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 Offers Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving

During this time of year, we always reflect on how thankful we are for the EMS community. They work tirelessly to help keep the public safe, even if that means working through the holidays and sacrificing time with their families. Now that we’re on the cusp of Thanksgiving, we’d like to advocate for your safety […]

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. […]

Spooky Places You Can Visit for Halloween | Unitek EMT

Spooky Places You Can Visit for Halloween

In honor of the holiday, we’d like to wish you all a Happy Halloween and deliver a spooky blog post! It goes without saying that safety comes first—we can only imagine what kind of calls EMS personnel have received on Halloween—but it can be a lot of fun to celebrate the holiday, and we thought […]

Unitek EMT Looks at the History of Modern EMS

A Look at the History of Modern EMS

Today, we’re going to take a look at some of the most informative years in modern EMS! If you didn’t know, EMS stands for emergency medical services. EMS personnel perform a vital service for the public, and they alleviate the suffering of others. Without a doubt, they are the unsung heroes of the healthcare field. […]

Unitek EMT Reports on the Importance of the Flu Vaccine

The Importance of the Flu Vaccine

Now that it’s officially flu season, we’d like to delve into the importance of the flu vaccine. Not only can the flu be highly contagious, but it can prevent you from partaking in daily activities and can even cause serious health complications. As you can imagine, flu season greatly affects EMS personnel. In January 2018, […]

Unitek EMT Looks at Science Journal EMS Studies

Science Journal EMS Studies

Would you like to learn more about current EMS studies? If so, you’re in luck! We’re going to take a closer look at the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS), a great resource for both veteran and budding EMS professionals. According to their website, JEMS “seeks to improve patient care in the prehospital setting and […]

Unitek EMT Looks Back at Operation Urban Rescue

Looking Back at Operation Urban Rescue

For EMS workers, preparation is often the key to success. At Unitek EMT, we strive to not only prepare our students but our community as well. In 2014, Unitek hosted a mass-casualty simulation called Operation Urban Rescue. Not only were numerous agencies involved, but various Unitek students also participated in the event. This real-world disaster […]

EMT Certification for Aspiring Firefighters and How EMT Training Can Help

EMT Certification for Aspiring Firefighters

If you’re interested in becoming a firefighter, it would be advantageous to seek out EMT certification as well! While it greatly depends on the state and the region, most employers will require firefighters to obtain certification as an EMT or a paramedic. This is largely because firefighters respond to numerous calls that necessitate emergency medical […]