Inside Look

Department Spotlight: David Fifer, NRP

David Fifer, NRP is a lecturer and EMC lab coordinator at Eastern Kentuckyemc-degree-online-lab-david-fifer Un

EMS Leadership: Do You Make the Grade?

Over the last four decades, many in the field of EMS have called for more education in emergency medical services (EMS) leadership. According to Time Magazine, EMS is projected to grow an astounding 22% over the next ten years.
With that growth the need for leaders with formal education in the science of leadership is going to explode. 

What's Your Teaching Philosophy?

"I maintain an open door policy, whether the course is taught online or on-campus.wolman-eku-emergency-medical-care-online

Is Basic Life Support Better Than Advanced Life Support?

A recent Chicago research paper, “Outcomes of Basic Versus Advanced Life Support for Out-of-Hospital Medical Emergencies,” analyzed the outcomes of patients who received advanced life (ALS) support versus basic life support (BLS) and the impact on mortality. It’s certainly created an uproar in the EMS community. 

Kentucky EMS Conference and Expo Showcases the Commonwealth's Best

EKU Online EMC Degree Program Coordinator Bill Young, Advisor Brenna Roy and others from the EKU faculty connected with colleagues, current students and future students while attending Kentucky's largest EMS conference and exhibit event Sept. 23-25. 

The Butterfly Effect at the Lexington EMS Conference

Greetings, online world!
I was able to attend another EMS conference. That was mainly because it was in my own backyard (Lexington), but I learned a lot nonetheless.

Online Learning: Do You Have Time?

Time management and organization are the keys to success when it comes to online learning. One way to achieve more effective time management skills is to create a personalized “to-do” list for yourself.  Below are some helpful tips to get you started:

Why Can't Military Medics Practice Per Civilian State EMS Requirements?

One of the trials for civilian EMS agencies is determining how military training and the experience that those medics possess correspond to the civilian state EMS requirements.