If I were to need a degree, just for the sake of getting a degree, I'd be looking at Western Governor's University.
They have a many different health degrees.
All asynchronous, at your own pace, with either an exam or short essay at the end of each course.
In healthcare I don't think anyone...
That's essential what Western Governors University does. You can complete an undergrad degree in a month if you can pass the tests.
The degree isn't prestigious, but it's a degree.
It's on the individual employer if they accept the degree as worthwhile.
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The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) provides a list of accredited programs in each state.
Each state also likely has a list of approved programs. Here...
I feel for you. I'm sorry your EMS career ended so unceremoniously.
Though we've never met, for the nearly two decades you've been part of our community I've imagined you to be somewhat of a renegade, badass medic.
It's so EMS-like that it wasn't shrapnel in Afghanistan that got you, but...
This is going to be an unpopular opinion, but I think that if you can pass the licensing exam and have the required hours internship hours, you should be able to be licensed in EMS.
Michigan didn't allow nurses or other providers to challenge EMS exams when I was going to school. I had a Nurse...
I was notified this year that my local hospital had a social media company's tracking pixel embedded in their patient portal. I was frustrated and disappointed.
While I personally prefer in-person visits, it's hard to argue against how much more assessable telehealth had made healthcare for...
Have there been any take-aways or suggestions on how to avoid a similar situation in the future?
I feel like what happened in the back of the rig happens countless times in each ambulance across the world.
This is a discussion forum, we discuss EMS-related topics in public via the forum.
This isn't a general chat/discussion forum.
If you're interested in nursing, I'd suggest:
AllNurses - https://allnurses.com/
Reddit.com nursing subreddit - https://www.reddit.com/r/nursing/
Traven Nursing Forum...
I worked for a 911/IFT private service running BLS calls and first response to emergencies.
While we rarely ran from call to call, there were times we notified dispatch that we'd be on "pager and prep for a detail."
It wasn't an ask, it was a declaration.
There was a shift where I was working...