Sweet Discounts for EMTs

Are you an EMT trying to save a life and a buck? …See what I did there? This economy is no joke and even if you work full time, keeping up with bills is a struggle for everyone. Lucky for you there are tons of places that offer discounts to EM’s for all that you […]

Powerful Affirmations for EMS Students and EMTs

What’s up, everyone? How are we feeling, today? Amanda here with a new blog to hopefully help you say “not today” to feelings of panic and negativity. It’s no secret that EMS students and frontline workers are susceptible to mental fatigue and physical burnout. Luckily, there are endless ways to keep a level head during […]

Bad EMS calls happen. Here’s how to deal

Hey readers. Amanda here with another blog post. This one is a little different from other articles on our blog, as it covers a more serious topic. We’re discussing traumatic calls that have the potential to disturb your state of mind. You’re only human, after all. As an EMT, you’ll see accidents, overdoses, trauma, and […]

EMT Boot Camp: A Comprehensive Training Program for Future First Responders

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) play a crucial role in providing medical care and transportation to individuals in need. EMTs are often the first responders on the scene of accidents, medical emergencies, and other life-threatening situations. To become an EMT, individuals must complete a rigorous training program that prepares them to handle the challenges and demands […]

Types of EMT

There are four types of nationally recognized emergency responders. Three of these have been categorized as emergency medical technicians at some point in time. The classification of EMTs changed over the last several years. And as a result there may be some confusion with regard to the different types of EMTs. Nationwide, per the National […]

Is the EMT exam hard?

What’s Required to take the EMT Exam The EMT exam can be considered to be moderately difficult, but can be easier with the right amount of Exam prep. In EMT school, you are generally required to complete a final written and practical examination. Technically, the practical examination will serve as the National Registry of Emergency […]

How long does it take to get EMT certified in California?

Getting EMT certified in California generally takes between 2 to 6 months, depending on the length of your EMT class, and how long your County EMS Authority takes to process your EMT Application. The process generally begins with completing all of your required prerequisites, including shots, applicable medical records, fingerprint cards, as well as your […]