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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in EMS

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) PTSD is a critical incident that can be defined as any event with a stressful impact -- sufficient enough to overwhelm the usually effective coping skills of an individual. Critical incidents are abrupt,...

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Maintaining Your Knowledge & Skills

Keeping up with changes and maintaining our skill proficiency can be challenging. I am sure many of you are just like me and have struggled to find time to read an article, attend a class or even practice a skill but the daily grind gets in the way....

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Budgeting for a New or Advanced Career

Are you looking to advance your career?  Looking for a change of careers? Worried you can't afford it? Did you know the average American aged 18-34 is spending approximately $25 per week on coffee and similar drinks.1  That’s an incredible...

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The Value of a Moment

A million things have happened to you today. You make small talk while waiting in line. You smile as you open a door for a girl walking four dogs. You sit quietly at the café as you people watch. Come tomorrow, you’ll remember almost none of...

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Do you stand with 76?

As many of us already know, heart disease is a leading cause of death in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, a whopping 99% of Americans need to change their heart health but 72% don’t even think they’re at risk...

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Are Good Practical Skills Enough?

  Since the inception of EMTs the big emphasis during the training has always been largely on caring for the physical needs of the patient and a little on the patient’s psychological needs. We work diligently on perfecting our patient...

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National EMS Institute is State accredited through the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Emergency Medical Technicians and the State of Rhode Island Department of Public Health. NEI hosts nationally accredited training courses through the NREMT and operates under a Letter of Review from CoAEMSPs. National EMS Institute, Inc. reserves the right to change course times and locations to serve our students better.