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  1. Alpha752


    Does anyone subscribe to JEMS? I was reading through one while on clinical yesterday, and it had some good articles. Is it worth subscribing to? Thanks, Russ
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    Another first completed

    Well, today we had our first IV lab. We practiced on dummys for about 2 hours. After were (or so we thought) proficient, someone jokingly asked the lab instructor if we could try on him. He agreed! That started a chain reaction. The instructors agreed to let us try IV's on them, and...
  3. Alpha752


    Hi, I am an EMT-B (in Medic School), but I am not currently working as an EMT. I am working a security job, while in Medic school. Today I had a call come in for a woman possible having a Heart Attack. I called 911 and then went out to check. (bear in mind I was acting as a Security...
  4. Alpha752


    Looks like Gmail has sent me some invites. Should anyone be intrested, let me know by replying here. For those of you who havnt heard about gmail, its a new free email program from Google. It offered 1GB storage, and a searched based system (never delelte emails again, or thats what they...
  5. Alpha752

    Medic School

    Howdy all. I just got accepted to Paramedic class. I know this has been discussed before, but I kinda wanted to give any new members teh chance to help out a poor kid. So.... any suggestions? Comments? Anything at all? I am currently an NREMT-B, but have had difficulty securing employment in...
  6. Alpha752


    What do you prefer? A scope with dual tubes, or only one. I have hear that with 2 tubes, they rub together and make noise. True? I just got a nice stethoscope as a present, but its a dual tube. I also have a cheap monotube that I used in school. Which would be better? I seem to hear...
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    Private or Public

    The topic of Private companies Vs. Public departments is an old one. However, I wanted to see what this groups take on it is. Who do you work for? Pros/Cons either way? I am new out of school, and am looking at starting off at a private company. This will help me gain experience, along...