice of EMS Education provides broad-based coverage of fundamental principles and practices of EMS education. The text provides clear, up-to-date information and references for more in-depth material, as well as examples and templates of many useful educational tools. Whether in fire-based, hospital-based, or higher education programs, the EMS educator will find practical information and guidelines for program planning, implementation, and evaluation for both pre-service and continuing education. This text covers all elements of the newly published NHTSA and National Association of EMS Educators guidelines for instructor development and future national certification/recognition. ******This title is also available as part of our Digital Library EMS Management Series, please visit www.bradybooks.com/dl to learn more.
- Paperback | 364 pages
- 177.8 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 521.64g
- 06 Oct 2005
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
- Revised of "The Miracle of Col ed.
Back cover copy
"Foundations for the Practice of EMS Education "provides broad-based coverage of fundamental principles and practices of EMS education. This book provides clear, up-to-date information and references for more in-depth material, as well as examples and templates of many useful educational tools. Whether in fire-based, hospital-based, or higher education programs, the EMS educator will find practical information and guidelines for program planning, implementation, and evaluation for both pre-service and continuing education. The book covers the needs and characteristics of adult learners, models and theories of learning, teaching-learning techniques, and legal and administrative considerations in EMS education. Beginning instructors, practicing instructors, educational program directors and medical directors can all find the information they need to offer a high-quality educational program. All EMS educators (as either an instructor development course textbook or reference) and EMS education program and medical directors. Fire department- based, hospital-based, and higher education based programs.
Table of contents
SECTION I: FOUNDATIONS OF EMS EDUCATION. 1. The Context of EMS Education. 2. Philosophical Foundations of Education. 3. Ethics, Standards, and Legal Considerations in EMS Education. SECTION II: CONTEXTS AND SETTINGS OF PRACTICE. 4. Institutions, Settings, and Types of Programs. SECTION III: THE EMS EDUCATOR. 5. Qualities, Competencies, Roles & Responsibilities of EMS Educators. SECTION IV: LEARNERS AND LEARNING. 6. The Traits & Needs of Learners. 7. The Psychology of Learning. SECTION V: PROGRAM PLANNING AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT. 8. Overview of the Educational Planning and Curriculum Development Processes. 9. Determining Educational Needs. 10. Developing Instructional Objectives. 11. Packaging the Curriculum. SECTION VI: EVALUATION. 12. Program Evaluation. 13. Educational Measurement. 14. Student Evaluation & Remediation. SECTION VII: DELIVERY OF EDUCATION. 15. Selection of Materials and Media. 16. Preparing the Lesson Plan. 17. Teaching Methods. 18. Classroom Management. 19. Considerations in Laboratory and Clinical Settings. SECTION VIII: ADMINISTRATION AND OVERSIGHT. 20. Roles and Responsibilities of Key Institutions and Personnel. SECTION IX: CAREER DEVELOPMENT. 21. Career & Professional Development.