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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…


What do EMT's do infographic

I had no idea what an Emergency Medical Technician was or what’s included in an EMT job description. I never really thought about who worked in ambulances and I definitely didn’t know the difference between EMTs and paramedics. What do Read more…


air-rescue- 2

There is some confusion out there about EMS and EMTs. In fact, a frequently asked question is: What’s the difference between EMS and EMT? After reading EMS vs EMT you will know and understand the answer.   EMS vs EMT: Read more…


Discover 15 Real Reasons To Become An EMT Now

An Emergency Medical Technician, or EMT, is a trained medical professional who can assess, treat and provide transport for patients as needed. EMTs respond to both medical and trauma related emergencies by using Basic Life Support skills on sick and Read more…


Superhero EMT

    Whether you are thinking about becoming an emergency medical technician (EMT) or are already working as an EMT, you might be wondering: Do I have what it takes to be an EMT? Often after years of working in Read more…


Medical Terminology Emergency Medical Response

An Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is a first responder who can treat the sick an injured in emergency situations. EMTs are also frequently the first on scene to accidents and other emergency situations. They are responsible for assessing patients for Read more…


What is an EMT Ambulance

EMT stands for Emergency Medical Technician. In the past EMTs have been referred to as “ambulance attendants” and “ambulance drivers.”   However, ambulance driving is only a small part of some EMT jobs.   The modern EMT is more highly Read more…


Difference between EMT and Paramedic

Difference Between EMT and Paramedic There is a vast difference between EMT and Paramedic personnel but many people think all ambulance workers are trained the same. There are different levels of trained medical professionals working on ambulances because some emergencies Read more…

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