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EMT Christmas Gift Ideas

Shopping for the first responder in your life can make finding EMT Christmas gifts difficult. Paramedics and EMTs are often a humble bunch who don’t brag or talk about specifics much. This can make finding paramedic Christmas gifts and EMT Read more…


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Coming up with ideas about gifts for paramedics and EMTs in your life can be a real challenge. It’s hard to know what items your first responder needs versus the tools they already have. Finding EMT gifts can be difficult, Read more…


Rule of Nines Rule of Palms Graphic

The rule of nines is a great tool for quickly estimating the percentage of burn injury present on a patient. It’s an important assessment skill that will be used during your career and will likely come up during the National Read more…


Dangers of Social Media for EMS

By now we have all heard cases about medical personnel losing their jobs, and even licenses, for misusing social media in the workplace. There have been EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, nurses and even doctors who have learned about the dangers of Read more…


Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Graphic

Carbon monoxide poisoning can be hard to recognize when it occurs in the field. The symptoms of CO poisoning are similar to flu symptoms and can result in death. According to the CDC, carbon monoxide kills more Americans than any Read more…


Top 10 Best EMS Pants

EMS pants are an important part of a first responders wardrobe and can help EMTs and paramedics perform at an optimum level. A bad pair of EMT pants can limit range of motion and be uncomfortable for long shifts. Emergency medical Read more…


Heat Illness for the EMT-2

It’s that time of year again, and in California we are experiencing heat waves and wild fires. With high humidity and temperatures over 100°F many people are at risk for a heat illness, especially our firefighters. Communities have opened up Read more…


35 Paramedic books and EMT book Graphic

This article includes a variety of great EMT books and paramedic books for training, education and casual reading. There are autobiographical EMT books written by former and active members of EMS along with fun fictional stories that contain characters working Read more…


Hand Hygiene for EMS

The topic of hand hygiene has always been important for healthcare workers. It can have a big impact on your health, your patient’s health, and even the health of your family. While handwashing may not seem like a big deal, Read more…


Listening to posterior breath sounds

This guide to auscultating lung sounds will cover everything emergency medical technicians (EMT) need to know about assessing a patient’s breath sounds. Lung auscultation is an important medical skill that EMTs and paramedics should be familiar with. You will learn Read more…

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