How EMS Could Use Drones Now and in the Future

How EMS Could Use Drones Now and in the Future

Turn on ESPN and you can now see contestants racing drones through abandoned malls in heated competition. Yes, drone racing is a multi-million dollar, mainstream sport. Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), have become almost commonplace. But it’s not all fun...
Emergency Medical Information You Should Store in Your Phone

Emergency Medical Information You Should Store in Your Phone

If you’re a first responder, you know crucial each second can be in an emergency situation. Likewise, if you’ve ever been the victim of a crash or medical emergency, you know how hard it can be to think quickly. In some situations, you are not even able to...
Are Body Cameras the Next Big Thing for EMS Workers?

Are Body Cameras the Next Big Thing for EMS Workers?

Would you be comfortable wearing a body camera while you work? Would you consider it a threat to your privacy or a welcome deterrent for assaults and false accusations? For many people in the EMS field, the answer is far from black-and-white. As some U.S....
What is the Difference Between an EMT and a Paramedic?

What is the Difference Between an EMT and a Paramedic?

The general public tends to assume that EMTs (emergency medical technicians) and paramedics are the same. Paramedic and EMT job duties and skills complement one another, but differ in key ways. Whether you’re a student contemplating your future or someone considering...