Alaska makes it damn near impossible to get reciprocity as a full Paramedic. The process is about as out dated as ever, you need to give up your first born and a kidney, and they take 6 months-1 year.
For a place with such a need for medical care you’d think it would be more streamlined.
It depends on the state, and what you were convicted of. If you got a full on DUI, some companies can’t insure you for X number of years, and some states may have stricter requirements for certification.
If you plead to a lesser charge your chances are better, and you’ll have a much easier...
I got the FP-C prior to getting hired as a HEMS medic, and I believe it helped me get hired both via the entrance exams and in showing I was dedicated and driven to succeed.
Once hired it was a requirement to maintain, so there’s that answer. I have maintained my FP-C and NR-P (but not...
That would be an awesome gig. I don’t know if anyone there currently, nor ever heard of anyone who had worked there... probably a small pool of people.
ETA: didn’t take me long to find this link:
Glad to hear, I still have a medic buddy on CICPA and he still loves it.
Anyone know what happened to the CICPA managers; Jon, Chris, Simon, etc.? Maybe I’ll reach out to my friend and see what he knows.
Who is “they,” and why do you constantly use military terminology? Most of these folks have to google what you’re saying.
You’re here, you’re in “the club.” It’s cool to speak plain English. You don’t have to use military jargon on an EMS forum. Welcome to the forum by the way.