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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When to Call an Ambulance
June 22, 2010 – 4:52 pm | No Comment
When to Call an Ambulance

By Jamey Perkins
Sparked by this article, recently published on CNN, I began thinking about the subject.
To summarize, a husband, who is also an emergency medic, noticed his wife displaying stroke like symptoms. Since his wife …

Interview With Volunteer Fireman Dave
June 11, 2010 – 6:23 pm | No Comment
Interview With Volunteer Fireman Dave

By Jamey Perkins
This interview is done with Dave M. He is a volunteer fireman in the state of Illinois for a rural fire department. In this interview, he explains that his father was a fireman …

Breech baby delivered with umbilical cord complications
June 3, 2010 – 5:03 pm | No Comment
Breech baby delivered with umbilical cord complications

As EMS workers, we often times get “Woman in labor” calls. However, most times when we arrive the patient has already found a ride to the hospital or after our initial exam it is obvious …

Funny Paramedic Video
May 25, 2010 – 6:15 pm | No Comment

I saw this today, and got a huge chuckle out of it. Make sure to watch what this Paramedic does at the end of the video. It really is pretty funny. It reminds me of …

Paramedic to RN Degree Program Online
May 14, 2010 – 4:53 am | No Comment
Paramedic to RN Degree Program Online

After being a medic for 16 years, I was struggling to figure out a way of continuing a career in medicine. The long nights and stress that comes with the job was taking a severe …

The Competition
April 25, 2010 – 4:59 pm | No Comment
The Competition

During a rather lengthy stretch of time on the ambulance, my partner and I got a little competitive. I had one of those during a three day shift. My partner, an EMS Manager, was telling …