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Melissa A. Bentley, BS, EMT-P

Melissa A. Bentley, BS, EMT-P Melissa Bentley, BS, NREMT-P, is a research fellow at the National Registry of EMTs and is pursuing her master's in public health. She’s been involved in EMS for three years.

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Is EMS Accreditation Worth the Trouble?

Our mythbusters tell you the truth about whether EMS national accreditation is really worth the stress.


When Patient Movement Causes False ECG Readings

The EMS Mythbusters determine whether the endotracheal tube is becoming obsolete with the proliferation of advanced airway alternatives.


Does Size Matter?: Paramedic program class size may predict success

The EMS Mythbusters look at the link between paramedic program size and the success of NREMT candidates.


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It's What You Know?: EMS pay may differ by organization type

A recent statement by Congress about disparities in airline pilot pay prompted the JEMS Mythbusters to ask whether EMS compensation varies among organization types.


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Are High-Performing EMS Students Leaving the Field?

This month, JEMS Mythbusters take on reader Bill's question: Are high-performing EMS students leaving the field for hospital positions?


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