The role of paramedicine is changing. While traditional EMS and paramedic roles still abound, more professionals are becoming community paramedics. Community paramedicine appeals to many paramedics because it allows them to provide more personalized care, often in underserved areas.
EMS started off as a branch of the Department of Transportation. But is that really the best place for it? We review the history of the EMS profession and how we can use that history to inform our professions future.
Setting goals for each new year can help you become a better provider. Learn how to go about setting your goals and assessing your progress.
A quick overview of the new requirements springing up to qualify for an EMS management role and the bodies in charges of these requirements.
A discussion of the subject of leadership and why it's much harder to be an EMS leade than it may look like on the surface.
The care is arguably more advanced and better than it has ever been. The subscription to evidence based medicine by EMS has been astounding. It is an exciting time to be in EMS. We are headed to bigger and better things, the question is, what?
An EMS provider discusses the good and bad of EMS week and what he would like to see from the celebration of our profession going forward.
A discussion of the difficulties that EMS face when it comes to compliance and six things EMS professionals can do to help make meeting compliance standards easier.
Paramedicine has come a long way since it's inception in the United States. Yet, American paramedic practice continues to lag behind that of other nations, such as the United Kingdom and Australia. Low pay and the inability to move up the ladder without being an administrator have played a large role in this, as they remove the incentive for higher education. But, with all that said, there is reason to hopeful for the future of paramedic practice in the United States.