What is the difference between paramedic and EMT?

Answer We are all EMTs. We just have different rankings. I'm an EMT-I (intermediate). My partner is an EMT-P (paramedic). She does all of the advanced life support. I assist her and do the bulk of the dri... Read More »

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How do I become a PARAMEDIC OR EMT?

Paramedics have a wider scope of practice than EMTs. They can start IVs, administer more drugs, do chricothyroidomies, needle decompression, etc. Basically, they do more invasive things than EMTs d... Read More »

How do i become a paramedic?

Paramedics have a job that requires compassion, determination and endurance. As the first step in prehospital care, they need to think on their feet and be ready to assess the appropriate course of... Read More »

What age do you have to be to become a paramedic?

Those wanting certification as a paramedic must be at least 18 years of age. Becoming a paramedic requires having a high school diploma. Training usually takes one to two years, and certification r... Read More »

How to Become a Paramedic?

Being a paramedic can be a very rewarding job. If you like helping people and would enjoy the opportunity to save someone's life, the following information will explain the how to join the 200,000 ... Read More »