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    What would you change about your protocols?

    +1 for the green whistle
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    Ketamine for Pain Management: Writing an article, your opinions?

    It is being done for finger and hand injuries. In the field.
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    Medic School Woes

    I did it . Same thing. Cut time out for yourself. Have a talk with the BF. they need to be on-board.. and it is gonna suck for a while. One day at a time. Make sure you make use of every resource available to you so test days are not so stressful. sleep. You have to sleep. even special...
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    What would you change about your protocols?

    Anything. Everything. You and your medical director are eating pizza and he/she asks you honestly and you answer like you actually care. What would you say? Trends, wishlist, out of box ideas welcome. Post references if you got em.
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    FF Parole Crews

    Saw a briefing from a chief one time "You are all firefighters here....treated as men first..... Firefighters second.....inmates if we have to"
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    Any interesting anecdotes about interference with patient care from a CNA, lifegurad, etc.?

    This is backed up by research. Bagging can be deceptively hard in reality.
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    5 things you wish you knew...

    See #3
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    Amphibious Medics Full Time

    Don't work for this company.
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    What event company do you work for? Is it a national company?

    What event company do you work for? Is it a national company?
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    EMT New Hire Testing

    Sounds like you are doing what you can. Written tests are simply part of the game. Read each question. Rule out two answers... and then choose the answer most likely to be correct. Its called a test for a reason. Real life does not count on paper. Answer how THey want you to answer. You...
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    Determining which type of EMT cert to get

    I disagree. As a LEO, my base approach and skills are applicable on every call. The common denominator is people. LE trains you to be able to interact with people, sift out information , decide a course of action ...sound familiar? Your LEO training will serve you better than you think...
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    Determining which type of EMT cert to get

    Logistics. Often overlooked.
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    NREMT Questions (EMT-B)

    Well here is your first lesson in real ems. I have seen the numbers vary as well. All are essentially right and I wouldn't spend too much time on this section as it amounts to maybe a couple questions on the exam itself. Know it for the real world.
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    Determining which type of EMT cert to get

    Good luck bro. Enjoy.
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    Determining which type of EMT cert to get

    Good deal bro. It's actually a good challenge to be super on the spot with stuff. Like just reaching back and being handed the ram without calling for it audibly while making entry, like talking to your parolee and having the locals show up to back you just because.. THe little micro skills...

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