Remembering 9/11

When we hear the date 9/11, I think most of us tend to recall where we were on that tragic day. It’s difficult not to think of the lives that were lost, the sheer destruction and the devastation. While reading firsthand accounts and later recollections, I was struck by one particular commonality: most people noted […]

Predictions for the Future of EMS

With the advancement of technology, numerous experts have predicted quite a few changes for the field of EMS. An excellent article at EMS1.com has delved into several of these predictions. Along with compiling data, they interviewed healthcare experts and discussed the various possibilities. Below we have included some of these predictions from EMS1’s insightful article. […]

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 […]

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 […]

EMT Basic Training

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]