EMS Tips

Continuing Education and Recertification: Posts Outside the Service Area

In my business developing online education programs I notice big usage surges towards the end of each quarter. The biggest surges come as the calendar approaches December 31 (for EMTs and paramedics that recertify at the end of the calendar year) and March 31 (associated with National Registry recertification).

Passing the NREMT CBT Exam

Sean Eddy at shares his method for preparing for the NREMT CBT exam. Sean lays out an excellent study method to review only the material he needed to know. Congratulations!

EMS Continuing Education

During his Monday Minute Jim Hoffman, the EMS Professional, responds to a recent post by asking, “EMS Continuing Education – are you satisfied?” Also check out Jim’s 5 cc’s of life t-shirts. Clever.

“Protecting Those that Can’t Protect Themselves”

Yellow lab + heat + humidity + brush = on Twitpic
My Lab after a Good Brushing

Scaredy Fish writes a terrific post about recognizing and reporting animal abuse. I really appreciate and admire EMS professionals that understand that our role in the community can and should go beyond assessing and treating a 911 caller.

Motor Cop also shares a “Request from Rover” about the dangers of leaving your dog in a parked car.

By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.