Monday, July 12, 2010

EMS Careers

Check out some of the career options you can pursue with an education in Emergency Medical Services (EMS).
  • EMT Basic – A first responder who takes care of patients at the scene of an accident or emergency situation.
  • EMT Intermediate – Able to perform more tasks and handle more equipment than their counterparts at the basic level.
  • Paramedic – Provides more extensive premedical care to patients. Paramedics can administer medicine orally and intravenously, interpret EKGs, and work with more advanced equipment and machinery.