AS2021

The Glasgow Coma Scale

We’ve all heard of the Glasgow Coma Scale. It is a “universal” scale to evaluate traumatic brain injury… Are you ready to score a perfect score on this month’s Quiz? Loading…

Disaster at Home GlobalMedic’s Canadian COVID-19 Response

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, GlobalMedic has been supporting Canadians across the nation by providing critical aid to those that need it most. Assistance has been provided to hospitals, shelters, food banks, and other organizations that have been severely overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the duration of this time one thing has remained constant, GlobalMedic’s …

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AS2021

August / September 2021 Table of Contents Our Sponsors Previous Next Board of Editors Becky Donelon Steve Whitfield ChrisHood WalterTavares Mike Billingham Francis (Kelly) Sheppard DeanDiMonte Judah Goldenstein Tim Hiller Do you prefer the old flippable edition? Click here Letters to the editor

Split (online) personalities: can paramedics separate their personal and professional personas?

The debate on defining health professionalism is at its peak as both generational and gender divides clash in ever-more-public forums. As young paramedics increase their presence on social media to advocate on public health issues, or for social justice, top medical organizations continue to recommend the separation of personal and professional social media accounts. While …

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Paramedic Preceptor – Teacher and Evaluator

Paramedic Preceptor: Teacher and Evaluator The paramedic preceptor is a significant factor in how and what students learn during practicum placements. Paramedic preceptors are considered both teachers and evaluators for the student1 within the paramedicine clinical education model2. This signature pedagogical approach3 is considered the primary point of connection between theory and practice for students …

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Paramedic Wellbeing series Part 1: You are what you eat

You Are What You Eat There are a range of health factors that impact paramedics across their career with paramedic wellbeing can be linked to mental, emotional and physical health. The Paramedic Wellbeing series will contain some simple strategies to enhance eating, sleeping, mindset and exercise to assist paramedics not just survive but to hopefully …

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