We are very happy to present the inaugural RPPEO Annual Dissemination Activities Report: Research, Quality & Education for 2016-2017!
This report provides an overview of program’s innovation successes over the year by highlighting the education, quality and research department’s initiatives and dissemination activities. RPPEO Paramedics, educators, research personnel, quality coordinators and personnel and Medical Directors are all included in this report; our teamwork and collaboration is integral to the continued success of our projects and our program.
DR. MIKE AUSTIN'S PODCAST ON CHANGING PRACTICE OF PARAMEDICINE AND IMPORTANCE OF A TEAM BASED APPROACH
NEW Podcast with Dr. Mike Austin talking about the changing practice of Paramedicine and importance of a team based approach to managing patients!
EM:RAP the Canadian Edition: Listen to Dr. Michael Austin, our Associate Medical Director, Emergency Physician and former paramedic talk to Dr. Hans Rosenberg about different scopes of paramedic practice and the fact that Paramedicine is a speciality in the field of prehospital medicine. They also discuss how best to facilitate good patient handover, how important a team approach is when managing patients and how the practice of Paramedicine is changing.
Congratulations to Dr. Mike Austin, Associate Medical Director, Research at the RPPEO, on his recent Clinical Investigator appointment in the Clinical Epidemiology Program of OHRI. A former medic in Australia himself, Mike is a strong proponent of paramedic research and developing paramedic researchers.
Julie Sinclair, RPPEO coordinator and former paramedic, presented the results of “Hypoglycemic Patients Treated by Paramedics and the Prehospital Predictors of Admission” at this year’s NAEMSP Conference in San Diego, CA.
RESEARCH 101 – “Become more scientific about what we do!”
Research 101 is an entertaining and informative online video series, designed to encourage paramedics to get involved with research! Led by Dr. Baxter Larmon & David Page from the Prehospital Care Research Forum at UCLA (David Page also writes a research column in JEMS) – you’ll learn the benefits of prehospital research and gain a better understanding of the process of research by using the 12 step plan on how to conduct a research study. Earn four (4) elective CME credits and click the link below to sign up for Research 101.
A big thank you to have the Ottawa Paramedic Service and all the paramedics for their significant involvement in this international study. Check out the National Institute of Health recent Media Release describing the main results of the ROC CCC Study that was released Nov 9, 2015.
Posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention June 25, 2015.
Stephen B. Soumerai, ScD; Douglas Starr, MS; Sumit R. Majumdar, MD, MPH
Suggested citation for this article: Soumerai SB, Starr D, Majumdar SR. How Do You Know Which Health Care Effectiveness Research You Can Trust? A Guide to Study Design for the Perplexed. Prev Chronic Dis 2015;12:150187. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd12.150187.