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Honor Roll for Three EMS Providers

On April 7, three fire departments were the first to receive an Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award for the best EMS work. The MedicAlert Foundation and the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) joined forces to recognize and award in the following three categories: Volunteer: Odessa (Del.) Fire Company Combination: Friendswood (Texas) Volunteer Fire Department […]

Social Media’s New Role in EMS

The role of social media continuously grows in response to society’s needs. In particular, Facebook and Twitter have shown to be especially helpful in speeding up responses to natural disasters and health emergencies. Social media allows information to travel around in the world in seconds. Facebook and Twitter are used as tools to quickly disseminate […]

Unitek Education’s Emergency Response Simulation, with CALSTAR Air Rescue, Ensures Real-life Success

Fremont, CA, June 27, 2011 Unitek EMT teamed up with California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (CALSTAR) to provide their EMT students the unique opportunity to participate in an emergency response and air rescue simulation. During the Trauma-Sunday 12-hour drill, which is a core component of the 14-Day EMT training program, EMT students responded to an […]

The Importance of Choosing the Right Emergency Medical Technician Training

The emergency medical technician profession is very popular and appreciated these days, practicing EMT’s being highly respected and valued for their crucial services brought to the community. For the fact that the emergency medical technician career is financially rewarding and offers various opportunities of promotion, the number of candidates for such positions has considerably increased […]

Requirements and Policies Behind the EMT Certification

In order to become certified EMT’s (Emergency Medical Technicians), candidates need to graduate from the specific, formal training program. Emergency medical technician training is categorized in three progressive levels: EMT-Basic, EMT-Intermediate and EMT-Paramedic, fully qualified professionals needing to complete all the training programs enumerated above. Official emergency medical technician training is available in all 50 […]

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EMT Training and Job Prospects in California

The EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) certification requires candidates to attend an appropriate, official emergency medical technician training program and pass two exams: one theoretical and one practical examination. Candidates to the EMT certification can enroll in training programs anywhere across the country, and can choose among a wide range of specialized, EMT training-offering educational institutions. […]

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Accelerated Instructor Led EMT Training Courses – The Quick, Inexpensive Way of Becoming Certified

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification is highly desired  at  present time. Well aware of the benefits of being a certified EMT, those aspiring to become a part of the Emergency Medical Services channel all their efforts towards obtaining their certifications and investing a lot of time, money, and effort in the process. However, many fail to achieve […]

Official EMT Training Programs – Effective Means of Becoming a Certified Professional

Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certifications are much desired and highly requested in present. Well aware of the benefits of being a certified EMT, lots of persons in the medical field channel all their efforts towards obtaining the certifications of their choice, investing a lot of time and money in the process. However, many of these […]

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Everything You Need to Know in Order to Become a Certified Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) are those on whose quick reaction and competence depend the lives of many people. There are many types of accidents which need immediate medical assistance, such as car accidents, childbirth, heart attacks, gunshot wounds, and so on. Injured or sick people are cared for and transported to hospitals or other medical […]

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EMT Training- California’s Specials

An Emergency Medical Technician is a trained person who provides emergency medical services to injured or ill people, but also answers many other kinds of emergency calls, not just medical, such as exposure to hazardous materials, child abuse, psychiatric crises, injuries, fires, rescues and so forth. EMTs – trained to have skills and medical knowledge […]