Is Your Paramedic Career Stalled?
December 17, 2012 – 5:30 pm | No Comment

Life in Emergency Medical Services is one of the most rewarding careers in public safety. But, as with any career, you need to have room for advancement. Without advancement opportunities, a career can begin to …

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Notable Fire Service Blogs
August 26, 2010 – 2:22 am | No Comment
Notable Fire Service Blogs

Writing on a continuous basis to this blog gets very difficult sometimes. Since this site is about a lot more than just the blog, I often find myself running behind. Keeping up good content about …

10 Reasons Why Modern EMS is Broken
August 5, 2010 – 5:18 pm | No Comment
10 Reasons Why Modern EMS is Broken

By Jamey Perkins
In 1989, my neighbor invited my wife and I over for dinner. It was that evening that I learned he was an EMT, and I was fascinated by what he told me about …

Illegal Immigration is a Matter of Public Safety and Homeland Security
August 3, 2010 – 7:49 pm | 3 Comments
Illegal Immigration is a Matter of Public Safety and Homeland Security

By Jamey Perkins
The United States has always prided itself on being a “Free Country.” In fact, it is the very foundation that the U.S. was formed upon. When stopping to see the big picture, one …

A Tale of Three Paramedics
July 22, 2010 – 2:33 am | No Comment
A Tale of Three Paramedics

by Sherry Jones Mayo, RN, EMTP, DAAETS
Author of Confessions of a Trauma Junkie: My Life as a Nurse Paramedic
Contributing writer to Public Safety Degrees

John recently turned 40 and has been working as a paramedic for …

Your Actions Reflect on Us All
July 14, 2010 – 2:24 pm | No Comment

By Jamey Perkins
Having just read a newly published article on a small town newspaper, I am saddened. The report states that an investigation is underway against an EMT for an alleged sexual battery. Granted, in …

Water Intoxication – No Way!
July 13, 2010 – 10:58 pm | One Comment
Water Intoxication – No Way!

By Jamey Perkins
I had been a paramedic for about 4 years, and had thought I had seen almost every type of illness or injury I could see. Veteran medics all over are laughing at that …