EMR versus EMT

What’s the difference between Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) and Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)? We are asked this question frequently.  While the titles are similar, EMTs undergo roughly double the training hours as their EMR counterparts. EMR (formerly...

Changes to Connecticut EMT Practical Exams

On October 1, 2018, Connecticut OEMS announced that effective October 15, 2018: The KED station will be eliminated from the practical examination process. There will not be a 6th station to replace the KED station. The “Bleeding Control / Shock” skill...

Making EMT Training Affordable

Working as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) is both a rewarding and challenging career. There aren’t many jobs out there where you get to work outside of an office providing emergency care for your neighbors when they need it the most. Whether you are...

Many who shovel snow rarely exercise. Picking up a shovel and moving several hundred pounds of snow can put a strain on your heart.

Many who shovel snow rarely exercise. Picking up a shovel and moving several hundred pounds of snow can put a strain on your heart. Pushing a heavy snow blower can do the same thing. Additionally, cold weather is another contributor. Don’t wait to get help if you...