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22 11, 2019

Tips for Rapid Triage Assessments in the Emergency Room

By |2019-11-21T13:44:56-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Advanced Nursing, Education, EMT Training, Research|Comments Off on Tips for Rapid Triage Assessments in the Emergency Room

Although triage is typically the emergency department position that most nurses dread, it is a vital role that ensures that the sickest patients get the fastest care. If you are ready to take your skills to the next level, study these tips for rapid and accurate triage assessments. Use a Proven Triage Assessment Tool Especially [...]

1 11, 2019

How to Start and Advance Your Career as an EMT

By |2019-11-01T12:16:08-07:00November 1st, 2019|Education, EMT Training|Comments Off on How to Start and Advance Your Career as an EMT

Are you looking for a rewarding career that can get your foot into the door of the medical profession? Do you long to help people who are at their lowest points or to save lives? If this describes you, you may want to consider training as an EMT, a career path that offers many personal [...]

18 10, 2019

Enjoy a Rewarding Career as an EMT

By |2019-10-31T12:22:36-07:00October 18th, 2019|Classes, EMT Training|Comments Off on Enjoy a Rewarding Career as an EMT

For many, their first foray into the medical field is by way of a paramedic or an EMT position. The EMT occupies the entry-level emergency health care position, which requires far fewer hours of training than a paramedic must receive. However, this training can give individuals basic life-saving skills and can help them know if [...]

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 |2019-10-31T12:22:36-07:00August 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 |2019-10-31T12:22:37-07:00March 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 [...]