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Sea Gull Leaders Part 2 of 3

Part 2.  Don't Make a lot of Noise

Sea Gull Leaders Part 1 of 3

In his groundbreaking book, "The One Minute Manager", author Ken Blanchard coined the term, the "Seagull Manager".  In it he wrote, "Seagull managers fly in, make a lot of noise, dump on everyone, and then fly out.”    I believe that all of us have worked for seagull leaders, but this posting is not about how to work with them.  Instead, i

EKU Seeks Input into Online Paramedic Course

EKU Department of Paramedicine is asking currently certified EMTs to share their thoughts regarding a potential online paramedic course.  This course could be launched as soon as August of 2016, if the need is there.

Three Top Methods for Getting Better Grades

As an educator, I’m asked on a regular basis the questions, “What can I do to get a better grade?”  Although there is no single magic bullet, it has been my experience that there are three things that will increase the chances that you will have the grade you want instead of the grade you have.

First, show up for class!

Five Strategies to Master This Semesters Final Exams

1.     Make a universal to-do list and then purposely schedule study time for the days left in the semester. Remember, lifesaver, triage is not just for MCIs. Not all finals are created equal.

Eastern Kentucky University Paramedic Program To Reorganize Class Schedule

For the past several years, if one wanted to attend the paramedic program at EKU it was a five day a week proposition.  With the most experienced EMTs working one, two or even more jobs, that scenario just wasn’t practic

EKU Paramedic Department Provides Care during Marching Band Tournament

Authored by Kira Honaker, Paramedic Student

The EKU emergency medical care department offered student involvement and provided emergency medical care at a basic life support level. The event attended was a local tournament of marching bands at the Madison Central High school located in Richmond, Ky.

EMC Student Serves Others

Caitlin Crump is a graduate with a major in Athletic Training.  As part of her coursework, she also successfully completed an EMT and obtained licensure as well.  In August she traveled to an international university where she enrolled to begin learning the local language and to teach English.  Many of their fellow students are eager to practice their English speaking skills with

I Feel Your Pain!

For the last 2 ½ years I have been enrolled as a fulltime student in a doctorate program.  When students discuss the struggles of trying to juggle family responsibilities, their academic career as well as working full or even part time, I can truly identify with them! It has been a struggle, but I am nearing the end with a projected graduation of May 2016.

EKU Announces Hybrid-Online EMT Course

The EKU Approach

The EKU approach to online/hybrid EMT training is pretty simple.  We want to provide you with the education you need to be successful while simultaneously making it as convenient as possible

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