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Using Your EMS Simulation to Train Your Policy

Published on October 15, 2021

Using Your EMS Simulation to Train Your Policy
In a recent article in EMS World Barry Bachenheimer (EDD, FF/EMT) wrote about how the first 60 seconds of a call—and the impression you make on the people at the scene—has an enormous impact on how that call will proceed. “A professional appearance,” Bachenheimer writes, “inspires confidence. If you have pride in your look, it … Continued

Taking EMS Simulation Beyond Dummies and Manikins

Published on October 1, 2021

Taking EMS Simulation Beyond Dummies and Manikins
As Jennifer McCarthy (MAS, NRP, CHSE-A) noted in a recent post to EMS World, “Paramedicine is one of few health professions that utilizes simulation as part of its initial licensing process.” According to McCarthy, EMS simulation has clearly demonstrated that “evidence-based simulation activities [promote] identification of error-producing practices.” That, in turn, creates “a safe learning … Continued

EMS Simulation and “Teaching with Your Hands Behind Your Back”

Published on July 21, 2021

EMS Simulation and “Teaching with Your Hands Behind Your Back”
  In a recent post on EMS World, Rommie L. Duckworth, LP reminded EMT instructors that “telling isn’t teaching … for students to be able to perform as emergency medical providers, they must be able to make their own connections with the course material.” This requires a student-centered approach. Ambulance simulators and EMS simulation, in … Continued

Using Simulator Training Technology to Safely Develop Mastery

Published on April 27, 2021

Using Simulator Training Technology to Safely Develop Mastery
  Advances in simulator training technology have made it possible to overcome the roadblocks that regularly prevent adults from truly mastering new and complex skills. In 1980 Stuart and Hubert Dreyfus—working at the University of California, Berkeley and supported by the U.S. Air Force—formulated the “Dreyfus Model” of Adult Skills Acquisition. They sought to analyze … Continued

Now Available on NPPGov – FAAC Public Safety Simulation Training Equipment

Published on August 13, 2018

Now Available on NPPGov – FAAC Public Safety Simulation Training Equipment
NPPGov is a national cooperative procurement organization based in Seattle, WA offering publicly solicited contracts to government entities nationwide. Our contracts are created through a public solicitation by a Lead Public Agency. Access to our cooperative contracts is free and there are no purchasing obligations. Benefits of cooperative contracts: • Competitively bid, no additional RFP … Continued

Back-to-Back Wins for FAAC’s New EMS Immersive Training Simulator : Company’s Efforts to Create New Training Category Pay Off in Second Prestigious Award

Published on September 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Ann Arbor, MI Leaders in the EMS field have judged FAAC’s MILO Response simulator to be a premier training product for the second time this year. MILO Response has earned the EMS World New Product Innovation recognition for 2014. Earlier this year the new simulator was awarded EMS Today’s HOT Product … Continued

FAAC Maintains Exclusive Sponsorship of Grant Assistance Program

Published on December 12, 2011

FAAC Incorporated is maintaining its position as the exclusive sponsor of the PoliceGrantsHelp and FireGrantsHelp grant assistance programs, continuing its commitment to the public safety and emergency response markets it serves. In today’s tough economic environment, dollars are scarce and many city and county budgets are being cut and large capital expenditures are being postponed … Continued

FAAC Offers Certification at 6th Annual User Conference

Published on August 16, 2011

FAAC Incorporated is pleased to announce its 6th Annual User Conference will be held aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California Oct. 11-14. FAAC hosts its annual conference to benefit customers through knowledge sharing, networking, and expert instruction. This year, FAAC is conducting the first-ever certification course for driving simulator instructors. “The Driving Simulator … Continued

First Few Moments Podcast: FAAC Emergency Response Specialist Rob Raheb Podcast

Published on July 1, 2011

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Analytical or emotional: What’s driving you?

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View original FireRescue1 post here. Driver simulation training can help the student interact with various driving environments and weather conditions within minutes By Robert Raheb FDNY EMS Lt. (ret), Emergency Response Specialist — FAAC, Inc. Driving is taught from an analytical viewpoint; rarely do we cross over to the emotional side of driving. From the … Continued