Inside Look

Moving from a Buddy to a Boss: Advancing Your EMC Career

You’ve received the white shirt and the shiny gold badge. Congratulations! You’ve moved from a field provider to field supervisor.  

How to End Your EMS Career in 3 Easy Steps

 
No one sets out to purposely end their career, regardless of the area in which they work. However, if you are an EMT or paramedic, the following are three things that you can do that will end your career quicker than you think that they might!
 
1. Take pictures of all of your scenes, patients and all.

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.