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3 things to keep in mind when choosing EMS education in Michigan
June 10, 2021 at 7:00 AM

If you’re considering pursuing a career in EMS, it’s important that you find the right school for you. With many options throughout the state, we’re proud to provide some of the best EMS education in Michigan at Mobile Medical Response. Our certification courses are designed to give you the knowledge and experience that you need to start your career as an EMT or continue your career path on to being a paramedic. Although, regardless of which program you choose, there are a few things that you need to keep in mind. We’ve put together a short guide with three of them.

Hands-on training

One of the most effective ways to learn a new skill is with hands-on experience. While this goes far beyond providing emergency medical care, it holds true in this case. You can read about medical science and care for years but never truly understand how any of it works by not getting any practical experience. Any EMS education program that you’re considering should offer extensive hands-on training that prepares you for real-life experiences.

Consider curriculum

There are particular standards that need to be met and skills that need to be learned. You can reach your milestones and accomplish your training only when the proper curriculum is put together. The courses are meant to challenge what you already know and know how to do. This is the most effective way to learn. If a program looks too easy, to begin with, it probably is and won’t truly test your skills and abilities. An EMS education program should prepare you for the real world, and easy courses won’t get you ready for what lies ahead.

Job placement

Not all EMS education programs offer the prospect of job placement after completing your courses. At Mobile Medical Response, not only do we offer education and training programs, we’re a non-profit organization that provides pre-hospital care and medical transportation for communities across the state of Michigan. What does this mean for you? Upon completing your necessary courses, we have career opportunities available in locations across the state. We can help you get your foot in the door as an EMT or paramedic so you can start your career.

Bonus: do your research

It’s not often that you come across the best educational program for you on your first try. Look at many programs then compare and contrast the different aspects that they have to offer. Aside from things like acceptance rate or tuition fees, take into consideration the items we’ve mentioned before. Are you going to get hands-on experience? Will the curriculum fit what you need? Are there prospects for job placement? Take all these into account when making the decision that’s right for you and the future of your career.

Contact us enroll

If you’re interested in pursuing EMS education in Michigan, please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team at Mobile Medical Response. We can provide you with the training and education that you need to start or continue your career as an EMT or beyond. Get started with your enrollment by calling 989-907-3698 or call our main office at 989-758-2900. You can also request more information by sending us a message using our online contact form. We look forward to helping you move forward with your career.