Jim Hoffman, EMTP – Chief Information Officer Jim has been involved in EMS for about 19 years 17 of those as a paramedic. While most of his EMS time was in NYC 911, he now enjoys working in the Hudson Valley, Ulster County region. His dedication and passion for EMS and it’s future is evident in his weekly podcast at EMS Office Hours, which was nominated as EMS Blog of the Year in 2011.As the interim Chief Information Office, Jim has brought his knowledge base of the world wide web and it’s relation to EMS to the HVPA. He has created many websites both private and commercial and has been involved with many social media venues like EMS 2.0. He is also a supporter of many EMS related projects that look to advance the industry through education and media like The Chronicles of EMS.Jim is committed to the HVPA website growth in addition to the short and long term goals of the HVPA. He values his role with the association and looks forward to it’s future and what it can do for the paramedics in it’s ranks.Connect with Jim on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.
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- Are We Teaching To Pass The NREMT?EMS educator and speaker Mike Smith joins Jim for this episode and they talk about difficulties in EMS training like teaching for the NREMT exam vs. teaching for the real world. Mike points out how it can be a good blend if done the right way. Plus the flipped classroom and potential benefits to students. […]
- Being A Critical Care Medic | Is CC Training Beneficial?This episode I talk with Dominick Walenczak who is a Critical Care Paramedic and also runs the CritMedic Podcast. We talk about the benefits of the advanced training as well as its use in the 911 arena. Honestly I’m a bit on the fence, but Dominick pointed out genuine benefits to the training and it’s […]
- EMS Education And Student ExpectationsJoined by Josh Knapp and guest Skye Croom. We discuss EMS education, student expectations and some realities of the process. We just scratched the surface on this one and hope to have Skye back soon to keep this important conversation going. Get your Trial access to Turbo Medic On Demand by joining the ranks […]
- Are We Teaching To Pass The NREMT?