Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #3

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #3

Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. This statistic was reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). On their website, they also cite a survey in which only 38% of respondents were aware of all major symptoms and knew to call 911 when someone was having […]

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #2

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series #2

Imagine being so cold that you actually start to feel incredibly, irrationally hot. This is what can happen during the final stages of hypothermia. Unfortunately, some people do not recognize the signs until it’s too late—confusion is one possible symptom of hypothermia. At Unitek EMT, we recently started a series that examines specific conditions, provides […]

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series

Unitek EMT’s First Aid Series

Have you ever wondered what happens to the body during a seizure? At Unitek EMT, we’re starting a new series that aims to answer questions like this one.1 In each segment, we’ll look into a specific event, provide relevant information, and review what should typically be done until EMS workers arrive. For today’s segment, we’ve […]

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Australia

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Australia

Welcome to another installment of our exploratory series: A Look at EMS in Different Countries! Previously, we looked at EMS in the United Kingdom, Japan, and Spain. Today we’re going to shift our focus toward Australia. As with the other segments in this series, we’ve taken our information from a source called Trek Medics International. […]

Unitek EMT Looks at Quick and Easy Recipes for EMS Workers

Quick and Easy Recipes for EMS Workers

We all know it can be tough to make dinner after a hectic work day. This is especially true for EMS workers. Sometimes they work long shifts, and other times their non-traditional hours may bleed into lunch or dinner. It’s understandable why so many people order take-out rather than healthier, more time consuming options. However, […]

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Spain | Unitek EMT

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Spain

To kick off 2019, we’ve decided to continue our exploratory series: A Look at EMS in Different Countries! Recently, we looked at EMS in Japan and the United Kingdom, and today we’re going to shift our focus toward Spain. Whether you’re naturally curious or you’d like to know for future travel plans, we hope this […]

Unitek EMT Looks at Emergency Medical Services in Japan

A Look at Emergency Medical Services in Japan

Recently, we started a blog post series to explore emergency medical services (EMS) in other countries. Last week we looked at EMS in the United Kingdom, and today we’re going to shift our focus toward Japan. Whether you’re naturally curious or you’d like to know for future travel plans, we hope you’ll find this list […]

Unitek EMT Looks at EMS in the United Kingdom

A Look at EMS in the United Kingdom

During the holiday season, many people travel to see their families or explore new, exciting areas. Because of this, we thought it’d be the perfect time to start a new blog series: A Look at EMS in Different Countries. Our first post is going to delve into Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in the United Kingdom. […]

Unitek EMT Delves Into Healthy Eating Habits for EMS Workers

Healthy Eating Habits for EMS Workers

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it might be a good time to introduce some new habits. Consuming nutritious food can be costly in more ways than one, but it’s so critical for your body, your mind, and your abilities. This is particularly true for EMS workers! We’re going to delve into some healthy habits and […]

Unitek EMT Delves into the Importance of Self-Care and Exercise for EMTs

The Importance of Self-Care and Exercise for EMTs

At Unitek EMT, we firmly believe in the necessity of self-care and fitness. Because EMS workers perform a variety of physical tasks, it’s imperative that they go the extra mile and strive to stay healthy. Back injuries also seem prevalent in the EMS world, which further highlights the importance of exercise and proper lifting techniques. […]