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  1. ClarkKent

    Dosage Calculation trouble

    I am taking an online class for dosage calculations for nursing. I am done reading the book and all of the homework. On the last chapter called Advanced Adult Intravenous Calculations, she added in a question I have never seen before. I worked it out but she is say I am wrong. Once you turn...
  2. ClarkKent

    Get a Mac question for you IT guys

    I have a MacBook Pro and the iMac linked with MobileMe. Is there a way to set up a folder that will sync one folder on both computers so they will always have the same files and documents? No I am not trying to do this over the Internet, but only on my local network when I am at home...
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    Just one more thing to think about when it comes to scene safety!!

    So I had an e-mail forward to me (from an LEO) about another weapon that is now on the market that you need to keep in mind when it comes to scene safety. I have seen canes that have swords in them, but it takes a few seconds to take it out and you have some time (not much, a few seconds) to...
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    Mac vs PC (Windows) computer for schooling

    I am a very BIG fan of Apple. I have the Macbook pro 15’, All in one Mac 27’inch screen, iPhone 4, and I am about to get the iPad very soon (with MobileMe for you Mac users). I am trying to get into the Paramedics programs while knocking out my prerequisite for my RN (very close to getting...
  5. ClarkKent

    Who’s good with dosage calculations?? I need some help with a question please.

    I am in the middle of my class now and one of the question on a quiz read as followed (copied word for word from her quiz): Doctor’s order: penicillin V potassium 1 tsp qid x 10 days Available: 10-g bottle of penicillin V potassium oral suspension with the following instructions: Add 117 mL...
  6. ClarkKent

    Stories from a few London hospital

    1. A man dashes into the A&E dept.(ED) and yells . . . 'My wife's going to have her baby in the taxi'. I grabbed my stuff, rushed out to the taxi, lifted the lady's dress and began to take off her underwear. Suddenly after protests from the lady I noticed that there were several taxis - - -...
  7. ClarkKent

    40 things I would like to say out loud at work …

    1.I can see your point, but I still think you’re full of s_it. 2.I don’t know what your problem is, but I’ll bet it’s hard to pronounce. 3.How about never? Is never good for you? 4.I see you’ve set aside this special time to humiliate yourself in public. 5.I’m really easy to get...
  8. ClarkKent

    Medical Journal on small cell carcinoma

    Ok, I have been asked to find a Medical Journal on small cell carcinoma that is not a case review. Every time I have done a google search for this all I get back are care reviews. I need to find one and write a two page review of the report. Thank you for your help JK (no I am not just...
  9. ClarkKent

    Pay ranges for CNAs with an EMT-B in Ca?

    I know that almost everyone (if not all of you) on this forum is part of the EMS system and are only EMT (Basic, Intermediate, or Paramedic) but I am looking at getting my CNA cert along with my EMT-B. I know what you are thinking, why get go for a CNA when I am already an EMT-B? The reason is...
  10. ClarkKent

    How would you get this patient out??

    If the driver of this truck needed to be backboard, how would you get the driver down. I found this on the net. Just thought I would ask
  11. ClarkKent

    Magna Fortis Metacardia or better?

    I have done a search and I have not found that much info on Magna Fortis Metacardia on this forum. I just passed my EMT class (last Saturday) and my family wants to get this stethoscope for me. I have found it for about $155. Is this stethoscope worth the money or is there a better one out there?
  12. ClarkKent

    EMT-B vs. EMT-I

    Where I live (Sacramento, Ca), there is only an EMT-B right to EMT-P. I am not sure if they are combining the two classifications, or doing away with one. What I am trying to find out what is the main differentness between EMT-B to an EMT-I (If your EMS system does not use the term EMT-B and...
  13. ClarkKent

    Lay Responder Vs. First Responder

    I have my First Responder as I am going for my EMT right now, and I just noticed that the American Red Cross have a new course for Lay Responder. My question is , what the bloody difference?
  14. ClarkKent

    Scope of practice for alcohol poisoning for an EMT-B, EMT-I and or EMT-P

    As an EMT-B, EMT-I and/or EMT-P, when is it out of scope of practice to suspected alcohol poisoning and place it on the PCR? What are the signs and symptoms you need to look for in alcohol poisoning and how do you treat it (on and or off duty)? How can you tell if someone (like at a bar) just...
  15. ClarkKent

    Just wanted to say HI (My first roll call)

    What going on everyone, my name is JK (I am not Just Kidding, that is what my name is). I am right now an EMT-P (Probie aka have not past my NREMT test just YET). I am right now taking my EMT (California or Sacramento, from what I have been told, does not have and EMT-B or EMT-1, just EMT and...