Yukness December 20, 2015 — Kristen A. Yukness is a pre-med student and a former cancer survivor. Her former background in law enforcement has given her opportunities to provide emergency care.
Park December 20, 2015 — Joon Park is a current student and offers advice for avoiding burnout.
Njoku December 20, 2015 — Anne C. Njoku is only starting her nursing education, but shows keen interest in life saving techniques such as stroke recognition and treatment.
Mumba December 20, 2015 — Mumba is a student and has knowledge of CPR who shares her medical experience in Zambia.
Lipe December 20, 2015 — Louise Lipe is pursuing a Master of nursing. She implemented emergency care training for the first time while working as an emergency room technician.
Dean December 20, 2015 — Morgan Dean is a third-year nursing student and works 12 hours a week at a surgical trauma burn unit. Dean’s career started as a volunteer hospice worker in High school.
Cho December 20, 2015 — Christine Cho discusses physical preparation and the effects of aging during a career in medicine.
Bonaparte December 20, 2015 — Jared Bonaparte currently studies nursing. He has an inclination for research and a strong belief in using his education to save lives.
Popov December 17, 2015 — Ekaterina is a first generation college student and dreams of becoming a physical therapist.
Frost December 16, 2015 — Nancy Frost was heavily inspired to continue her education in nursing by an experience abroad. While on a medical mission in Africa, she witnessed the loss of a premature infant named Sitala.
Bright December 14, 2015 — Katherine E. Bright is pursuing a career as a physician’s assistant. Bright takes a pragmatic approach to the reality of emergency care situations.
Owens December 2, 2015 — Danni Owens hopes to become a registered nurse. Owens works as a CNA in a progressive care unit and in an emergency room.
Allen November 18, 2015 — AJ Allen has written one of the most technical essays on rendering emergency care.
White November 5, 2015 — Karen White is a registered nurse seeking to further her education and knowledge. She started her career as an EMT and offers advice that is both practically sound and written with a touch of humor.
Burch October 31, 2015 — Ashland Stein Burch is studying to become a registered nurse and currently works as an EMT basic. She believes some of the best days on the job are helping patients get through their worst days.
Abdallah October 15, 2015 — Abdulaziz Abdallah describes the qualities needed to deliver emergency care. Abdallah believes these are the qualities of a hero.
Ruela September 14, 2015 — Elianna Ruela is an EMT and seeking further education in medicine. Her experiences have given her realistic expectations and advice to anyone looking to enter the medical professions.
Rodriguez August 29, 2015 — Alexander Rodriguez has just completed his BSN at Lubbock Christian University and is seeking an MSN at his alma mater. He has worked as a nurses aid and since 2000 has been gaining first hand experience of how to react to various codes.
Sharp August 21, 2015 — Alexia Sharp realizes diagnostic sonography isn’t just about deliver great news about healthy babies, there are complications she knows she’ll have to face head on.
Smith July 17, 2015 — Leigh Ann Smith discusses preparation, PTSD, and physical readiness in her scholarship essay.
Colella June 29, 2015 — Julianne Colella is a nurse seeking to further her education. Her desire for knowledge and improvement are evident in the stories she shares the lessons she carries with her from each experience to help save the next life.
Montgomery June 11, 2015 — Kyle Montgomery is going to school to become a physician’s assistant. Montgomery’s experience as an EMT and a Paramedic have kindled a desire to become more involved in patient outcomes.
Mockmore June 10, 2015 — Lindsay Mockmore-Bennet discusses how strength, dedication, and passion see her through late night calls and the losses that occur in emergency care
Peckham May 29, 2015 — Brittany Peckham is a senior earning her BSN at Sacred Heart University. Her knowledge has helped her detect cancer symptoms in a loved one and care for her mother.
Hueman May 29, 2015 — Katherine Hueman studies nursing at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Hueman’s preparation for emergency situations comes not only from training, but also from personal experiences that have made her believe in miracles.
Hung May 25, 2015 — Alexandra Hung is an Allied Health major and an EMT. Hung has vigorously sought knowledge and training and through the death of one patient learned things that no book our class could ever teach.
Vo May 22, 2015 — Jennifer Loan Vo offers her humble opinion as a student on the physical and mental preparation doctors need for their work.
Lawson May 20, 2015 — Chasity Lawson is considering a career in neonatal nursing to satisfy an interest in care of infants. Neonatal nurses spend much time in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit or NICU.
Aburn May 7, 2015 — Cailey Aburn attends the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing and a of St. Mary’s College of Maryland (Biology). Aburn draws on personal experiences caring for ill family members as preparation for emergency care.
Perez April 28, 2015 — Christopher Perez has recently started his education in podiatric medicine at Barry University. Prior to this, he has worked as a radiologic technician and was grateful for his BLS training when a patient stopped breathing as he developed her x-rays.
Adams April 24, 2015 — LaShae Adams is an aspiring nurse and currently works as a CNA. She knew nursing was the career for her when she had to save her own daughter’s life.
Goodell April 14, 2015 — Kylie Goodell is a pre-med student. She has previously worked as a paramedic and an ER nurse.
Bellinger March 29, 2015 — Kayla Bellinger describes how she keeps calm amidst panic and dipping vital signs.
Herda March 6, 2015 — Cynthia Herda describes how she kept calm while caring for a couple that crashed their motorcycle minutes after she met them a rest stop.
Scarbrough February 4, 2015 — Libby Scarbrough wrote about how educating patients on their circumstances leads to better outcomes. She speaks from her experience as a case manager.