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ClinCon Attendees: Our Scenario Validation Workshop is nearly full!

July 1, 2016

If you are attending Florida’s ClinCon conference this month and would like to attend our Scenario Validation Workshop, please note that there are only a few spots left. You can reserve one of these final spots by registering now at

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Fisdap exams to be updated to 2015 CPR and ECC Guidelines by August 1, 2016

July 1, 2016

Last October, the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and American Heart Association released their 2015 updates to the guidelines for CPR and ECC. Fisdap strives to remain clinically relevant and reflect the most current information in EMS, so our testing community is busy reviewing test items at all levels to ensure that those items remain valid under the new guidelines.

Impact of High-Fidelity Pediatric Simulation on Paramedic Seizure Management - PCRF Journal Club

June 20, 2016

Listen as our moderators discuss:

Impact of High-Fidelity Pediatric Simulation on Paramedic Seizure Management, an article by Manish I. Shah MD, MS, John M. Carey MD, Sarah E. Rapp MD, Marina Masciale MD, Wendy B. Alcanter MD, Juan A. Mondragon BS, Elizabeth A. Camp PhD, Samuel J. Prater MD & Cara B. Doughty MD, Med. Published online on Mar 8, 2016.

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Did you miss last week's Fisdap Assessments webinar? If so, you can still watch it now.

June 1, 2016

Learn why Fisdap assessments are in a class of their own by watching this recorded webinar:

Fisdap Assessments: Valid, Predictive, Reliable, Defendable, Community Driven
Presented by Dave Page & Mike Bowen
Watch Now!

New Item Writing Workshop Announced: June 21-22 in Elizabethtown, KY

May 27, 2016

We’re pleased to announce a new Item Writing Workshop on June 21-22 in Elizabethtown, KY. EMS educators are invited to attend and learn the recipe for 100% success on the NREMT exam and how to be fully prepared for CoAEMSP visits. Plus, attendees will be eligible to receive 11.5 hours of CE at no cost.

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All Validated Exams Are Not Created Equally

May 13, 2016

If you are looking for a vendor to provide you with a validated EMS exam, you have a few options.

Educational Scheduling and Skills Tracking Workshop

April 29, 2016
Learn How To Use Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Competency and Accreditation Documentation
  • Demo Fisdap’s robust Scheduler and Skills Tracker tools
  • Discuss the benefits of skills tracking and research on collected patient care data
  • Meet the National Occupational Competency Profile (NOCP)
Clinical internships allow students to apply the knowledge they’ve gained in a real-world setting, however scheduling and tracking this experience is often difficult for educators, clinicians, preceptors, and students.

“Getting a patient’s medical information… it can be problematic here and there and everywhere" - PCRF Journal Club

April 27, 2016

It may seem obvious to many of us that having health information and access to medical records is essential for EMS providers, and affects our patient care. Kudos to Ollie Zorab and colleagues in the National Health Service United Kingdom ambulance service for tackling this issue with a bit of science. Their work is critical to laying a foundation for why EMS needs real time access to protected medical information, just as any other medical professional. Listen as Sean Britton and Paul Rosenberger discuss in greater detail.

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