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    California EMTs: DMV trouble?

    I went today to the DMV today to turn in my medical form, and took a lot longer than usual to complete the process. The DMV employee told me that their system doesn't recognize ambulance certs as commercial with a Class C DL (something like that). They had to call Sacramento to open up the...
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    EMD Training in Los Angeles County

    Where are some locations in Los Angeles County to get a EMD cert? Thanks for any help you can provide.
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    Can't sleep while posting

    I heard that MedReach Ambulance, based in Gardena, CA, has issued a new policy to their EMTs. The new policy is that EMTs cannot sleep while they post in the field because it looks unprofessional and any EMTs who are caught sleeping will be written up. What does everybody think of that policy?
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    Revised California Ambulance Driver Exam

    I heard that the California Ambulance Driver Exam was recently revised. From what I heard, a few questions that were on the AMR sample exam (which was pretty much the same questions on the old exam) are now on the revised exam and new questions are on there that are taken out from the ambulance...
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    Medicare Fraud

    Has anybody heard about the FBI raiding and arresting of 107 people across the US for medicare fraud? I read in one of the articles that Alpha Ambulance based in Los Angeles, CA was one of the ambulance companies that was raided, including four ambulance companies in Houston, TX.
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    EMT Cert Renewal

    I'm an EMT in California and need to renew my cert by the end of April. When I renewed my cert back in 2010, they were in the process of transitioning everyone from a county registry to the new state registry, so when I recieved my new EMT card, I had my new state registry number, but had the...
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    California ambulance cert practice exam

    i was looking for the AMR driving exam that pretty much had the exact same questions that were on the DMV exam, i've used it before to renew my ambulance cert, but today when i looked for it for a friend, i couldn't find it. i tried searching for it on google but came up with nothing. by some...
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    Man jumps out of ambulance (news article)

    I came across this story, here's the link: Does anyone know more info on this story? Like which company involved and why the guy was being transported?
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    Los Angeles City Permits

    This question is for the ones who work in LA County and LA City. I've been in the field for some years now and the past few years, I've been having to transport psych patients to LA Metro Western ER, wait with the patient for med clearance, then transfer the psych patients to LA Metro Hawthorne...
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    Super Sexy CPR

    CPR Video I came across this video earlier today and found it funny, but informative, lol. I hope none of you take any offense from the video, if you do, I apologize in advance. I just thought some of you may be interested in the video on ways that CPR is now being promoted. Here is the...
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    Skills Testing

    Does anyone know where I can take a skills test to renew my CA EMT cert in LA County or Orange County? Thanks.
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    showers for 24 hour crew station

    hey, i am wondering, by law, does a company have to provide showers for the 24 hour crew stations? also, is a company allowed to keep oxygen tanks in the same room where the emts sleep in? if anybody knows, please let me know and post any link that states the law. thanks for the help.
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    How to work in another state as an EMT-B

    Hello, I'm from California and have worked as an EMT-B in both Los Angeles County and Orange County for the past 4 years. I'm in college right now have about one year left before I graduate with a BA in History and was looking to moving to the east coast after college; most likely Fairfax...