2018

College of Emergency Dispatch

Maybe you’ve seen the College of Emergency Dispatch shirts many NAVIGATOR18 attendees nabbed two weeks ago in Las Vegas? Maybe you’ve seen the banners on the International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) website? In any case, this AEDR newsletter aims to help you learn more about the College of Emergency Dispatch and how it can support you in your professional advancement. Join the College in 2018 and earn your Continuing Dispatch Education (CDE) credit online anytime,...

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NEW Podcast Episode 18: Silence is Not Always Golden with Dr. Heidi Feldman

In this newsletter A new podcast episode, creating an evidence-based emergency dispatch profession, and last call for the writing contest about centers. Episode 18: Silence is Not Always Golden with Dr. Heidi Feldman Heidi Kevoe-Feldman, PhD (USA) Associate Professor for the Department of Communications Studies at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts Click here for her recent AEDRpublication on the “Four-Second Rule.” Heidi uses conversation analysis to dig into and...

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Weapons Description

In this newsletter Research and CDE credit intersect on an essential-to-officer-safety topic. READ THE RESEARCH. Traffic incidents (collisons and crashes) are among the most common call types handled by Emergency Communication Centers (ECCs). These calls are also among the most complex call types because they represent such a range of possible situations. Many ECCs use multiple Priority Dispatch Systems™ (MPDS®, PPDS®, FPDS®) and each system contains its own traffic and transportation...

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Playing with Fire 7 with Gary Galasso

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode23-2018-06-15-Gary-Galasso_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:33 — 58.5MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Gary Galasso, retired Deputy Fire Chief and current chair of IAED’s Fire Council of Standards. They discuss FPDS version 7, including new protocols, what changes were made, and what spurred those changes....

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RoboDispatcher with Nick Nudell

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode24-2018-06-14-Nick-Newdell_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:26 — 32.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Nick Nudell, interim EMS chief for UC Health in Colorado and the chief data officer for The Paramedic Foundation. They discuss the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning, how AI...

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Implications of Pre-Alerts for Medical Emergency Calls

  In emergency dispatching, pre-alerts are used to send responders to calls prior to getting a final dispatch code—assigned using an emergency dispatch system.  Although this dispatching process has been used for several years, no research studies have demonstrated its significant benefit, in general.  However, a study published in 2013, showed that pre-alerts can be effectively used to reduce dispatch time for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs), which has the potential to...

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An Emergency by Any Other Name with Ross Rutschman and Ken Hotaling

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode22-2018-06-14-Ross-Rushman_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 35:47 — 49.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Ross Rutschman and Ken Hotaling, two implementations experts and program administrators with Priority Dispatch. They discuss cultural differences in handling emergencies, how the protocol is implemented in...

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Bridging the Gap with Tony Guido

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode21-2018-06-12-Tony_Guido_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:24 — 29.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Tony Guido, a program administrator for Priority Dispatch. They discuss the value of positive feedback, bridging the gap between communication centers and first responders, and tangible benefits of achieving...

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