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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. 

EMS As an Industry Projected to Explode With Growth

In the July 6, 2015 issue of Time magazine, three public safety sector job growth areas were examined.


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Presentation Summary-Thomas Herron

It seems as if child abuse information is out there and people have learned about the statistics and how to identify a child in danger, yet the rates of child abuse across the nation have stayed consistent over the past few years.

Common Concerns of the Elderly Pharmacology Complications

When it comes to the elderly and pharmacology the pre hospital provider will start to see that a lot of elderly are on excessive amounts of medications. Due to the aging process and all of the known chronic diseases that are more commonly seen in the elderly one can understand why an individual above sixty five years in age has a medication list as long a family of sixes grocery list.

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