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Meet the Fisdap Advisory Board: Dr. Bill Robertson

June 18, 2019

Fisdap's "Meet the Fisdap Advisory Board" articles feature members of the Fisdap Advisory Board who provide a shining example of dedication to the advancement of EMS. The Advisory Board provides input on long-range goals and objectives, reviews current solutions, and makes recommendations to the Fisdap team.
 
This month, our Fisdap team had the chance to speak with Dr. Bill Robertson, DHSc, NRP.

Meet accreditation needs with Fisdap's Featured 50!

June 10, 2019
Fisdap is helping students and instructors “put it all together” with Fisdap’s Featured 50. To help programs meet their accreditation needs, the Fisdap community developed a unique collection of validated scenarios to address the total patient care experience and meet all aspects of CoAEMSP’s Student Competency Matrix.

Meet the Fisdap Advisory Board: Timothy Reitz

May 29, 2019

Fisdap's "Meet the Fisdap Advisory Board" articles feature members of the Fisdap Advisory Board who provide a shining example of dedication to the advancement of EMS. The Advisory Board provides input on long-range goals and objectives, reviews current solutions, and makes recommendations to the Fisdap team.
 
This month, our Fisdap team had the chance to speak with Timothy Reitz, MS, NRP, NCEE.

What's New at Fisdap? Join us at ACCREDITCON to Find Out!

May 10, 2019

Want to learn about what's new at Fisdap? There's no better place than the Fisdap User Meeting! Join us on Saturday, June 1 at 4:45 PM at the Omni Louisville Hotel in the Commonwealth 8 room. 


Just Launched!

April 26, 2019

The following features and fixes are now live.

  • Appendix G – Table 1 & 3: “Respiratory Distress and/or Failure” updated to include Breathing Problem complaint.
  • Appendix G – Table 3 & 4:  now count all subject types in a Lab shift.
  • Appendix G – Table 3: “Delivery with Neonatal Resuscitation” aligned to the same definition as the equivalent line item in Table 2.
  • Appendix G – Table 4: age ranges adjusted for 1 & 2 Rescuer CPR for Infants & Children.
  • Appendix G – Table 4: “Automated External Defibrillator” now requires the Automated option.
  • Appendix G – Table 4: “12-lead ECG” now counts the interpretation of the rhythm.
  • Appendix G – now indicates success being a team lead.
  • Appendix G – new link added for help documentation.
  • Cardiac arrest options are now saving selected values.
  • Scheduler site list now sorts by recently used.

Appendix G Updates Coming Soon

April 19, 2019

The Fisdap developers have been working to refine the Appendix G tracking capabilities in an effort to continue supporting our users. The following Appendix G updates are coming soon:

 

Current

New

Table 2

Line items marked with an asterisk only begin counting in Columns 2, 3 and 4 AFTER the first instructor confirmation in Column 1 is recorded.

All items will count independent of the instructor confirmation of the skill in Column 1. 

Table 2,
Column 2

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift which is a Formative scenario on a subject that is NOT a live human.

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift which is a Formative scenario.

Table 2,
Column 3

Independent skill in a Clinical or Field shift.

OR

Skill on a patient in a Clinical or Field shift with NO other skills present.

OR

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift on a live human subject with NO other skills present.

 

Independent skill in a Clinical or Field shift.

OR

Skill on a patient in a Clinical or Field shift. 

OR

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift on a live human subject.

Table 2,
Column 4

Skill on a patient in a Clinical or Field shift.

OR

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift on a subject that is a live human. 

OR

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift which is a Summative scenario on a subject that is NOT a live human where more than 1 skill is demonstrated

Skill on a patient in a Clinical or Field shift.

OR

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift on a subject that is a live human. 

OR

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift which is a Summative scenario.

Table 3,
All Columns

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift which is on a subject that is NOT a live human.

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift.

Table 4,
Column 2

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift which is on a subject that is NOT a live human.

Skill on a patient in a Lab shift.


Download the Latest PCRF Journal Club Discussion: Performance of the RACE Score for the Prehospital Identification of Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke in a Suburban/Rural EMS Service

April 18, 2019

Did you catch the latest PCRF Journal Club discussion, "Performance of the RACE Score for the Prehospital Identification of Large Vessel Occlusion Stroke in a Suburban/Rural EMS Service?" If not, download it now to hear members of the Prehospital Care Research Forum discuss this important research.

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