Tag Archives: NECREM

RescueDigest Resources: Cognitive Blindness

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RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services. Cognitive Blindness: What you don’t see can kill you. Call it size-up, assessment or situational awareness; the ability to perceive and interpret information is critical for managing any emergency incident. But when does focused concentration turn into tunnel vision? Sometimes the training and experience that we rely on to ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Critical Thinking in Emergency Services Education

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RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   Critical Thinking in Emergency Services Education: Teaching not just “how”, but “why”! An emergency responder who is an independent thinking is a valuable commodity.  It’s clear that critical thinking must be part of an education program in order to teach students to become intelligent, compassionate and skillful emergency responders. But ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Social Media Policies and Marketing for Emergency Services

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   Social Media and Emergency Services: Promoting and policing your service. While department social media feeds are becoming commonplace, few agencies are using social media tools to promote their organization  effectively. What policies and guides to use to keep your social media use on target and out of hot ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Caring for Geriatrics

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services.   Caring for Geriatrics: The Challenge of Elder Care Today the proportion of the elderly in America is greater today than ever before and is growing even larger. What’s more, the elderly tend to be our sickest and most challenging patients. What signs and symptoms may indicate common ...

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RescueDigest Resources: Emergency Scene Management

RescueDigest’s Top Picks of essential resources for critical topics in emergency services. Emergency Scene Management: It isn’t just a skill for the “white shirts”. From Officers and Managers to the Grunts on the street, we all have the potential to be First Due / On-Scene, arriving at calls that have the potential to quickly get away from us. While many ...

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We’ll See You Out There – RescueDigest Conferences & Gatherings 2012 (So Far)

  RescueDigest is dedicated to finding and sharing Best Practices across all branches of Emergency Services. Our staff travels all over North America delivering Educational Programs and Keynote Presentations for Police, Fire, EMS, Rescue, Emergency Management and Healthcare conferences. If you’re going to be at a conference where we’re presenting, hit us up and say hello. There’s nothing better than ...

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RescueDigest Podcast Episode 1: Lecture Alternatives, Moulage and the Founders of RescueDigest

RescueDigest Podcast Episode 1 The RescueDigest Audio Podcast brings you news, interviews and tips you can use to make your life in emergency services a little easier and help you in your job protecting the members of your community.   [powerpress] In this episode, Teaching alternatives to Lecture, Using moulage to stimulate simulations and an interview with the founders of ...

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