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When Code 3 Is Not Fast Enough

By Kory L. Sandoz, EMT-B, EMD, CFCWe have all heard of the “Golden Hour,” the critical hour in which to get a trauma patient to definitive care to ensure the best chance of survival. Many EMTs and EMRs do not have the luxury of having a Level 1 Trauma Center close by. One of the…

The Physiology of Shock

Understanding Shock The body’s response to preserve blood flow to vital organs.By Marven Ewen, MD, ABFMMedical DirectorEMT students unfamiliar with human physiology often find it difficult to remember what symptoms to expect in the case of shock. Shock is defined as: inadequate blood circulation to meet tissue demand. In order to remember what to look…

The Three Learning Styles

By Jenny Ewen, Marketing & Student ServicesThe best way to succeed at learning, understanding, and memorizing is to know your personal learning style. That way, you can cater how you spend time in-class and studying to the methods that work best for you, instead of spending time trying to study in a way that is…

Summer is Coming: A Guide to Vitamin D

By Jenny Ewen, BA, Marketing and Student ServicesVitamin D is the best part of sunshine (besides the warmth). It is essential to your body because it is necessary to absorbing calcium and phosphorous (making strong bones and teeth), boosting your immune system, staving off depression, and even protecting against certain diseases, such as cancer. An…

Case Study: The Autonomic Nervous System

By Marven Ewen, MD, Medical DirectorThe autonomic nervous system is that part of the nervous system that is responsible for homeostasis and the flight-or-fight response. Generally, the autonomic system operates without conscious input. It is triggered by our emotional response, as well as complex hormonal feedback loops. This autonomic nervous system is composed of the…

New Location

By Sean Ewen, MD, EMTProgram DirectorI am excited to announce Allied Medical Training will soon be moving to a new location! We are coming to the end of the lease at our current facility and need more space. Our new location more than doubles our current space and provides up to 5 separate classroom areas,…

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