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EMT to Doctor: How to Prepare For Medical School

Being an EMT Provides the Best Clinical Experience There Is for Pre-Med Students For ambitious EMTs with a real interest in medicine that goes beyond providing vital aid in emergency situations, becoming a doctor is often the ultimate goal. Of course, being a doctor means your pay is much better, your responsibilities are probably greater, and […]

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EMT to Paramedic: Career Guide for Aspiring Paramedics

How to Become a Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Working as a first responder has long been regarded as one of the most noble, respectable and important careers a person can pursue. From the start of your shift to the last minute of your day (and often during off-hours as […]

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From EMT to Contract Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Contract Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Most people associate EMT work with AMR services, fire stations, and hospitals—places where EMTs and paramedics are needed 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. But the lesser-known role of the contract paramedic is a great alternative for many […]

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From EMT to Industrial Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Industrial Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Typically, when we think about EMT certification and experience we think about ambulances and hospitals. But a lot of people with this specialized training choose to utilize their skills a little differently, seeking out other exciting and unique job opportunities—along […]

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EMT to Firefighter: Career Guide for Firefighter EMTs

How to Become a Firefighter EMT: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary They’re the first line of defense against disasters. They’re on call 24-hours a day just in case they’re needed. And they’re the first to rush into literal flames to save another person’s life. Few careers are as heroic as being […]

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From EMT to Combat Medic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Combat Medic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook and Salary   Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is an outstanding field to enter for those who are looking for a meaningful and rewarding career. Demand for EMTs and paramedics is on the rise, and salaries for EMS professionals are relatively high for […]

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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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Getting By With Little Supply

The 4 Best DIY Hacks for Staying Safe During the Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has exhausted many of our hygiene and medical supplies, as well as the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that is necessary to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The shortage of supplies has forced many of us to discover and share innovative DIY […]

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15 Alternative Jobs for EMTs & Paramedics in 2022

Discover the Jobs You Can Get with EMT or Paramedic Certification Becoming an EMT or paramedic is a great career choice. Demand for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals is multiplying. The pay is relatively high for the amount of education required, and you get the satisfaction of helping others daily. It’s an exciting, challenging, and […]

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How to Prepare for Your Emergency Medical Technician Training

Tips for Surviving EMT Training: Expectations, Requirements, and Challenges Today’s Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) are critical to public health and safety. When emergency strikes, EMTs are first on the scene, providing immediate, life-saving medical care to patients and then transporting them to a hospital by ambulance as quickly as possible. The EMT role is demanding, […]