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  1. M

    Will this prevent me from working in EMS?

    Hello all, I enrolled in a local technical college with the intention of becoming an EMT, then working as one for a year or so then going to medic school. The problem is 7 years ago I got arrested for an underage DUI charge after leaving a party, I was 19 years old. I was wondering if I can...
  2. F

    EMT without medical direction

    I’m posting in ALS hoping someone has some experience with this. Any help greatly appreciated..I’m considering a job that was offered but not clear on the legalities. They have referenced OSHA first-aid (vs medical treatment) as an exclusion to need any medical supervision but also have generic...
  3. M

    Could I loose ability to practice?

    Ok. While going through the fire academy for AEMT I was accused of cheating on my final (I didn't) so I had a hearing and they said they think I did and i was expelled from the course and there for could not get my license or test for registry. They then said I would have to find somewhere else...
  4. AlexTheChamberlain

    Transporting Your Attacker, and Your Right to Refuse

    So a few coworkers of mine have been attacked by a small group of frequent flyers, who usually have no valid medical complaint, and are just looking for a ride, or sometimes they point blank say "I was just bored" when they get to the hospital. Just recently, a good friend of mine and former...
  5. T

    New user: Teachers Assistant / Paramedic forced to cover school nurse??

    Hello! I'm a teacher's assistant and paramedic. I travel around the school district and work at whatever schools need me on that day. Recently, at one of my schools, they've been having me short term cover for the school nurse. It's only usually 20-30 minutes, but I really don't want it to...
  6. P

    Can I become an EMT with an arrest record?

    5 years ago (barely 18) I was arrested for petty theft. I stole a pack of Nike socks. I had a good plea agreement in my favor due to the low severity of my "criminal act" and my case was dismissed along with my guilty plea being removed after completing community service and a shoplifters...
  7. R

    ETOH College Student Vs College Policy Vs State Law

    Let me first start this post by saying, when someone is intoxicated how do we know if they are mentally capable of understanding a situation when alcohol consumption is different for every human being? We have a college campus in town (catholic private school) who has a policy on campus that...

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