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    FFmed replied to the thread EMT without medical direction.
    Geez..did you go straight from EMS into this job? How long did it take to really settle in and become comfortable? Did you ever have to...
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    FFmed reacted to NomadicMedic's post in the thread EMT without medical direction with Like Like.
    I get your position on this, and it's not really wrong. You're concerned because you're an EMT and if you took this job you might be put...
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    FFmed replied to the thread EMT without medical direction.
    I just used the headache scenario as an example, and I should have also clarified that “right or wrong” isn’t really the issue here...
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    FFmed reacted to akflightmedic's post in the thread EMT without medical direction with Like Like.
    I don't know, I really do not see an issue with the job. You are basically a "First Responder" to meet OSHA's on site First Aid...
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    FFmed replied to the thread EMT without medical direction.
    Right. “that’s how we’ve always done it” type of system. Sadly, the needed changes will probably only come after the “panic attack” is...
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    FFmed replied to the thread EMT without medical direction.
    Correct but technically considered “medical treatment” per OSHA standards since the “first aid only” guidelines are used by this...
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    FFmed replied to the thread EMT without medical direction.
    Thanks for the feedback! I know I’m probably overthinking this but my gut tells me that it’s just not good practice to hand out meds...
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    FFmed replied to the thread EMT without medical direction.
    Obtaining blood glucose, Sp02, assessing lung sounds, breathing into paper bag for panic attack. There are others..those are just some...
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    I’m posting in ALS hoping someone has some experience with this. Any help greatly appreciated..I’m considering a job that was offered...

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