Presentation on theme: "HVREMS CLI/CIC Update Fall 2002 Improving Your Skills Lab."— Presentation transcript:
HVREMS CLI/CIC Update Fall 2002 Improving Your Skills Lab
Objectives Describe the learning domains Understand learning domains as it relates to EMS education Explain NYS DOH curriculum content and objectives List the characteristics of a successful lab session Describe how to apply curriculum objectives Analyze psychomotor areas that need strengthening
Learning Domains Cognitive Objectives –knowledge or mind based –three instructional levels including fact, understanding, and application define, identify, and list describe, compare and contrast explain, apply, and analyze –typically a lecture/presentation
Learning Domains Affective Objectives –behavioral aspects - may be labeled as beliefs –three levels in the domain are awareness, distinction, and integration –display, exhibit, and accept
Learning Domains Psychomotor Objectives –skill based –three instructional levels include imitation, practice, and habit imitation - return of the demonstration practice - proficiency building experience habit – second nature –demonstrate, show proficiency
Challenge your students in the learning process…… Let them shine!
How can EMS educators make a difference? Organization and structure –Assign lab groups –Create a schedule –Appropriate lab sessions –Minimize lecturing in stations –Build on labs –Use all of allotted time
Make every minute count! later Your students will thank you for it later !
Teach to a level of understanding…….. Not simply to a level of memorization!
Areas in need of strengthening MAST Trousers –Application –Protocols Lifting and Moving –utilize furniture – beds, sofas –move from sofa, to stair chair, to stretcher –utilize stairs, outdoors, narrow hallways Spinal injuries – proper immobilization –introduce students to varying backboards and straps –pediatric immobilization car seats, booster seats –Indications for seated spinal immobilization
Areas in need of strengthening Assessments –use moulage –importance of acting/role playing –pair up in 3s assessor, evaluator, patient –Pediatrics Helmet Removal –Procedures –Protocols