MedEdNow Obtains MCOLES Approval For Training

MedEdNow is proud to announce the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES) approval of our nationally accredited Designated Infection Control Officer Program that can be completed 100% online, at… Read More

Ready to pass the NREMT exam?

Are We Preparing Students For NREMT EXAM? Why do so many people fail NREMT? This is a frequent question by students, difficult to answer and it depends on where you… Read More

How to thank a superhero during COVID

How to thank a superhero during COVID EMT’s, Paramedics, Firefighters, RT’s and Nurses = Superheros As we approach the end of a very difficult year, many of us are turning… Read More

Paramedic and COVID

10 TIPS ON NAVIGATING STAFFING SHORTAGES FOR EMS AND FIRE DEPARTMENTS Fire department staffing and COVID. The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus continues to escalate around the world, with millions… Read More

Cardiac Care
Quick Tips for EMS: Hydralazine (Apresoline) Can Kill Your Patient

Hypertension for EMS We run on patients with high blood pressure all day, and night long. When do we really need to step in and treat them? Let’s start off… Read More

EMT Refresher
Advanced EMT and Paramedic CEU’s

Recertification Each fall thousands of EMTs and paramedics start a CEU journey for recertification. However, this year is different, because, COVID. On August 17, 2020, The National Registry announced the… Read More

Student Dashboard
MedEdNow Bolster’s Learning Management Suite with Release of Student Dropdowns and Dashboard Redesign

MedEdNow, a family brand of Galaxy OTS, that provides a comprehensive learning management system and record management system for any type of organization including fire/ems and other public safety agencies,… Read More

External Training Records Tool

The External Training Record tool allows users to report training activities performed outside of the LMS.  As an individual user you can upload your external records and track towards your CE… Read More

Social Distancing – Severe Outcomes Among Patients Coronavirus Crisis (COVID-19)

    Skip directly to site content Skip directly to page options Skip directly to A-Z link Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. CDC twenty four seven. Saving Lives, Protecting… Read More

Paramedics could use a 5G-powered ‘robo glove’ to make quicker diagnoses

5G technology could allow paramedics to diagnose medical problems more quickly, experts say, with the help of a “robo-glove” that can carry out remote-controlled ultrasound scans in an ambulance, or… Read More

Ready for the team to return to work? – Corporate Infection Control

The recovery from COVID-19 will be local, each city and state will have their own pace. Above all businesses are returning to work with a focus on corporate infection control.… Read More

Summer In The City… and Country

EMS and healthcare are at a crossroads, much like the rest of our country, as summer starts. Normally, EMT’s and Paramedics have completed their state refresher and NREMT refresher at… Read More

EMS Week 2020

EMS Week 2020 The theme for EMS Week 2020 is ‘Ready Today, Preparing for Tomorrow’. While this was selected months before COVID-19 overtook our lives and profession, it is fitting… Read More

Mental Health on the Front Line

The front line refers to the most forward point of the battle, also known as the tip of the speer. We are all conscripts fighting on this front line and… Read More

Heartcode ACLS Online

MedEdNow is now offering The American Heart Association’s HeartCode ACLS Course online.  This web-based course, accessible 24 hours a day, provides a flexible, blended alternative to traditional classroom training.… Read More

Transitioning to Online and Virtual Learning During a Pandemic

  We are in uncharted waters for EMS/Fire and first responders. Before we discuss how your agency can improvise adapt and overcome, I thought it would beneficial for some review… Read More

COVID-19 IAFC Personnel COVID-19 Tracking Dashboard

Since late January, the International Association of Fire Chiefs started to survey fire chiefs from around the country. Over the last several weeks, the IAFC has stood up a COVID-19 personnel impact dashboard to track exposures of fire/ems personnel in response to COVID-19 calls for service.

Coronavirus – Recommendations for EMS

Coronavirus – Recommendations for EMS: The coronavirus outbreak has affected more than 86,000 people, according to official counts. As of Saturday morning, at least 2,921 people have died, all but… Read More

Nationally Accredited Nursing Continuing Medical Education

      Nationally Accredited Nursing Continuing Education Learn When & Where You Want CE courses and transcripts can be accessed online from anywhere you are at any time on… Read More

First Responder Mental Health During the Holidays

First Responder Mental Health During the Holidays    The end of the year brings holidays celebrated across many faiths, yet for some, this is a difficult time of year. As… Read More

More Than Your Organizations Average Learning Management System

Learning Management System – Build, Assign, Train & Track 100% Online! MedEdNows’ Galaxy Online Training Solution. Our eLearning platform is more than your average run of the mill online training… Read More

New EMS Self-Paced Course – “I Can’t Breathe,” Pediatric CPAP

The Deployment of CPAP and BIPAP in EMS has evolved over the last decade and is arguably first-line intervention for acute respiratory distress for multiple adult populations. Despite these advances,… Read More

What’s New This 2019-2020 Flu Season

Source:  CDC.gov What’s new this flu/influenza season? A few things are new this season: Flu vaccines are updated to better match viruses expected to be circulating in the United States.… Read More

MedEdNow makes eLearning easy with the world’s Best eLearning Management System

MedEdNow makes eLearning easy with the world’s Best eLearning Management System Of all the countless eLearning solutions available, choosing the right one for your organization can be challenging.   When you… Read More


As we move into the NREMT 2020 recertification season, for those of us who are re-certifying by March 31, 2020, the time will be here before we know it. NREMT… Read More

What’s new this flu season?

