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  1. Martyn

    Afghanistan: RAF veteran recalls lives saved to stop own 'dark spiral'

    FYI...I am a Brit and a Royal Air Force veteran.
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    Afghanistan: RAF veteran recalls lives saved to stop own 'dark spiral'

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-58409885
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    Close call

    https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-sarasota-manatee/emts-honored-after-disarming-man-while-they-treated-him
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    Licensing

    https://www.in.gov/dhs/ems/
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    Technician dies after ambulance on 999 call hit by object...

    UPDATE: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-56879573
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    Technician dies after ambulance on 999 call hit by object...

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-56872615
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    AED Question

    You can't shock asystole...in a nutshell
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    Patient Friendly Jokes

    Quote '(before IV stick) Don't worry, this won't hurt me any.' Patient: Will this hurt? Me: Nope, I won't feel a thing
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    EMT without medical direction

    Quote 'LOL And if you know OSHA rules and what constitutes a recordable versus a non-recordable and how those labels impact companies on existing and future contracts, your actions or inactions can literally cost millions.' Stupid OSHA rule (for example): someone presents with a splinter in...
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    Jet suit paramedic tested in the Lake District 'could save lives'

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-54331994
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    EMT students not getting training...

    ...they once did due to COVID-19 concerns. https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/national/coronavirus/emt-students-not-getting-training-they-once-did-due-to-covid-19-concerns
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    Second laser attack on Wiltshire Air Ambulance...

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-wiltshire-53380107
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    Two ambulance paramedics stabbed in Wolverhampton, UK

    I wish them both a speedy recovery... https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-birmingham-53310318
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    So who is quitting EMS and going to work at Target for the guaranteed pay raise?

    Just applied...thanks for the tip
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    First patient death

    Sounds like you did OK. I have been through this several times, once, after a 60 mile trip to a hospice the patient expired as we put her into the bed at the hospice. Nothing can prepare you for the first time it happens. Take solace in the fact she was with loved ones and that she went...
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    What reactionary measures has your state enacted?

    Just got an email from Florida Dept. of Health: NEW! Florida Department of Health Resource Pool 'The Florida Department of Health has established a mechanism for health care workers who are un-employed, furloughed or interested in volunteering to provide healthcare to areas impacted by...
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    BP Gas Stations Discount for Healthcare

    I got the code, used at my local BP gas station and paid $1.31 a gallon...filled my Xterra from 1/8 tank to full for $20
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    Florida EMT Fed Up With COVID-19 Precautions Intentionally Coughed on Cashier

    Weird, I looked up his name on the Florida EMT license look up page and there is no one with that name with a current valid license...
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    Florida EMT Fed Up With COVID-19 Precautions Intentionally Coughed on Cashier

    https://www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2020/04/08/report--florida-emt-fed-up-with-covid-19-rules-intentionally-coughed-on-cashier
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    Recommendations on online places to do your EMT CEU for NREMT

    24-7.com, I have been using them for years. They report your CEU's directly to your state board. https://24-7.hsi.com/

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