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From EMT to Offshore Paramedic: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Offshore Paramedic: A Look at the Responsibilities, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Expectations For some EMTs, career changes need to come in the form of a complete change of pace and retraining for a new set of responsibilities. In addition, ambition and changing interests leave some EMTs seeking new challenges […]

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From EMT to Emergency Dispatcher: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an Emergency Dispatcher: An In-Depth look at the Responsibilities, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Before an EMT or a paramedic can respond to a scene, an important step must first occur: someone must call in the emergency, and an Emergency Dispatcher is a person whose vital job is to take that […]

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From EMT to Veterinary Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Go From EMT to Veterinary Technician: The Duties, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary We all know that EMTs and paramedics are experts at helping people in medical emergencies. But it’s important to remember that people aren’t the only ones who need help. For example, the United States is home to millions of pets, […]

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How to Become An Ambulance Driver

What it takes to drive an ambulance and how it’s not what it used to be. “It is a great honor to save a life. You save many.” — Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone Have you ever thought about how the term “ambulance driver” is perceived? Today’s ambulance drivers carry far more responsibility and handle […]

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From EMT to Medical Equipment Repairer: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Medical Equipment Repairer: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Expectations Wherever and however you work in the medical industry—whether you’re a doctor, nurse, EMT, paramedic, or other healthcare professional working in the field, a clinic, or a hospital—there’s one problem you’re bound to experience at some point…broken equipment. […]

From EMT to Biological Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Biological Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMTs and paramedics serve as the front lines of healthcare—directly assisting patients in the field and solving severe and immediate issues with their skills and knowledge. While a Biological Technician is also responsible for saving lives, they do it much […]

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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 As a working EMT, you know that every second counts when responding to a medical emergency–even the slightest delay can literally mean the difference between life and death. In most cases, emergency medical response is the job of a crew […]

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EMT to EMT Instructor: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an EMT Instructor: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary We all know that EMTs play an essential role in saving the lives of people who have suffered life-threatening injuries. The services provided by medical first responders are the very definition of priceless. However, these men and women don’t become […]

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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 It should come as no surprise that working as an EMT or a Paramedic is an excellent way to gain medical field experience. From the rigorous hours to the unpredictable circumstances and the challenging medical situations, there’s no better way […]

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From EMT to Surgical Technologist: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Surgical Technologist: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary A career as an EMT is both a rewarding learning opportunity and a great way to earn valuable experience that can be a stepping stone to a more rewarding and lucrative career in medicine. (See our full list of alternative jobs for EMTs […]