In the next week or so I’m going to be interviewing Dr Bill Drees, the head of the Lone Star College-North Harris EMS program. As a student I’ve got a few questions for him, but what about the rest of you?
Dr Drees says he has strong opinions about how EMS education should be done, and I know some of our listeners do as well. What questions do you have for the head of one of 15 accredited programs in Texas?
Leave them in the comments below.
6 thoughts on “Questions for Dr Drees”
I’d like to find out what his views are on expanding the amount of distance learning allowed for re-certification of providers? Many EMS providers are working two jobs to make ends meet. Having a cost-effective and time-saving way to gain continuing education credits is imperative in retention of our existing providers.
What would you change to BLS training?
What curriculum changes does he think are necessary to form a good base for increased pay for medics?
I’d be interested to know what he thinks are good things for a high school student to do to prepare for a career in EMS?
You are a day too late. I had the interview yesterday.
We have talked a couple of times on the Podcast about high schoolers
going into EMT class. Kelly’s big advice is that it is going to be
harder than high school was. There is a lot of material and little
Dr. Drees did mention that many of the students they get aren’t
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