For the EMT Program Introduction: EMT students enter the EMT Program certified with the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider card. While they all have had the course, many of them do not truly understand the importance of early recognition of cardiac arrest and early CPR. Many people tend to think that Emergency Medical Service jobs are all […]
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EMTs save lives in many ways.
The AED, or Automated External Defibrillator, is an extremely valuable tool that saves many lives every day. It can be used by citizens as well as the Emergency Medical Services professional. Malls, airports, and many businesses have AEDs available for the bystander to use. As an EMT, we do not often witness a patient’s sudden […]
EMT students are certified in CPR at BLS for Healthcare Provider level prior to entering the EMT Program. Many do not know that Heartsaver CPR (Citizen CPR) is different- the layperson is not taught to ventilate the patient via mouth-to-mouth or mouth-to-mask. This video is a fun, perhaps irreverent way to illustrate the difference between […]
I confess, I actually have not read many blogs related to EMS, preferring to spend what little spare time I have reading photography books and taking pictures! Delving into the blogosphere was more interesting and fun than I thought it would be! I found a blog titled ‘7 EMS Blogs You should read’ by Steve […]