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    Baltimore City FD - Lateral Entry Paramedics

    Pay is the lowest in the state as well. The city is continuing to hurt financially yet they have been starting up a bunch of academy classes.
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    What is it about EMS personell that nurses/docs dont like?

    There was usually at least one person at my clinicals who loved to teach students. I really enjoyed my OR time getting intubations the most. The anesthesiologist I followed not only made sure I got as many intubations and airways as I could but also explained her job and why she did certain...
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    Volunteer Paramedic?

    I've heard the opposite. I have heard that Maryland will continue to recognize EMT-I 99 or as MD calls it CRT. If they were to only recognize B's and P's there would be an uproar from a lot of jurisdictions as many will only train their providers to the I-99 level.
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    Post the # your test stopped at, and if you Passed/Failed

    85 question in about 30 minutes for Paramedic and I passed. Everything about national registry testing is stressful even when you have confidence.
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    Maryland Trauma Decision Tree

    I took the I protocol test early last year and canman is correct. Everything in the book is fair game including how long you have till the medical director for situations. I will be taking the p protocol test hopefully next month.
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    Maryland Trauma Decision Tree

    Straight from the MD protocol WHILE TIME, DISTANCE, AND PROXIMITY ARE ALL FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED IN THE TRIAGE DECISION, THE TRAUMA DECISION TREE SHOULD BE USED TO DETERMINE WHO SHOULD BE TRANSPORTED TO THE NEAREST APPROPRIATE TRAUMA CENTER AND WHEN THE TRANSPORT SHOULD OCCUR. Really...
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    Paramedic's Interference Trial May Be a First in Penn.

    I'm sure the Pittsburgh area is thrilled to have EMS in the news again.
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    Virginia Beach, EMT

    I worked down in va beach for a year, i worked for a private ambo company 911 is pretty much all volunteer ems with the exception of a few paid medics. RAA pays crap and only offered 12 hour shifts when i looked in to it. Ill send you a pm in a bit with some more info, got any questions just...
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    You might have seen a housefly, or superfly, but I bet you haven't seen a donkey fly.

    There was a call a few months ago that involved a llama and a pig attacking a man. The pig was following the llama around. Crew never found an injured man though. They said it was a call they would never forget. It's not something you will see every day in pg county md.
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    An odd question about an odd scenario

    Maybe the guy is just a big fan of the the department of natural resources.
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    The Office CPR

    How did you find that thread so quick. I tried using the search, I looked through a whole lot of pages worth or threads.. ha. Thanks though.
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    The Office CPR

    Was that the same episode where he had some lady do CPR on a dummy with a huge Ekg in the background. I've only seen the clip once and haven't Been able to find it since.
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    Have a dui, thinking of being an EMT..will that

    In Maryland I know of a few people that have gotten DUI's and they drive county ambulances. Not agreeing with it, but thats what it is.
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    The Office CPR

    does anyone have that link to the dr. oz video when he tells the lady to give aspirin under the tongue to her dead husband instead of doing cpr?
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    Health Care Reform

    I'm gonna reply to the political part of this first. This is not a Republic vs. Democrat issue. This has turned into a Goverment vs. the People issue. The majority did not want this and there elected officials did not represent them. The Republicans are just as bad as the Democrats. They...

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