Health and Wellness

Everyday EMS Athlete Profile: Emily Stewart

EMS professionals are challenged to balance work, family, and other obligations while also staying or striving for mental and physical fitness. The Everyday EMS Athlete is a regular column to recognize and learn from other EMS professionals that are setting and meeting fitness goals. This edition was contributed by paramedic and Ironman Emily Stewart.  Q: […]

EMS Tips

Hot Topics in EMS Education: Today and in the Future

As I read trade publications, attend conferences, and receive announcements about EMT and Paramedic continuing education programs there are some clear “Hot Topics.” Hot Topics of Today These topics are sure to be on every conference program and regularly featured in national magazines today and probably for the next couple of years. 1. End Tidal […]

Continuing Education News and Events

Renal Failure to the Left of Me, Dailysis to the Right of Me

Here I go again. Paramedic training did not prepare me for the increasing number of patients I encounter with kidney failure. According to the CDC in 2000 more than 26 million American adults had Chronic Kidney Disease. Did you know that high blood pressure and diabetes are the leading causes of chronic kidney disease? I […]