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Publishing Handbooks

If you’re new to emergency medical services, you may not know about the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT). They function 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 […]

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How EMTs Stay Safe

While Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) act as first responders, they must also take precautions to ensure that their safety isn’t at risk. Rules and regulations can usually be gleaned through EMT basic training, but others are learned through experience in the field. Today, we’d like to highlight some general safety tips for EMTs and other […]

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Career Resources for EMS Personnel

Don’t worry if you’re new to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) or haven’t had a chance to do as much research as you’d like. There are many stellar resources at your fingertips, and we’ve put together a list of them for you! Of course, these are only some of the resources you’ll find for EMS professionals. […]

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EMS Stories from the Summer of 2018

It isn’t hard to find heroic stories about EMS workers. Whether they’re responding to a high-stakes call or completing a calm, quiet transport, EMS professionals are constantly helping others. Today, we want to shed a light on some exceptional EMS stories from the summer of 2018. These tales of valor were all found on a […]

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15 Inspirational EMS Quotes

Sometimes, it can be downright impossible to find inspiration. We all have tough days, and that’s okay—in fact, overcoming those moments is a part of life. When you want to be uplifted, though, we hope you’ll read this list and feel both comforted and empowered. Here you’ll find encouraging words, true grit, and a sense […]

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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 […]

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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, […]