Umm I run with a volly company I am an EMT. PA has a Quick Response Program for fire companies. This means that if dispatched for a QRS or Medical Assist your truck will NOT leave with out at least one EMT. Don't use blanket statements please.
Heard a dispatch a little bit ago.
Company XXX XYZ Hospital Building J Seizures.
WTF they are at the hospital already.
and this one happened to my executive director during a snow storm.
Unit: Berks, medic XXXX can I get directions to the address?
Dispatcher: Medic XXXX take the...
I was 16 when I started running with my current agency. I was 17 when I got my EMT cert. In fact in 4 months it will be one year since I had it. And I am still learning. I should also review material I have forgotten.
Two people that are emplyed at the service I volunteer at attended a conference on this. It also included about cooling the patient down to like 35 degrees thus putting them into hypothermia and slowing all the bodily functions down and needing less oxygen. The hospital will then slowly warm...
I left something behind today. On the back bumper to be exact. It fell off on the way to another call after just leaving the hospital. It was the paperwork clipboard. A lady stopped and picked it up and took it to a neighboring station who returned it to us. Unfourtunatley the clip board was DOA.