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...
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...
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...
Finding Your EMS Mentor

Finding Your EMS Mentor

Growing up, many of us had mentors who shaped our youth. These individuals are integral to our lives as we mature. What many people don’t realize is how important mentors adult professionals, too. We never stop needing guidance in our lives and careers. A mentor can...
Resolve to Learn New Skills in 2018

Resolve to Learn New Skills in 2018

If you are an emergency medical technician or paramedic, you are a highly trained first responder. Your knowledge and skills are highly valuable to the communities where you work. You courageously walk into unpredictable situations and even sometimes step into heroic...