Topic: training

Situational Awareness in Emergency Medical Dispatch: An Observation Study and Proposed Model

Situational awareness (SA, also called situation awareness) is the ability to take in relevant information about an event in order to understand it and take effective action. Maintaining effective SA as an emergency medical dispatcher (EMD) may be more difficult than in other, similarly complex roles because of the remote nature of an emergency call for help. This study attempts to provide insight on one remote SA situation by reporting on a simulation study in which...

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Every Member a Mentor with Kim O’Donnell

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_46_Kim_ODonnell_06-20-19_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:45 — 27.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Kim O’Donnell, Commander for Communications Education & Quality Improvement for Toronto Paramedic Services. They discuss the role of curiosity in mentorship, the new feedback sandwich, and the...

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Leadership Training Days with Anthony Minge and Joe Coons

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/05-30-19_Episode45_Anthony_Minge_Joe_Coons_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:36 — 31.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Anthony Minge, Senior Partner with Fitch & Associates, and Joe Coons, Director of Safety and Communications for LifeFlight Eagle. Together they discuss the Communication Center Manager...

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NENA Cried Power with Ty Wooten

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode37-2018-10-11-Ty_Wooten-v2-r1_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:54 — 33.8MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Ty Wooten, NENA’s Director of Education. They discuss the role of NENA in 911, how training and professionalism are related, and educating the public about what exactly emergency dispatchers do.  ...

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How to Train Your Dispatcher with Bonni Stockman and Jordan Sebresos

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode07-2017-10-28-Bonni_Stockman_and_Joran_Sebresos_mixdown-3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:19 — 44.4MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Bonni Stockman, the associate director of instructor services for IAED, and Jordan Sebresos, a senior instructional designer for Priority Dispatch. They discuss training needs in a...

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Current Methods and Factors Influencing Successful Training of Emergency Dispatchers in Emergency Communication Centers

Based on known unpublished sources (e.g. emergency communication center managers, training officers, dispatchers), emergency communication centers (ECCs) around the world provide training for new emergency dispatchers and continuing dispatcher education. However, little information has been collected, or shared, between ECCs regarding specific training methods that are being used, which methods are successful, and what factors influence their success. : The objective of...

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