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  1. X

    Maryland Recipocity

    Just moved to Maryland and I'm looking figure out where to take the skills class they talk about on MIEMSS site. I am not affiliated with a station at this time. Any help would be great appreciated. I looked on the MFRI site but couldn't find a skills course. Thanks X
  2. thecyclist

    Paramedic in Oregon

    I finish paramedic school in May. I plan to move to Oregon when I get done because I'm single and think its beautiful there. I've been in EMS for 3 years now. I was wondering if anyone has heard of Pacific West Ambulance. It's in lincoln county by the coast. Also who does the 911 transport for...
  3. J

    Post Incident Response, an Organizational Approach

    Hello all, My name is John and I am looking for advice, input or general suggestions concerning a project myself and a colleague are currently trying to get off of the ground at our service. I apologize in advance if this initial post is a little wordy, but I want to provide as much background...
  4. jaeems

    67 honored at 148th FDNY Medal Day of Ceremony

    From EMS1Academy: I'm posting this because I would like to be one to also honor those serving with FDNY, and thank them for their service. These peoples' courage is beyond the meaning of courage, so that's a major thing...
  5. Maggie Yakus

    Airborne Combat Medic care for Paratroopers

    Hey this is mainly for my fellow combat medics out there. I just got assigned to an airborne unit straight out of ait/airborne school. A big concern I've heard from people is that the unit's current medics are not trained well enough to handle an airborne incident whether from the landing or...
  6. E

    EMT CSAM

    Okay so I am a newly certified EMT-B. Im applying for ICEMA and all those certs. I unfortunately over 3 years ago got a DUI they did not convict me till a year later. There was no accidents or Injuries. It was minor. But still a DUI. I recently found out that the STATE is going to deny my...
  7. S

    NJ EMS Unions

    Hello, I'm currently interested in what Unions represent EMS employees. If you work in NJ and are a member of a Union, I'd like to know - Place of Employment - Your Union - Is your workforce ALS, BLS, Fire, or a combination. - When did your place of employment join the Union. - Overall did...
  8. JADEMT

    EMT in NJ

    I'm a paid 911 EMT in NJ (and driver), so I get paid $13.00/ hour. I work full-time, which is 36 hours a week. I also volunteer and have a second job. After taxes and medical benefits, I am making enough to get by...but that is only because I still live at home. I am saving up as much money as I...
  9. J

    UNITY EMS - EMS TODAY PROMOTIONAL OFFER

    I hope that 2018 is going well for you all! We are very excited to celebrate the official commercial launch of UNITY EMS next week at EMS Today (booth # 429)! To celebrate this, we are offering a very limited promotional offer of 1 FREE HIGH-PERFORMANCE BASE LAYER ($34.95 value) WITH THE...
  10. S

    EMS hall portfolios

    my service is trying to find additional portfolios/hall jobs for their current staff. I was curious if anyone has any additional ideas that I could recommend to my management. so far we have: oh&s, hall/vehicle maintenance, high acuity call auditing, pcr auditing, uniforms, website...
  11. beaucait

    Capnography for EMT-B, a useful tool?

    Capnography has been said to be useful, but its not in Maine EMS protocol for basics. There is nothing wrong with reading a waveform if you are trained to do so. What do you think? Is it helpful? What scenario would you think this to be most helpful? Where do you think it would not be useful? Do...
  12. beaucait

    Acute coronary syndrome /MI/STEMI and Oxygen administration

    I heard recently that research suggests not to give O'z to a patient who is having acute coronary syndrome/MI/STEMI because it constricts blood vessels and can lead to further infarction of the myocardium. What do you guys think? Should we be giving oxygen anyway? Do you think that the damage...
  13. C

    Mock DUI demo for high school

    My EMS group is planning a DUI demo for the local high school and I am wondering if anybody has experience planning one. I found the Every 15 minutes program procedure manual from the California Highway Patrol but it is more involved than we want. Any advice on how many patients we should have...
  14. J

    INTRODUCING: UNITY EMS - HIGH-PERFORMANCE UNIFORMS DESIGNED FOR MEDICS BY MEDICS

    Happy New Year to everyone! My name is Don Mekkes, and I am the Founder of the young startup UNITY EMS. - https://www.theunityems.com/ - https://www.facebook.com/theunityems/ The purpose of this post is to briefly introduce UNITY EMS to you all and ask for you open and honest feedback (which...
  15. M

    Upcoming Interview

    Hi, my name's Matt and I was wondering if any of you had advice before my interview this week. It's for American Ambulance and I couldn't be more excited to start EMS work. What questions should I expect? What kind of answers do I give? *i'll answer 100% honest still* And what can I...
  16. A

    IFT or 911?

    I've seen many threads with this topic. I am a new EMT and have one more day of training with an IFT company. However, due to submitting various applications to different companies, I have an offer for a 911 company as well. I don't know which to pick. I understand IFTs are what you make of it...
  17. J

    Two Paramedics on a round-the-world trip want to visit other EMS-Systems

    Hey :-) We are Marie&Jan (23,24), a paramedic couple from germany. In September we have started our round-the-world- trip with the mission: How does EMS-Systems in other countrys work? We started a blog (travelmedics.eu , actually in german but we are going to translate it in english, as well)...
  18. J

    EMS jobs in Nashville, Tn or surrounding areas

    Hi everyone, I was a EMT for about two years and paramedic for about one year in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a private company. We did 911 contract based along with critical care transfers and basic transfer homes and hospital to hospital. I then left to work in South carolina now...
  19. rujero

    Boston North Shore Emergency Dept Tech Positions Available

    For anyone interested in getting off the truck, my ED is hiring EMTs as "Technical Nursing Assistants." Pay starts around $16 and up with great benefits. Current available shifts as of 10/9/17 24hrs / week 1500-2300 32hrs / week 1500-2300 32hrs / week 2300-0700 32hrs / week 0700-1500...
  20. Kavsuvb

    Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants in EMS

    Here's a Question for ya, can you see in the Future where Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants become the new standard of EMS medical care in the field. Do you think the future trend in EMS is heading towards where Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants become the new version of...
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