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From EMT to Crime Lab Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Forensic Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary From Diagnosis Unknown and Quincy to CSI and NCIS, the world has fallen in love with the stories of crime lab technicians. And for good reason—the science used to solve crimes from inside a laboratory is extremely fascinating, and the […]

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From EMT to Flight Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Flight Medic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Every second counts when responding to a medical emergency, and even the slightest delay can be the difference between life and death. In most cases, an emergency medical response is done by ambulance. But how do paramedics save lives when […]

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13 Best Paramedic Schools in Arizona

There are three levels of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs): EMTs, Advanced EMTs, and Paramedic. Paramedics require the highest level of training as they are certified to perform the most advanced emergency medical procedures. To become a paramedic, EMS workers are required to have both EMT and Advanced EMT certification, along with other prerequisites. What Is […]

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13 Top Paramedic Schools in the United States

“If your dreams don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.” — Unknown What Is a Paramedic? Not everyone who provides emergency medical services is a paramedic. There are three levels of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedic is the highest. Paramedic EMTs are certified to perform the most advanced emergency medical procedures. Often, they’re required […]

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From EMT to Physician Assistant: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Physician Assistant: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Working as an EMT or a Paramedic is an excellent way to gain medical field experience. In addition to providing an essential service by caring for and transporting sick and injured patients to hospitals, emergency medical workers can gain broad […]

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The Ultimate Career Guide for Aspiring EMT Volunteers

How to Become an EMS Volunteer: Duties, Responsibilities, Requirements, Certifications, and Salary “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” — Mahama Gandhi   How to Become a Volunteer EMT Are you athletic? Quick-thinking? Do you remain calm in an emergency? Do you want to help others in […]

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10 Best Gift Ideas for EMTs and Paramedics

“There is no higher honor than to be given the responsibility to care for another human being.” — Richard K. Schachern Is there a special EMT or paramedic in your life for whom you’d like to find the perfect gift? It could be to celebrate their birthday, holiday, graduation, new job, or promotion. Or perhaps […]

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How to Become An Ambulance Driver

“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Ever hear the term “ambulance driver”? In most cities across the country, the ambulance driver is no longer a standalone profession. In fact, for most EMTs and paramedics, driving the ambulance is now an […]

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Top 7 Web Apps for Free Online College Courses During Quarantine

They say you should “never stop learning, because life never stops teaching.” With today’s rapidly changing technology and increasing demand for educated workers, lifelong learning could be an important part of your professional success. But lifelong learning can help more than your career, making a commitment to staying mentally active and challenged can also improve […]

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Staying Healthy During the Quarantine. There’s an App for That!

The 14 Best Free Health & Fitness Apps for Staying Healthy During the Pandemic The coronavirus has dramatically disrupted our lives. It has shutdown numerous activities, limited our food choices, and left us somewhat sedentary in our homes. It has added the stress of working under restrictive conditions, or not working at all. It has […]