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August 2016

EKU to Launch Online/Hybrid Paramedic Program

Officials with Eastern Kentucky University’s Department of Paramedicine today announced the launch of their online/hybrid paramedic program in January 2017.  According to Program Director Bill Young, “this program will combine the best of technology and the expertise of the nationally known EKU faculty to make it possible for EMTs who might not be able to gain the advanced

Why Pick EKU For Paramedic School???

Recently, I received an email from a prospective student asking, “Why should I consider EKU for paramedic school?”  I thought that it was such a great question that I turned it into this week’s blog post.  I have always been driven by the “why” question.  This is probably the reason that I stayed in trouble as a child!  The following is my respo

EMS Compact...A Big Benefit for Providers

Each state licenses or certifies its EMS personnel, and it is through this governmental approval that providers care for patients.  For some states, their approval covers a provider throughout the entire state, and for others, it (essentially) only allows him or her to practice within a county, or at a specific location – like a busi

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