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    Which county are you from in VA? Loudoun County has had the EMT-E/ST program for years. It is a great step to becoming a Medic or EMT-I. In Arizona, where I live now, does not have the EMT-E program. I wish they did. It would be a great class for the EMT who is not ready for medic school...
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    who here like to shoot in their spare time?

    I am have several firearms: Sig-P230-carry gun Walther-P22 Rugar-10/22 EAA-WIndicator Remmington-870 Soon to have one or two more... My husband is a Small Arms Instructon, I get all of the personel instruction I need.
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    Hey Katie, Which department do you work for in MD?

    Hey Katie, Which department do you work for in MD?
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    New EMT/BDU Cloths

    Thanks for all the help!!
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    New EMT/BDU Cloths

    I am going to use my CG pants for the time being. They are several years old and I would like a few more pairs. You never know when you will need to change your clothes. I have been looking for warm weather BDU's, being in AZ, but they are hard to come by. I was just wondering if any one...
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    New EMT/BDU Cloths

    I am in need of some new EMT clothes. I am going to use my Coast Guard pants since they are still in really good shape, dry cleaning works wonders! Where is the best place to get some new pants? I have been looking at where I have ordered some stuff before, but cheaper will be...
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    CDC reports ER waits now average near 1 hour

    Out here in Mesa, AZ it depends on which ER you go to. I took my friend to the ER last friday afternoon and she was not admitted until Saturday Morning. I have Chron's Disease and I had meds in me with in 25 minutes. The ER I took my friend to was very weird, they had many people sitting in...
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    Does your department have a web site?

    Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad #1 Squad in the US!! Jen
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    Hello from VA

    Not at all, I grew up in Great Falls, VA in Loudoun County, VA.
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    Does anyone have a US Coast Guard Medical Person in Charge Cert?

    I was in the Coast Guard on active duty. I was a corpsman and I have never heard of that cert? It sounds pretty cool. I would recomend contacting the Coast Guard headquartes in DC to find out how you would go about applying for the cert and the class you need: Coast Guard Headquarters...
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    Emt School

    I have take EMT course twice, passing both but in different states. In VA I took the class at the Fire and Rescue Training center, we were all volunteer, I was the youngest at 16. I really enjoyed it, there were not a lot of FO's but many did not make it through or pass. My second class was...
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    You Might Be In EMS If...

    That is pretty good!! I am going to email that to some of my medic friends back home!!!
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    Things not to say during a delivery.

    It's a girl!! No, wait, never mind, it is a boy!!!
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    I have been an EMT for 6 years now, here is what I think: 1. What is the difference between an EMT/EMS/Paramedic? EMS is a field: Emergency Medical Services. EMT is a title: Emergency Medical Technician, they very from training levels, Basic-Paramedic. A Paramedic is the highest level of...
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    Post the # your test stopped at, and if you Passed/Failed

    I had 71 and passed it took me 20 minutes. Some of the questions were in left field though. I had no idea what to put.