Foundations for the Practice of EMS Education

Foundations for the Practice of EMS Education

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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.show more

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  • Paperback | 364 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.1 x 20.3mm | 521.64g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • Revised of "The Miracle of Col ed.
  • 0131194356
  • 9780131194359

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"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.show more

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.  show more

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