Unitek EMT: A Day in the Life of a Student

Ever wondered what life is like for students at Unitek EMT? If you’ve found yourself searching for the phrase “EMT training bay area,” we’d like to give you an inside look at our EMT program. Let’s start with visualizing the setting; our Fremont Campus is located in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. […]

Unitek EMT: Basic Life Support Continuing Education Course

The benefits of Basic Life Support training are nothing short of incredible. When a person undergoes cardiac arrest, survival hinges on receiving immediate cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from a bystander. More often than not, the nearest person is an individual without any medical expertise, such as a spouse, a family member, or a coworker. According to […]

EMT Continuing Education: Refresher Course

As we know, lives often depend on the quick thinking of Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). Whether lives are on the line or people are simply in need of help, EMTs answer emergency calls and act as first responders. In healthcare, education and experience are both vital to becoming a seasoned veteran. To ensure that EMTs […]

National EMS Certification Exam Tips

While it can be daunting to take the NREMT exam, it is a critical step in your EMS career. Not only does EMS certification serve as an important milestone, but it also protects the public and assures potential employers. To gain certification, you must take a cognitive exam as well as a psychomotor skills exam. […]

Unitek EMT: Continuing Education Overview

Looking to enhance your career in emergency medical services? At Unitek EMT, we offer a myriad of continuing education courses. These contemporary EMS courses maintain industry standards, and they’ll equip you with various cutting-edge techniques. They will also prepare you by providing the knowledge needed for current industry certifications. Taught by experts in the field, […]

National EMS Certification Process

The importance of national certification If you’re pursuing a career in emergency medical services, it’s important to be aware of the certification process. After all, national EMS certification attests to the competence of an EMS professional. It also assures the public, licensing officials, and potential employers. In the United States, EMS certification is provided by […]

Job Market Growth for EMTs

A closer look at the EMT profession  If you’re interested in emergency medical services (EMS), you might want to learn more about two key EMS careers: paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). These rescue workers treat the sick or injured in emergency situations. Due to the nature of the job, lives often hinge on the […]

Unitek EMT and the Key Advantages of the Program

No matter where you live, you know the sound of an ambulance’s siren. The piercing wail is a familiar noise in cities and suburbs alike. For many, sirens promise two things: danger and aid. Whether it’s a high-stakes incident or a calm, quiet transport, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) respond to emergency calls and provide immediate […]

EMT Students to Participate in Operation Rolling Chaos Training Exercise

On April 5th, Unitek EMT is hosting Operation Urban Rescue, one of the largest multi-agency, mass-casualty training simulations ever held in the Bay Area. This year’s scenario is a large-scale military and civilian response to a simulated domestic disturbance in Fremont, California. Participants will respond to an armed insurgent threat, improvised explosive devices, hazardous materials, critical medical […]

Baseball Coach Becomes EMT for the Sake of His Team

Head Softball Coach at Jefferson County Middle High School, Coach Brown, has been witness to his fair share of injuries on and off the field. After watching too many players suffer asthma attacks and broken bones, Coach Brown decided he could do something to help. He decided to become a certified Emergency Medical Technician. “I […]