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From EMT to Health Information Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become a Health Information Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMTs and paramedics work directly with patients daily. It’s part of what makes the job exciting, because no one can predict who will need treatment or why. But some EMTs may find that while they love emergency medicine, they […]

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From EMT to Emergency Room Technician: EMT Career Guide

How to Become an ER Technician: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary EMT certification is an excellent first step towards a fulfilling career in emergency medicine. Many EMT-certified professionals will choose to work as medical first responders throughout their entire career. Some may continue their EMS training to grow in their field […]

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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 rewarding and a great way to earn valuable experience—experience that can lead to greater career opportunities beyond emergency medical support. (See our full list of alternative jobs for EMTs and paramedics) One such […]

10 Alternative Jobs for EMTs & Paramedics in 2019

10 Alternative Jobs for EMTs & Paramedics in 2019

Learn What Other Jobs You Can Get with EMT-B or Paramedic Certification Becoming an EMT or Paramedic is a strong career choice. EMS is a growing field and jobs are plentiful across the country. Furthermore, you help people every single day and there are plenty of opportunities to grow within the field. For example, some […]

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How to Get an Ambulance Driver’s License

Are you interested in seeking an ambulance driver’s license? Before we take a closer look, let’s start with some background information about ambulance operators. They typically assist other EMS personnel with loading and unloading patients from the ambulance. At times, they may need to perform CPR or assist with other general duties. In California, ambulance […]

EMT to Police Officer: Career Guide for Joining the Force

EMT to Police Officer: Career Guide for Joining the Force

How to Become a Police Officer: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary The world needs more good police officers, and your training as an EMT may help you become just that. While the connection between police officer and EMT may not be immediately clear, there are several. Police are typically the first […]

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EMT to Doctor: How to Prepare For Medical School

Being an EMT Offers the Best Clinical Experience for Pre-Med Students For those with an interest in medicine, becoming a doctor is often the ultimate goal. As a doctor, the pay is much better, the responsibilities are greater, and then you have the opportunity to change the entire medical industry through your work (plus, it’s […]

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EMT to Firefighter: Career Guide for Firefighter EMTs

How to Become a Firefighter EMT: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary They’re the first line of defense against disasters. They wait 24-hours a day just in case they’re needed. And they’re the first to rush into literal flames to save another human being’s life. Few careers are as heroic as being […]

EMT to Paramedic: A Career Guide for Aspiring Paramedics

EMT to Paramedic: Career Guide for Aspiring Paramedics

How to Become a Paramedic: Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary Working as a first responder is one of the most noble (and helpful) career paths a person can follow. From the start of your shift to the last minute of your day (and sometimes during off-hours as well), you’re the first […]

How to Become an EMT Instructor

How to Become an EMT Instructor

Duties, Responsibilities, Schooling, Requirements, Certifications, Job Outlook, and Salary For people who suffer life-threatening injuries, EMTs play an essential role in saving their lives. The services provided my medical first responders are priceless. However, these men and women don’t become Emergency Medical Technicians on their own. Someone has to train and certify them before they […]