Is an Online EMS Education Possible?

Yes! Kaplan University, the highest ranking online EMS school, is an accredited US institution offering programs to train individuals to become outstanding emergency medical service workers, EMTs, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, etc. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, at present there are 217,920 people employed as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in America, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Medical and public health social workers make on average $48,340 per year and there are about 133,510 of them employed today. Online schools like Kaplan University have been proven to help successfully launch workers into this field.

EMS Common Job Tasks
  • working with police and fire fighters
  • assessing the nature of the patients condition
  • determining whether the patient has any pre existing medical conditions
  • providing emergency care and transport the patient to a medical facility
  • operating in emergency medical services systems
  • transporting critically ill or injured patients to hospital trauma centers
  • helping transfer patients to the emergency department
  • providing transportation for patients from one medical facility to another
  • assessing a patients condition and manage respiratory cardiac and trauma emergencies
  • providing more extensive pre hospital care
Popular Journals & Magazines EMS Organizations Related Professions Currently in Demand
  • Physician
  • Registered Nurse
  • EMT
  • Ambulance Driver
  • Firefighter
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Orderly
  • Medical Records Technician
  • Paramedic
  • Phlebotomist
Top Cities for EMS
  • Houston
  • Dallas
  • New York
  • Oklahoma City
  • Huber Heights
  • Orlando
  • Brooklyn
  • San Jose
  • Milpitas
  • San Diego
Top States for EMS
  • Michigan
  • Illinois
  • South Carolina
  • Florida
  • New Mexico
  • Maryland
  • Iowa
  • Virginia
  • New York
  • Texas
Common EMS Degree Program Names
  • AS in Nursing
  • BS in Nursing
  • BS in Healthcare Administration
  • AS in Emergency Medical Services
  • Diploma in Emergency Medical Services
  • Practical Nursing -BS
  • Medical Diagnostic and Treatment -BS
  • BS in Nursing -Emergency Room
  • Paramedic Certification
  • EMT Certification
Common EMS Course Titles
  • Advanced Nursing
  • Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Health Service Management
  • Healthcare in Cyberspace
  • Common Clinical Problems
  • Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Statistical Methods in Healthcare Research
  • Primary Care of Adults

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