What’s new this flu season? A few things are new this season: Flu vaccines are updated to better match viruses expected to be circulating in the United States. The A(H1N1)pdm09… Read More

CMS Promotes Community Paramedicine in Medicare and Medicaid

Community Paramedicine in Medicare and Medicaid Community Paramedicine in Medicare and Medicaid. Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a new Center for Medicare &… Read More

Nationwide paramedic shortage impacting Tampa Bay, expected to worsen

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — A nationwide shortage of paramedics is impacting emergency health care service across the country, including right here in the Tampa Bay area. By 2026, there’s expected… Read More

How The American Heart Association Creates The CPR Guidelines From The ILCOR CEE Process

American Heart CPR Guidelines.    Learn more about the process of how the American Heart Association turns ILCOR science into meaningful guidelines for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC)… Read More

3 people turn themselves in to face charges in Florida nursing home deaths during Hurricane Irma

AUGUST 26, 2019 / 2:20 PM / AP Three people turned themselves in Monday to face charges in the case of a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died after its air… Read More

EMS & Nursing
New EMS & Nursing Continuing Education Course: For The Sake Of Trach

Prehospital Trach Care In the prehospital setting, EMS personnel will treat patients who have alternative airways for long term care needs.  This course brings a different approach to EMS continuing… Read More

New Jersey EMTs and Paramedics injured in a highway pile-up

By Brian Thompson Published Jul 30, 2019, at 10:42 AM | Updated 4 hours ago New Jersey EMTs and Paramedics At least a half-dozen vehicles, including a state police SUV, an… Read More

Colorado Community Paramedic Program To Provide Care To Mental Health Patients

Colorado Community Paramedic Program May 23, 2018 – In response to a growing urgency for mental health resources, the Eagle County Board of Commissioners has committed $500,000 toward addressing the… Read More

The Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport (ET3) Model

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) and the ET3 Model team are pleased to announce that the RFA Application Portal. This will be available the week of August 5th, 2019.… Read More

Fulfill Infection Control Officer Training Requirements with MedEdNows’ Online Program

Emergency response agencies are tasked with providing safety equipment, training, education, and ongoing compliance with infection control policies, procedures, and a department infection control plan to meet state and federal… Read More

We’ve launched our new website and we’re excited to introduce you to our new look

MedEdNow CE with a Purpose MedicalEdNow.com is proud to announce the launch of our new website which coincides with our expanding role as a global leader in online EMS &… Read More

MedEdNow Receives Full Critical Care Course Approval from IBSC

MedicalEdNow Receives Full Critical Care Course Approval from the International Board of Specialty Certification June 28, 2019 MedicalEdNow (MedEdNow) has been awarded full critical care course approval for the Flight… Read More

The Opioid Epidemic

The Opioid Epidemic and the Emergency Department According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there are over 42,000 opioid-related deaths in the United States each year, a… Read More

Be Flu-Ready!

Influenza 2018 Last week’s cold front and this morning’s pumpkin spice latte means one thing for medical professionals, flu season. Each year we dip a toe into the season leery… Read More

What’s the 💩 with Clostridium Difficile

What’s the 💩 with Clostridium Difficile Recently hospitals across the country pushed out new policies regarding the testing, treatment, and prophylaxis of Clostridium Difficle (C. diff). Nurses are on the… Read More

MedEdNow receives full CAPCE Accreditation

MedEdNow receives full CAPCE Accreditation MedEdNow is proud to announce full “organizational accreditation” from the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE).  This means that our EMS course catalog… Read More

All-New CAPCE Accredited EMS Continuing Education Courses Online

MedEdNows’  all-new, CAPCE Accredited EMS Continuing Education Courses Online are designed to provide engaging, quality evidence-based clinical content to help EMS Providers be prepared with the most up-to-date clinical knowledge.… Read More

MedEdNow Releases New Ambulance Transport Safety Online Course

MedEdNows’ all-new course, Ambulance Transport Safety for EMS Providers, reviews ambulance design and construction types and tips to mitigate risk during an emergency response. Over the last 30 years, Ambulance… Read More

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

For the last 30 years, EMS continuing education has mostly been delivered online with simplistic online, non-interactive self-paced courses.  Since then, EMS providers have demanded a new way of completing… Read More