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Unitek EMT: Expanded Online Hybrid

At Unitek EMT, we strive to prepare our students for a career in emergency medical services (EMS). Veteran EMS professionals impart critical knowledge and skills through a combination of expert lectures, simulation training, and workshop-style classes. To gain as much experience as possible, students will also partake in a clinical rotation. These either take place […]

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National EMT Recertification

Now that you have become an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), you may be wondering how and when you’ll need to recertify. By that time, you’ll have several years of experience and a deeper understanding of EMS work. According to the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), the recertification process “encourages providers to remain current […]

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The New Mobile App from the NREMT

If you’re new to emergency medical services, the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) functions as the certifying organization for the nation’s emergency medical service needs. According to the NREMT website, the mission of the registry has “always been centered on protecting the public and advancing the EMS profession.” 1 More specifically, they maintain […]

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9 Common Misconceptions About EMS Work

While there is an abundance of information at your disposal, there are also numerous misconceptions about the field of Emergency Medical Services (EMS). In an effort to clear up some of these misconceptions, we’ve compiled a list of the most common ones from professionals with firsthand experience. Read on to dispel some popular myths with […]

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National EMS Psychomotor Exam

If you’re considering a career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS), you may be looking for more information about the national certification process. One important step in this process is the psychomotor exam. A cognitive exam is also required for certification—read our general information post to learn more, or check out our 15 tips for the […]

EMT Continuing Education Courses

Unitek EMT: Nonviolent Intervention

Are you looking to enhance your career as an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professional? At Unitek EMT, we provide comprehensive EMS courses that will equip participants with cutting-edge techniques. Our courses will also provide participants with the knowledge they’ll need for certification exams. Taught by veteran EMS professionals, our active-learning classes will include expert lectures […]

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The Best Advice We’ve Heard About EMS

You might be training to become an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) worker. Alternatively, you might already be in the field, or perhaps you’ve only been contemplating a career in EMS. Regardless, it can be helpful to read tips from the driven, compassionate individuals in this business. We’ve compiled a list of advice about EMS work, […]

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Unitek EMT: Advanced Cardiac Life Support

In the United States, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) guidelines were first established by the American Heart Association. Since the 1970s, they have been continuously updated to reflect current practices and techniques. ACLS generally refers to a number of clinical interventions for the immediate treatment of cardiac arrest, stroke, and other medical emergencies. You may […]

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Unitek EMT: FAQ Faculty Series

More often than not, an emphasis is placed on programs, students, and benefits. These are all equally important facets to consider when looking at a school. At Unitek EMT, we would also like to take a closer look at our faculty. Not only are they instrumental to our success, but they play a vital role […]

National EMS Cognitive Exam

In Emergency Medical Services, the national EMS cognitive exam is a critical milestone. Whether you’re pursuing a career as an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT), or a Paramedic, the cognitive exam is an important step you will need to take. Luckily, you have plenty of […]