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EKU Seeks Input into Online Paramedic Course

EKU Department of Paramedicine is asking currently certified EMTs to share their thoughts regarding a potential online paramedic course.  This course could be launched as soon as August of 2016, if the need is there.

Three Top Methods for Getting Better Grades

As an educator, I’m asked on a regular basis the questions, “What can I do to get a better grade?”  Although there is no single magic bullet, it has been my experience that there are three things that will increase the chances that you will have the grade you want instead of the grade you have.

First, show up for class!

Five Strategies to Master This Semesters Final Exams

1.     Make a universal to-do list and then purposely schedule study time for the days left in the semester. Remember, lifesaver, triage is not just for MCIs. Not all finals are created equal.

Eastern Kentucky University Paramedic Program To Reorganize Class Schedule

For the past several years, if one wanted to attend the paramedic program at EKU it was a five day a week proposition.  With the most experienced EMTs working one, two or even more jobs, that scenario just wasn’t practic

EKU Paramedic Department Provides Care during Marching Band Tournament

Authored by Kira Honaker, Paramedic Student

The EKU emergency medical care department offered student involvement and provided emergency medical care at a basic life support level. The event attended was a local tournament of marching bands at the Madison Central High school located in Richmond, Ky.

EMC Student Serves Others

Caitlin Crump is a graduate with a major in Athletic Training.  As part of her coursework, she also successfully completed an EMT and obtained licensure as well.  In August she traveled to an international university where she enrolled to begin learning the local language and to teach English.  Many of their fellow students are eager to practice their English speaking skills with

I Feel Your Pain!

For the last 2 ½ years I have been enrolled as a fulltime student in a doctorate program.  When students discuss the struggles of trying to juggle family responsibilities, their academic career as well as working full or even part time, I can truly identify with them! It has been a struggle, but I am nearing the end with a projected graduation of May 2016.

EKU Announces Hybrid-Online EMT Course

The EKU Approach

The EKU approach to online/hybrid EMT training is pretty simple.  We want to provide you with the education you need to be successful while simultaneously making it as convenient as possible

Your First Year as a Paramedic: Things You Need to Know!

So you have just about jumped through all of the hoops and made it through your initial paramedic education.  Congratulations!  You deserve as it has been a long tough road for you.  Although you may already be working as an EMT or looking for that first assignment, there are some very important things that you need to know as you move from student to practitioner. 

Educating the Public: Why EMS has failed and Ways to fix the problem

The following is a guest blog posting written by Jamie Biddle, a student in the EKU EMS program. 

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