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5 Most Common EMT Injuries

Learn How to Treat & Avoid the Most Common Injuries for EMS Professionals Every year, Emergency Medical Service (EMS) workers treat over 22 million patients in the U.S. Because of their brave service, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and paramedics experience some of the highest rates for work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in our country. In […]

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The 13 Most Common EMS Emergencies for EMTs & Paramedics

EMTs and Paramedics provide emergency care for a wide range of injuries and illnesses—from minor wounds and fractures, allergies and headaches, to traumatic injuries, cardiac arrest, seizures, and stroke. (Click here to learn how to become an EMT). In most cases, EMS providers will have some idea of what conditions they will encounter before they […]

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From EMT to Nurse: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Registered Nurse: Duties, Responsibilities, Education, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary If you’re an EMT or Paramedic and you’re considering a career change in the broader healthcare field, nursing may be your calling. Like emergency medicine, nursing is a challenging and rewarding job that provides the opportunity to help others on […]

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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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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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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 […]

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On the Front Lines: The Role of EMTs and Paramedics During a Pandemic

“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” — Sir Winston Churchill Around the world, COVID-19 has overwhelmed healthcare resources like never before. In response, the roles of EMTs and paramedics have been dramatically expanded to meet the critical needs of public safety. What was already a challenging and fast-paced job, has become even more […]

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How To Safely Support Your Community During the Pandemic

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”  — Desmond Tutu In times of crisis and uncertainty, people come together to support one another. In the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, millions of people have fallen sick, thousands have died, and more tragic events could follow. […]