Category: Emergency Medical Services

Emergency Medical Services

Did you know EMS has a “Simbulance”?

EMS Instructor Ralph Sibbio working with medic students outside the simbulance

The St. Petersburg College Emergency Medical Services (EMS) department knows the importance of simulation when practicing EMT and paramedic skills. When students can actually “do” what they just learned about, experience it, and simulate it, the learning environment becomes engaging, and the student becomes motivated. What is a Simbulance? It is very important for students … Continue reading Did you know EMS has a “Simbulance”?

EMS classrooms receive major upgrades

Sometimes, it’s just time for a change. The Emergency Medical Services department was in desperate need of updating to their classrooms, technology, and student learning environments. Sometimes funding can be an issue, or time, but not for EMS! Not only have they recently been awarded a nearly $50k grant from the Florida Department of Health … Continue reading EMS classrooms receive major upgrades

Grant awarded to Emergency Medical Services

St. Petersburg College’s Emergency Medical Services department has been awarded a grant from the Florida Department of Health! Wayne A. North, Director for the Division of Emergency Preparedness and Community Support, notified the EMS department they would receive funding in the amount of $48,822.75. The purpose of this grant is to improve and expand EMS … Continue reading Grant awarded to Emergency Medical Services

EMS CME Coordinator elected president of national group

The National Association of Emergency Medical Services Educators (NAEMSE) Board of Directors has selected John Todaro as president of the association. Todaro is the Department Coordinator of SPC’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Continuing Medical Education (CME) program. He is serving his third term on the NAMESE Board of Directors and will take the reins of NAEMSE … Continue reading EMS CME Coordinator elected president of national group