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12
Apr

7 Ways to Take Care of Your Mental Health as an EMS Provider

If you work in EMS, you’re an essential part of the emergency response team, responsible for providing immediate medical care to patients in critical conditions. Due to the nature of your job, you may often face stressful and traumatic incidents that can impact your mental health as an EMS professional.  The good news is there are ways to take care

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22
Mar

How to Call an Ambulance and What to Expect

In life-threatening emergencies, time is of the essence, and every second counts. So, acting quickly and getting medical help as soon as possible is crucial. However, not everyone knows how to call an ambulance or what to do in such situations. In this guide, we’ll explain step-by-step how to call an ambulance. With this knowledge, you can feel confident and

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13
Feb

Everything You Need to Know About Dialysis Transportation

Many patients who need dialysis have appointments that last several hours, as often as three or four times a week. The frequency and duration of these appointments can make it difficult to rely on a loved one for transportation, and it can be dangerous for patients to drive. Professional dialysis transportation services provide an alternative way for patients to get

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13
Feb

DCAP BTLS: EMS Abbreviation Meaning and Usage

Soft tissue injuries may not be immediately visible, but they can significantly impact a patient’s health and recovery. So, you need to learn to recognize and treat them. Thankfully, the DCAP BTLS mnemonic can help you remember how to deal with soft tissue injuries. Whether it’s a sprain, strain, or contusion, prompt and proper treatment of soft tissue injuries can

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10
Jan

Private vs. Public Ambulance Service: Differences, Pros, and Cons

Whether it’s an emergency or non-emergency situation, sometimes, you can’t avoid a trip to a medical facility. You must contact an ambulance service to assist you in these situations. So, should you call a public or private ambulance service? Discover the differences between public and private ambulance services and their pros and cons. Private Ambulance Services Private ambulances are owned

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9
Jan

12 Practical EMS Tips for New EMTs

Being an EMT comes with its hassles, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. Especially if you have the guidance and expertise of veteran EMTs to rely on. Compiled by seasoned EMTs and paramedics, these EMS tips will help you in your day-to-day duties. Here are some trade secrets every new EMT should know.  EMS Tips to Help You Excel as

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2
Dec

10 Tips to Help You Nail Your EMT Job Interview

After getting the required qualifications to be an EMT, your next hurdle will be passing an EMT interview. While interviews can be terrifying, preparing well will set you up for success. Whether this is your first job or you’re a veteran changing ambulance companies, these 10 tips can help you get over the jitters and ace your EMT interview. Get

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16
Nov

EMS Jobs 101: Everything About EMS Roles, Duties, Salaries, and How to Apply

EMS jobs require hard work, commitment, and sacrifice. To save lives, EMTs and paramedics must work together smoothly. If you want to have a job in EMS, you must understand the difference between the roles and responsibilities. Plus, knowing the career path and salary expectations in EMS can also help you plan your future. This guide will help you understand

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1
Nov

EMS School Guide: How Long Is It and How Much Does It Cost?

Before you can become an EMT or paramedic, you must complete a course at EMS school. Completing an EMS course takes time, commitment, and ambition. So, being well-prepared and knowing what you want is always best before you apply.  This article answers every question you may have about EMS school. Discover the different qualifications, what you need before you apply,

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27
Sep

6 Benefits of Being a Volunteer EMT

  Being a volunteer EMT is one of the easiest ways to get into EMS. However, there are many more perks to being a volunteer EMT than just getting firsthand EMS experience. So, if you’re considering becoming one, the benefits listed here will help you decide. Who Is a Volunteer EMT? Volunteer EMTs work alongside professional EMTs to carry out

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