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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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 …

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 …

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 …

Not The Average Hospital Transport
November 13, 2009 – 6:24 pm | No Comment
Not The Average Hospital Transport

By Jamey Perkins
In 1999 I was in the midst of transporting a cardiac patient from a small rural hospital to a larger hospital that was more capable of taking care of their particular cardiac problem. …