Transitioning to Healthcare from Other Careers

Transitioning to Healthcare from Other Careers

Many graduates choose a career before they fully understand what they want from their professional life. However, some find out later in life that they aren’t happy with their chosen career. By the time they realize it they may feel it’s too late to start...
How to Handle Medical Questions from Friends and Family

How to Handle Medical Questions from Friends and Family

“Do you think this rash is poison ivy, or something worse?” “My co-worker has been feeling really tired lately, what could be wrong with her?” It’s not unusual for EMTs and paramedics to receive lots of unsolicited questions, once people know what you do for a...
10 Key Traits of a Great EMT

10 Key Traits of a Great EMT

There is nothing easy about being an emergency medical technician or paramedic. First, you have to become one,  no easy feat between the hours of training and passing a state or national test. Once that happens, EMTs find themselves in a position of making literal...
Fastest Growing Jobs in Healthcare

Fastest Growing Jobs in Healthcare

The world moves fast. Careers opportunities evolve or sometimes disappear. However, healthcare is an industry that won’t likely go away or become completely automated. The medical field relies on face-to-face interaction and support. Some things you can can’t...
Working with Patients and Their Service Animals

Working with Patients and Their Service Animals

More medical professionals, health organizations, and businesses recognize the benefits of service and support animals. These companions provide mental and physical health and safety. You will undoubtedly encounter service animals in your work. It’s a good idea to...
5 Tips for Working Successfully with Older Patients

5 Tips for Working Successfully with Older Patients

When you work in healthcare, you learn to interact with all different kinds of people. One of the most common, but also challenging groups you encounter is older patients. Working with the elderly isn’t so different as treating the rest of the population. Sure, you...