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  • Amino Spiking: Ensuring Your Protein is Truly Clean

    Amino Spiking: Ensuring Your Protein is Truly Clean All about the deceptive practice of amino spiking in protein supplements.By Mariah Xzena Briones, RMTCertification SpecialistIn the world of fitness and health, the popularity of whey protein shakes has surged, mainly due to their high protein content and low presence of non-protein elements. However, a dark secret…

  • A Geriatric Head Injury

    A Geriatric Head Injury Things to keep in mind for elderly trauma patients.By Marven Ewen, MDMedical DirectorAfter imbibing his usual pre-dinner cocktails, the patient, a 69-year-old retired executive, decided to go and check his mailbox. As he approached the mailbox, he missed the step off the curb and lost his balance, falling forward and striking…

  • Meet AMT: Aaron H.

    Meet AMT: Aaron H. We interview our staff members for details on their EMS journey.When/why did you first become interested in working in the EMS field? I initially decided to get NREMT certified while I was doing post-bacc pre-med studies in an effort to boost my med school applications and achieve the required patient care…

  • Harnessing the Power of Dietary Fiber for a Healthier You

    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.By Mariah Xzena Briones, RMTCertification SpecialistIn the quest for optimal health, one cannot overlook the pivotal role that dietary fiber plays in promoting overall well-being. Often referred…

  •    A Guide to the 2024 NREMT EMT Renewal ProcessAn answer to the most common question we receive: How do I renew my EMT certification?By Jenny Ewen, BA, NREMTEditor-In-ChiefRefreshing your EMT certification can be a confusing and complicated process. Our goal at AMT is to make it simple, by offering all the required hours in one…

  • A Grumpy Old Man

    A Grumpy Old Man An ER visit with a change in personality.By Marven Ewen, MDMedical DirectorA 72-year-old man was brought to the hospital after a grand mal seizure. Upon arrival at his home, the paramedics found the patient to be in a postictal condition and incontinent.    He gradually regained consciousness in the ER shortly…

  • Meet AMT: Jerry S.

    Meet AMT: Jerry S. We interview our staff members for details on their EMS journey.When/why did you first become interested in working in the EMS field? My father was a volunteer firefighter throughout my childhood.  I grew up around the fire station and saw what a great experience he and the other firefighters had helping…

  •  CIPAWhat if you couldn’t feel pain or temperature? By Jenny Ewen, BA, NREMTEditor-In-ChiefPain is an inevitable part of life that can result in a sting from a paper cut or ongoing chronic pain illnesses that highly affect overall quality of life. Experiencing pain can have a range of side effects, including altered sleep and sexual function,…

  • Oh, Christmas Tree

    Oh, Christmas Tree An ER visit after decorating a Christmas tree.By Marven Ewen, MDMedical DirectorIt was the Christmas holiday season. A time of good cheer, festivities and, unfortunately, holiday-related accidents.    Rudolf, a 32-year-old accountant, had just arrived home late at night from his office Christmas party, filled with Christmas cheer and spiked eggnog. He…

  • HIIT: A Fitness Strategy for Transformative Health

    HIIT: A Fitness Strategy for Transformative Health HIIT has been a workout method for a long time – but is it actually effective?By Mariah Xzena Briones, RMTCertification SpecialistIn the fast-paced world of fitness, one approach has emerged as a game-changer: High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT). HIIT is a fitness strategy characterized by alternating short bursts of…