Are you a fellow preparing for the subspecialty in-training examination or are you a recent PEM fellowship graduate who is studying for the PEM boards? Are you a PEM fellowship director who needs tools to help your PEM fellows learn about EMS concepts?
If so, there is a free, on-line tool called "EMS for the Pediatric Emergency Physician," which has 8 modules with audio narration and 74 practice questions with explanations. This tool was originally created in 2011, and it can be accessed at the following link:
Instructions about how new users can access the educational tool are noted below (and more detailed instructions are attached):
New users should click go to the right hand side of the web page where it states, “Is this your first time here?” and click on the button that states, “Create new account.” You will be prompted to choose a user name and password, and you must enter your e-mail address, name, city, and country to create the account.
a. An e-mail will be sent to you to confirm your registration. Click on the link in this e-mail, and you will be directed to a webpage listing the Course Categories.
b. Click on Emergency Medical Services
c. Then click on Emergency Medical Services for Pediatric Physicians.
d. In the upper left hand corner, click Enroll me in this course. You must do this to view the quiz questions. You are now ready to use the online learning tool. Please note that an enrollment key should not be required for this course. If you try to access another course on the website, you will be asked for an enrollment key. So if you are asked for an enrollment key, go back and make sure you chose the correct course.
If you have technical difficulties with the website, please contact Salvatrice Hall at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. If you have questions, comments, or concerns about the educational content in this online tool, please feel free to contact me.
Manish I. Shah, MD
Department of Pediatrics, Section of Emergency Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Texas Children's Hospital
6621 Fannin Street, Suite A2210
Houston, Texas 77030
Pager: 832.824.7243, #4566
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