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2 10, 2019

Taking Codes from Chaotic to Calm

By |2019-10-01T22:05:09-07:00October 2nd, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on Taking Codes from Chaotic to Calm

As a health care worker, one of the most stressful situations you can ever face is a code blue. Whether your own patient is coding or you are called to a code somewhere else in your facility, the fact that a patient’s life is in your hands is a weighty realization. No matter how many [...]

16 08, 2019

We Have New EMT B Training Classes Open, But Can You Cut It?

By |2019-08-16T10:04:44-07:00August 16th, 2019|Classes, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on We Have New EMT B Training Classes Open, But Can You Cut It?

This is an exciting year for us. We have a couple new EMT B training courses in Oakland, and we’ve finally expanded enough to be able to open two more EMT Basic training classes in Sacramento. Great news for us, and we hope to see you there at one campus or the other. -But are [...]

31 07, 2019

EMT Certification Requirements

By |2019-07-26T10:48:33-07:00July 31st, 2019|Career Programs, EMT Training|Comments Off on EMT Certification Requirements

Working as an EMT can be incredibly rewarding if you long to help those who are unable to help themselves. As an EMT, you will provide health support to individuals of all ages who are not yet at the hospital. This could include stabilizing them, providing life-sustaining support and transporting them. Although many of your [...]

3 05, 2019

V-Tach: When to Worry and When to Treat

By |2019-04-24T08:54:11-07:00May 3rd, 2019|ACLS, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on V-Tach: When to Worry and When to Treat

The key to responding appropriately to your patients when they’re in life-threatening situations is to be able to recognize what the problem is quickly and to get them the appropriate treatment without delay. However, their symptoms may not always match up with what you believe the EKG rhythm is showing. One of the most potent [...]

6 03, 2019

What You Need to Know to Be an EMT

By |2019-02-26T20:22:18-07:00March 6th, 2019|EMT Training|Comments Off on What You Need to Know to Be an EMT

Although being an EMT is often thought of as an entry-level position to prepare you to be a paramedic or to get further into an advanced health care field, it should be seen as a smart and fulfilling use of your time and skills as well. The job itself is in high demand as medical [...]

9 01, 2019

What’s the Difference Between a Paramedic and an EMT?

By |2019-09-19T23:51:46-07:00January 9th, 2019|Career Programs, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on What’s the Difference Between a Paramedic and an EMT?

When you hear the words EMT and paramedic, you might immediately think of those people who hop out of the backs of ambulances to help individuals in emergency situations. However, an EMT is actually different from a paramedic. While both may occasionally do some of the same tasks, one has a bit more education, training, [...]

12 12, 2018

Confident Enough to Run a Code

By |2019-06-24T13:38:58-07:00December 12th, 2018|ACLS, Advanced Nursing, Basic Life Support Articles, Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on Confident Enough to Run a Code

Confidence is defined as your ability to rely completely on someone or something. As a health care worker, you need to have confidence in your coworkers, but you also need to have a strong reliance on your own ability. This is called self-confidence. One of the areas in which it is easiest to lack self-confidence [...]

5 12, 2018

Which Team Members Do You Need for a Successful Code?

By |2019-06-24T13:38:43-07:00December 5th, 2018|ACLS, Advanced Nursing, Basic Life Support Articles, CPR Training Articles, Education, EMT Training, Neonatal|Comments Off on Which Team Members Do You Need for a Successful Code?

No matter how your health care organization is run, it definitely has a protocol for codes. Protocols are designed to help the code run smoothly and efficiently and to ensure everything possible is done to save the patient’s life. By ensuring that you and your coworkers are in your correct roles during a code, you [...]