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Please Update 2007 Student DataBy Rachael Rosen

January 20, 2008

On February 8th and 9th, educators from around the country will convene for the 2008 Prehospital Care Research Summit, an annual event during which participants use FISDAP data to conduct critical EMS educational research. They need your help! Please take some time to update your student records before February 5th. You should:

New FISDAP Features Online TodayBy Rachael Rosen

September 19, 2007

All New Reports Section

Easier Report Building

Pick your own User NameBy Rachael Rosen

August 23, 2007

Based on your requests, students and instructors can now pick their own user names when creating their FISDAP accounts. Each user name must be unique and contain only numbers and/or letters.

New Eval Options

The Eval feature, which records and manages skill sheets and evaluations, has been expanded. Previously, only instructors and students were able to evaluate each other. We recently extended the list of evaluator and subject types to include:

  • Students
  • Instructors
  • Preceptors
  • Programs
  • Sites
  • Base/Department
  • Anonymous

Please Report National Registry ScoresBy Rachael Rosen

June 26, 2007

If you helped pilot-test the EMT Readiness Exam or our new paramedic exam this spring, please be sure to report your students' National Registry results to FISDAP. We need to know which students passed their cognitive exams and which students failed. The information can be emailed to lbriguglio [at] fisdap [dot] net. Thank you for your continued participation!

Eval SummariesBy Rachael Rosen

May 30, 2007

Programs using the FISDAP Skills Tracker can now generate Eval Summaries. An Eval Summary condenses the results from multiple Evals into one form. To generate an Eval Summary

Instructors: Don't forget to schedule a FISDAP exam this spring!By Rachael Rosen

April 4, 2007

FISDAP is now offering valid and reliable, online examinations. These are comprehensive exams that have been rigorously reviewed and analyzed. Instructors, please visit the FISDAP Testing pages for more information or email support [at] fisdap [dot] net (Louise Briguglio)

Student Emergency Contact

Students now are able to enter emergency contact information into their account. This information will be made available to educators in the event it would be needed.

Students, to enter your emergency contact information, go to the admin section of FISDAP and click on the "Account" button on the left side of the screen. Enter your information, and submit the form.

New Medication List on Monday 3/19/2007By Rachael Rosen

March 15, 2007

Several instructors have noted that their students are administering medications that are not currently tracked by FISDAP. A panel of instructors and students graciously offered to reexamine our medication list and suggested changes to resolve the situation. Based on their suggestions, the following changes will go online on Monday March 19th 2007:

FISDAP at EMS TodayBy Rachael Rosen

March 5, 2007

We will be at Booth number 946 in the exhibit hall at EMS Today. We will be happy to answer any questions you might have about FISDAP, Tracking, Scheduling, Testing or any other subject.

We look forward to seeing you there.

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