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    California: DMV printout?

    Thanks everyone! Now I know to get a K-4 printout.
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    California: DMV printout?

    Hello, I just went in for an in-person interview at an ambulance company in California, and I asked what kind of DMV printout I needed to give them, as I knew that the CA DMV stopped issuing the H-6 records. The interviewer told me, "an H-6 record." When I told him what I'd read, he said to...
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    Changing careers - what to put on an EMT-B resume?

    Thanks for the replies, everybody! It's very helpful to have outside perspectives on my (draft) resume. I will definitely remove the "skills" section. I was following a template I saw online, and it seemed wrong to me but I felt like I needed to fill space. It sounds like a better use of space...
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    Changing careers - what to put on an EMT-B resume?

    My endgame is to become a nurse practitioner. But, nursing schools don't seem to like people with no health care experience applying. So the double bind I'm in is that if I apply for entry-level health care jobs, I seem overqualified, but if I apply to nursing school without working first...
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    Changing careers - what to put on an EMT-B resume?

    Hello, I recently completed my EMT-Basic class and am looking for jobs. I'm in my late 30s and had a previous career as a software developer. Yes, I know how much EMT jobs pay; I'm doing this to get some experience before applying to nursing school, and because I do well in stressful...
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    Civil traffic infractions (Alameda County, CA EMT-Basic)

    @chrls The US Supreme Court disagrees with you: "A routine traffic stop is more like a brief stop under Terry v. Ohio, 392 U. S. 1, than an arrest, see, e.g., Arizona v. Johnson, 555 U. S. 323, 330." (Rodriguez v. United States, 2015 - https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/14pdf/13-9972_p8k0.pdf...
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    Civil traffic infractions (Alameda County, CA EMT-Basic)

    Thanks, that puts my mind and ease! And no, as I said in my original post, "I was never arrested". (The only time I've had the silver bracelets put on me was in a consensual bedroom situation.)
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    Civil traffic infractions (Alameda County, CA EMT-Basic)

    Hello, I'm close to completing an EMT training class and I want to apply for EMT-B certification in Alameda County, CA (after I finish my class and take the NREMT exam). I'm looking at the EMT certification application, http://ems.acgov.org/ems-assets/docs/Certification/emt certification...

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