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

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …