The Life of an EMT

While deciding to pursue a career as an EMT may not be the highest paying job, the rewards that go with the position often level out the playing field in the eyes of those that practice. While most people know that EMTs aid in saving lives, many people don’t understand what goes into the day […]

First Aid for New Parents

Safety is a very important issue when there are small children living in your household. As a parent, you will need to protect your children from all potential dangers and take the necessary steps to ensure a safe environment within your home. Unfortunately, accidents may still occur even if you have done your best to […]

Advantages of Electronic Medical Records

We all know that the world of medicine continues to transform as technology provides us more efficient ways to care for patients. One of the most important and game changing advances in medicine was the introduction of the Electronic Medical Record, also known as EMR. Serving as a digital version of the traditional paper medical […]

Spring Safety Tips

As each new season arises, the elements of the weather and the traditions of the season leave us with different safety precautions and tips to consider. Although it may seem that the greater risks are behind us as we move away from the potentially dangerous weather we had faced in winter, spring has its own […]

Crowd Management Plans to Reduce Emergency Hazards

Parades, concerts, and political rallies are just some events that draw a large crowd. Putting aside the excitement of the event, there are many things to consider when an event is planned that is expected to draw a large crowd. There is a great deal of planning that goes into preparing for a large event, […]

5 Signs You Were Meant to be an Emergency Responder

Signing on to be an emergency responder is no easy task. Besides the obvious emotional strength that needs to come with it, you will be physically and mentally tested every day your step into the field. Living the life of an EMS provider can be a difficult one. Many emergency responders deal with family issues, […]

8 Tips to Pass Your Paramedic Exam

Making the commitment to become a Paramedic is one that will take up a great amount of time in your life. While the process leads to the rewarding experience of saving lives, getting to that point is a roller coaster with curves and dips that will leave you tired emotionally and physically. Since your teachers […]

How Opioid Drugs are Changing the Scene for EMS

The use of recreational drugs has long been a problem throughout the United States. But, in recent years, the increase of opioid drug abuse has become an epidemic. With a record number of overdoses from opioid drugs reported, and as it continues to rise, the illegal use of these drugs has led to a public […]

How Mobile Apps are Saving Lives

As technology advances, so does medicine. But, who would have thought that the simple installation of an application on your phone can lead to saving a person’s life. That is exactly where technology has brought us, as we can rely on the help of those around us during emergency situations. In our ever-advancing world, doctors, […]

Emergency Calls: When Snow Removal Leads to Injury

As the beauty of winter emerges and we rise to see Mother Nature’s first snowfall, it is important to keep in mind the dangers that come with the storm. We notice all the excitement of our first winter storm as children quickly dress in snowsuits and head outside. We sit back and relax with a […]

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