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  • Meet AMT: Bryce W.

    We interview our staff members for details on their EMS journey.

  • Harnessing the Power of Dietary Fiber for a Healthier You

    A deep dive into fiber – what it does, where to find it, and how much you actually need.

  • A Guide to the NREMT EMT Renewal Process

    An answer to the most common question we receive: How do I renew my EMT certification?

  • Meet AMT: Jerry S.

    We interview our staff members for details on their EMS journey.

  • CIPA

    What if you couldn’t feel pain or temperature?

  • A Brewing Problem

    Excessive alcohol use is responsible for approximately 88,000 deaths per year, and is known to be a contributing factor in motor vehicle accidents, homicides, suicides, sexual assault, domestic violence, and unintentional injury. Because of this, it is frequently the case that EMS professionals are called to a scene in which alcohol has been involved.It is…

  • Influenza: Deadly Myths and Sickening Facts

    This winter the influenza virus is hitting the country especially hard. A major reason for this tougher-than-usual flu season is that this year’s most prevalent strain of the influenza virus is especially nasty. There are four different species of influenza virus known as A, B, C, and D, with the seasonal flu being caused by…

  • Case Study: Young Man with Severe Chest Pain

    He was sitting up leaning slightly forward when I entered the exam room. This 22-year-old man said he started having severe central chest pain that he described as sharp while playing soccer. He decided to lay down on the sidelines and see if it would go away, but it actually got worse when he laid…

  • The Mentally Impaired Patient: How Providers Can Help During A Crisis

    As a healthcare professional, you’ve seen it all. You’ve responded to critical medical situations that would leave the average person paralyzed by panic and fear. Heart attacks, drug overdoses and life-threatening injuries – you’ve handled them all! Experience has made you competent, quick on your feet and an expert problem solver.What about the mentally impaired…

  • Cystic Fibrosis

    What is Cystic Fibrosis?Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease that alters the cells producing mucus, sweat, and digestive fluid – these all become thick and sticky instead of slippery and thin. These secretions then clog pathways in the body, particularly in the lungs and pancreas.In the lungs, the airways become clogged and bacteria gets…