Is Your Paramedic Career Stalled?
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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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Education in Economic Downturn
September 18, 2010 – 8:15 pm | 4 Comments
Education in Economic Downturn

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

When you decided to become a part of emergency services, did it …

September is National Preparedness Month
September 2, 2010 – 9:00 pm | No Comment
September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month (NPM) was created to help people become aware of the potentials for emergencies and to help plan for the possibility of such events. Each September, the Ready Campaign and Citizens Corps., help …

Medicaid Abuse From The Mind of a Paramedic
August 30, 2010 – 7:52 pm | 6 Comments
Medicaid Abuse From The Mind of a Paramedic

By Jamey Perkins
It’s 5:30 am in a small city in northwest Indiana. Jerry, a veteran paramedic of 13 years, and his partner Karen are getting ready to leave the ambulance station for a run that …

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 …

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 …