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  1. FirstResponder

    LIVE RESCUE / FIRST RESPONDERS LIVE

    You had to see this one coming... What are your thoughts on these two new TV shows that have come out recently? It was a matter of time before the Fire & EMS side of things showed their faces in the day-to-day operations of the pre-hospital/ 911 system life. "Cops" has been on TV forever now...
  2. S

    ALS companies in the Bay Area

    Hello everyone, I’m an EMT currently working BLS in the Bay Area and I live in Santa Clara County. Does anyone know the ALS companies specifically in Santa Clara County? And ALS companies in the rest of the Bay Area that hires EMT's? Thanks
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    Good Texas EMS Companies to Work for?

    Hey there, I am moving to Texas here soon and looking for a good company to work for out there. I am an EMT-Basic with 5 years and 911 experience, also looking to go to paramedic school soon. I am trying to get a job before I move out there, I currently live is socal. Just looking for good...
  4. D

    Starting an EMT course soon, looking to loose some weight

    I'm starting an EMT course soon, about 2 and a half months to be exact. Currently I weigh 224lb, & I would like to be about 150 - 165. I know, I know! That's a lot. But I'm only 5'2 & although my body "carries the weight good" (or so that's what people tell me) I definitely want to be smaller...
  5. Crayons

    Help NREMt stopped me at 120 questions and i missed the last question..

    this is my second attempt and im very nervous! the first time it stopped me at 78 and i failed. i felt like crap that day but the next day i was back at it with those books. i studied every day for 3 weeks and i felt very confident but sure enough that test kicked my butt. now i wait with just...
  6. 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
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    EMT Job for a festival this weekend in Oakland California

    Hi, I run a standby medical company and we provide EMT services to festivals and athletic events. I just had a lot of EMTs cancel for this weekend. If anyone in the San Francisco Bay area is an EMT or certified first responder and would like to work this Saturday or Sunday please let me know...
  8. cityboi323

    CA Probationary EMT

    Alright i have posted this twice before but in the wrong sections lol. Third time is a charm! Whats up everyone, im a new EMT in Kern county who has been granted an EMT cert on probationary terms. The terms of my probation are to only stay out of trouble for 3 years and thats it. I was...
  9. cityboi323

    Probationary CA EMT cert

    Whats up everyone, im a new EMT in Kern county who has been granted an EMT cert on probationary terms. The terms of my probation are to only stay out of trouble for 3 years and thats it. I was arrested and convicted of a misdemeanor back when i was 18 and thats what caused my probationary...
  10. cityboi323

    Probationary California EMT cert

    Whats up everyone, im a new EMT in Kern county who has been granted an EMT cert on probationary terms. The terms of my probation are to only stay out of trouble for 3 years and thats it. I was arrested and convicted of a misdemeanor back when i was 18 and thats what caused my probationary...
  11. X

    Cath Lab to Fire/EMT-P

    So I’m just wondering if anyone else is in the same boat as I am in. I work in the Cardiac Cath Lab as a RadTech, have been here for 5 years. Looking to get into Pre-Hospital EMS, I have always been drawn to Fire / Paramedic my whole life. I didn’t pull the trigger and opted for radiology school...
  12. T

    New emt

    so I finished school in January, I also got knee surgery in January so I couldn’t work. I’m about to start looking for a job, but I do not want to look dumb on the first day once I get hired, anything I should go over before I start working ? Thanks
  13. Tbjdragonz

    CA and SD cert with misdemeanor

    Hello, First time poster here, so hopefully I got the right forum for this, but I really need some feedback. I completed my EMT class just before summer began and obtained my NREMT license immediately after as I am eager to get started (I left my full time job as a store manager at Verizon...
  14. Mel319

    EMT academy VS community college

    Hello everyone! I wanted to get some input on how you trained to become an EMT and what your thoughts are on going to a specialty acaedemy like Arizona Academy of Emergency Services versus a community college that offers EMT courses? I live in Arizona and have found at least 5 different places...
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    EMT-B Edu in PDX, OR?

    Hey! I'm looking into EMT-B programs in the Portland metro area and was wondering if anyone has any recommendations. I've found several 6mo programs through various community colleges and one 3mo program through a place in Vancouver, WA called Northwest Regional Training Center. I've found no...
  16. S

    EMT-B Recertification

    I want to renew my nation registry certification before it expires next March (I'm a full-time biology student and would prefer doing it over this summer when I have more time). Does anyone know if I can recertify this early? Also (for someone living in MD), can I recertify by retaking the...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. B

    EMT Reciprocity and Applying for licensure

    I'm a new student to EMS and taking my EMT-B course through local EMS in South Carolina. I've been a little confused about reciprocity and the process of passing the National Registry and applying for a license. I've been thinking about moving soon (within the next couple years) out west and am...
  20. K

    Currently Casino EMT offered gig with Ambulance Company...

    This seems like a no-brainer to me and I'm 99% sure I'm taking it but I thought I'd confirm my thoughts with the world: My current goal is to be come a paramedic firefighter. I just recently started working as a Security Officer/EMT at a Casino. I finally was interviewed by my first choice out...
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